FORWARD Board Of Directors

President

Kathy McNamara Ohman

Vice President

Sandy Corbett

Treasurer

RF Duffy   

Members At Large

Tom Bjornson  

Robert Brennan  

Deb Colligan

Marge Cook  

Angela Hamwey

Sheila Lyons

Advisory Board

Mary Adams 

Barbara Bjornson

Mark Forest  

Fred Misilo

Angela Welch Strauss

Pearl Wolfson

 


Kathy McNamara Ohman

PRESIDENT

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Kathy McNamara Ohman is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, (LICSW), in Massachusetts. She has experience working with children & families. She is also the Owner/Operator of Kate's Seafood & Ice Cream, a classic Cape Cod Clam Shack, celebrating 30 seasons of business, on Route 6A,

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Sandy Corbett       

VICE PRESIDENT

 

Sandy Corbett has many years of experience working for the federal government, twenty-seven of them with the U.S. National Park Service. During that time she managed the Contracting Division, establishing a national reputation for her expertise in contract law and was responsible for innovations in use nationally today. Additionally

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R.F. Duffy

TREASURER

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I’ve been a South Dennis Resident since the early 80s.  I’m currently employed by a small liquor chain in South Dennis. I am a member of the Dennis Board of Health. In my recent past I delivered Department of Housing Community Development Block Grants to the Cape and Martha’s Vineyard. Through these grants we ...

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Debra Hope Colligan

 

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Debra Hope Colligan is an award winning landscape & animal painter & graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) receiving a Scholarship Award for Masters credits from PAFA and The Barnes Foundation/The Violette de Mazia Trust in "Advanced Theoretical & Critical Studies of the Fine Arts"  She enjoys past & present gallery representation on Cape Cod & the Islands and throughout the United States and has been featured in numerous publications on Cape Cod, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, NYC, & Philadelphia.

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Tom Bjornson

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Rob Brennan

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Robert L. Brennan, Jr. is an award-winning real estate developer, with an accomplished background in the law, politics and community development. 

 

Rob is the President of CapeBuilt Development, LLC and the developer of Heritage Sands in Dennis Port, Cape Cod, Massachusetts (www.HeritageSands.com). Located on 8 acres of Nantucket Sound shoreline, Heritage Sands is Cape Cod's first oceanfront cottage community in more than 50 years. Heritage Sands has been recognized as "Best Residential Development in the Americas" by the International Property Awards, and received four 2015 PRISM Awards from the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston for "Best Land Planning" (Gold), "Best Home Under 2500 s.f." (Gold), "Best Sales Model Under $650,000" (Gold) and "Best Residential Development" (Silver).

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Marge Cook

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Angela Hamwey

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After many years in HR/ business & raising three busy boys - armed with both her business experience & her design training while attending Rhode Island School of Design Angela decided to turn a young girls dream into something so much more. Combining her many years in the hotel industry and her passion for design Mackenzie & Company is able to offer not only residential design but boutique commercial office & hospitality design.

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sheila lyons

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Sheila Lyons recently stepped down from her elected position as Barnstable County Commissioner, a position she held for eight years. As Commissioner, she represented the County on various intergovernmental and non-profit boards.

During her time in office, Sheila was an outspoken advocate for Cape Cod, leading the County’s influence in areas of the environment and wastewater remediation, poverty, opioid addiction and smart economic growth.

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Mary McManus Adams

ADVISORY BOARD

Mary Adams is a native Cape Codder. Raised in Yarmouth she attended local schools, raised her family in Dennis and has been a Special Needs Assistant in the Dennis/ Yarmouth & Lower Cape Regional Tech school systems since 1992.

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Barbara Bjornson

ADVISORY BOARD



Mark Forest

ADVISORY BOARD

Mark Forest is a long time resident of South Yarmouth. He is the former Chief of Staff to both Congressman Gerry Studds & Bill Delahunt. He began his career as the Assistant Town Manager in Provincetown. 

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FRED MISILO

ADVISORY BOARD

Fred Misilo has been a tireless and lifelong advocate for individuals with disabilities and their families. Mr. Misilo began his career working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and worked his way up to serve as the Executive Director of Harbor Area Community Services, Inc. in Boston, Massachusetts. After graduating from law school, he became a legal advocate for individuals with disabilities and gained a reputation for his strong advocacy as well as his grasp of the complex ...

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Angela Welch Strauss

ADVISORY BOARD


pearl wolfson

ADVISORY BOARD

B.S. in Education, Tufts University
Teacher, Brookline Public Schools-Phys, Ed K Thru 8
M. Ed, Boston University
Owner Director, Camp Wingate Kirkland,Yarmouth 1963-1990
Yarmouth Housing Authority -elected two terms
Board member HAC 1975-1985
Founder and President-Our First Home, Inc 1999
Board member-Cape Cod Mental Health Assoc. 1975-1980

Married 1960-2000 Husband died 2000
Four children, four grandchildren