THE FUND FOR SANDWICH ADVISORY COMMITTEE
MADELEINE WING ADLER
Madeleine is a Senior Associate at the AASCU-Penson Center for Professional Development, a division of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, headquartered in Washington, DC. Her consulting focuses on leadership coaching as well as strategic planning and change in universities.
President of West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania (1992-2008) Madeleine pioneered the “distributed leadership” approach to university administration in an institution with 13,000 students and a $200 million annual budget. Previously she was Vice President for Academic Affairs at Framingham State College (1986-1992) and a long-time faculty member and administrator at The City University of New York, including Queens College and the CUNY Central Office.
Madeleine holds a baccalaureate from Northwestern University and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Other service includes: Member, Board of Directors, Community Health Center of Cape Cod; Chair, Board of Directors, Chester County (Pennsylvania) Community Foundation;; Member and Vice-Chair, Board of Directors, Chester County Historical Society Museum and Archives; founding Member, Board of Directors, Chester County Fund for Women and Girls; Member, Board of Directors, Willow Financial Bank; Member, Board of Directors, Danforth Museum of Art (Massachusetts); New York City Comptroller’s appointee to the Brooklyn Economic Development Corporation; Staff Member, Joint Committee on the Organization of the U.S. Congress.
Madeleine’s ancestors and Wing relatives have lived in Sandwich since its founding in 1637. She grew up in Ohio, and vacationed with her family in Sandwich. She and her husband have owned their home in East Sandwich for nearly two decades.
Paul was born and raised in Framingham, MA and spent most of his life in and around Boston. He earned a BA in Liberal Arts from St. John’s Seminary College and a Master’s Degree in Urban Sociology from Boston College. He has extensive experience in organizational management and administration, international negotiations and community-based program development. He has also taught social and economic policy on the university level.
From 2009-2014, he served as principal consultant to Clean Energy Solutions, Inc., a small Cambridge-based energy efficiency consulting firm that provided project management services to the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance, The City of Cleveland, the Better Buildings Programs in Jacksonville, Florida and New Orleans, and the Atlanta-based Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance.
Prior to that, he served as senior manager and president of The School for Field Studies (SFS), an international field-based, environmental research and community development organization serving indigenous communities in Kenya, Costa Rica, Mexico, Australia and the British West Indies.
You may recognize Paul from his work as a Barnstable County Human Rights Commissioner. He served a six-year term as one of nine commissioners. He is also on The Cape Cod Foundation’s Board of Directors.
Paul and his wife, Vianna, have owned a home in East Sandwich since 2005. They have three grown children and three grandchildren.
Paula has been involved with Sandwich Community TV (SCTV) since 2004 and became its Executive Director in 2009. Since then, the organization has undergone tremendous growth. Under her leadership, an SCTV-owned, state of the art main studio was completed in 2009, and a renovated studio and media center was designed and installed by SCTV at Sandwich High School in 2013. The organization also owns and operates a 24/7 local community radio station, WSDH 91.5FM.
Paula has a keen interest in technology and the effects and power of social media. She has been an active user and administrator for several social media accounts on Cape Cod.
Before joining SCTV, she worked for a number of years in the telecommunications industry and held positions with both New England Telephone, Bell Atlantic, and Verizon in outside plant and engineering.
She has served on the boards of the Sandwich Chamber of Commerce, the Boardwalk Ball Committee, Sandwich Chamber Marketing Committee and Sandwichfest Committee. She is currently serving on the Sandwich Council on Aging, the Sandwich Glass Town Cultural District Steering Committee, and First Night Sandwich, an event she helped found.
Paula has lived in Sandwich for 29 years with her husband Jeffrey. Their two sons attended Sandwich public schools K-12. She loves the natural beauty of Sandwich and its history and is dedicated to growing The Fund for Sandwich with her colleagues so it can be a resource for the nonprofit community of Sandwich for years to come.
CHECK THIS OUT: Paula’s profiled in Cape Cod Life’s 2018 Annual Edition
Tom is a partner in the Private Client Department at Nutter, McClennan and Fish, LLP and works out of the Hyannis and Boston offices. His practice includes sophisticated estate planning, with a focus on minimizing estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes. Tom also advises personal representatives and trustees in the areas of estate and trust administration and counsels clients on charitable planning and the creation and administration of charitable foundations. In the probate court, he has successfully handled reformation cases, the preparation and allowance of complex and contested accounts and guardianship matters.
Tom serves on the Board of Trustees of Heritage Museums and Gardens and the Board of Directors of the Estate Planning Council of Cape Cod and the Sandwich Legacy Foundation. He is also an active member of Cape Cod Young Professionals and a leader of Sandwich Cub Scout Pack 46.
While in law school, he was a member of the University of Colorado Law Review and a Rothgerber, Johnson and Lyons Teaching Fellow in contracts.