Board of Directors

To contact the Board of Directors directly, email

  • Gary Kunz, President

    Gary Kunz


  • Nick Dembsey

    Nick Dembsey

    Vice President

  • John Bush, Treasurer

    John Bush


  • Mary Trudeau, Clerk

    Mary Trudeau


  • Lisa Braiterman

    Lisa Braiterman

  • Tom Coleman

    Tom Coleman

  • Erik Cordes

    Erik Cordes

  • Roger Kellman

  • Chris Palazzolo

    President, Star Island United Church of Christ

  • Suellen Peluso

    Suellen Peluso

  • Deborah Rogers Duval, President, Star Island United Church of Christ, Inc.

    Deborah Rogers Duval


  • Nate Soul

    Nate Soule

    President, Isles of Shoals Association Unitarian Universalist,  Inc.

  • Louise Williams



We are proud to be taking care of your Spirit’s Home

You can reach staff by email at the following addresses:

  • Kate Brady

    Office ManagerEmail

  • Michael Bray, Information Services Manager

    Michael Bray

    Information Services Manager & Island RegistrarEmail

  • John Bynum, Food Service Manager

    John Bynum

    Island Manager & Food Service Manager Email

  • Jack Farrell, Island Manager & Director of Facilities

    Jack Farrell

    Director of Facilities Email

  • Chris Jablonski, Island Minister

    Chris Jablonski

    Island Minister Email

  • Justina Maji, Conference Center Director

    Justina Maji

    Conference Center DirectorEmail

  • Ally Miner

    Administrative Assistant & Assistant Conference Center DirectorEmail

  • Lisa Santilli, Communications & Development Coordinator:

    Lisa Santilli

    Assistant Director of Communications & Development Email

  • Kristen Simard, Environmental Services Manager

    Kristen Simard

    Environmental Services ManagerEmail

  • Peter Squires, Interim Director of Development:

    Peter Squires

    Interim Director of DevelopmentEmail

  • Joe Watts, Chief Executive Officer

    Joe Watts

    Chief Executive Officer Email


If you’re not sure who to write to, you can always email, which is monitored by our Office Manager. She can forward your request to the appropriate staffer.