2019 Board of Directors
West Broadway Neighborhood Association is led by an all-volunteer, neighborhood-based Board of Directors who can serve up to three consecutive 2-year terms.
Chapin Avenue, 7 years in the Neighborhood
Pastor, The Feast Church
We love living on the West Side because our kids are growing up in a diverse and dynamic place. They get to learn from so many different world views and experiences.
Willow Street, 5 years in the neighborhood
Communications Assistant, Rhode Island Housing
Between the architectural character, cultural diversity, and outstanding culinary scene, the West Side neighborhood has exceptionally great flavor.
Wood Street, 1.5 years in the neighborhood
Director of Preservation, Providence Preservation Society
Because of friendly and diverse neighbors who care about our city.
Tobey Street, 8 years in the neighborhood
Statistic and Survey Rep, Brown University
We live in a genuine community with a unique blend of ethnic diversity, rich history, stunning architecture, fantastic restaurants, and unique shops. All of the things that make this a fantastic neighborhood are tied together by its strongest asset, the people who live here.
Attorney, Locke Lorde LLP
The West Side is vibrant and eclectic neighborhood with a great mix of people, shops, restaurants and public spaces. It has a great history and an exciting future!
Hudson Street, 2 years in the neighborhood
Video Producer, Atomic Clock
The West Side has beautiful architecture, cool businesses, and lots of fun things to do, but the #1 reason this neighborhood is so special is its diverse community of interesting, creative, and kind people.
Marshall Street, 18+ years in the neighborhood
University Teacher & Retired Humanitarian Relief Worker
Culturally diverse area of older homes with character and engaged citizens.
Cranston Street, 28+ years in the neighborhood
Pharmacist & Owner, Asthenis Pharmacy
Everything is close and walkable, we don't have to travel too far for the best entertainment, food, and now pharmacy!
Hudson Street, 2 years in the neighborhood
Public Access Program Coordinator, The Nature Conservancy
Community and civic engagement, great restaurants/bars, dogs per capita.
Broadway, 6 years in the neighborhood
Small Business Owner
There’s a real sense of community in this neighborhood. People are settling here and making it home. It isn’t as transitory as some other areas that rely heavily on students.
Carpenter Street, 15 years in the neighborhood
It is diverse, lively yet peaceful, walkable, visually pleasant, offers responsible and efficient scale and density, provides a sense of authenticity and history, welcoming to variety of cultures and lifestyles, close to downtown, and the neighbors look out for each other.
Chapin Avenue, 7 years in the neighborhood
I would describe the West End as a “Victorian Sesame Street.” It's a great diverse community with beautiful historic architecture, and there's plenty to learn from the warm and fuzzy people that live and work there.
Westminster Street, 8 years in the neighborhood
Professional Organizer, A Fresh-Start
I live and work in the neighborhood and I believe that West Broadway is a great neighborhood because of its diverse population, wonderful restaurants, and variety of services for humans and animals, multitude of culture.
Dexter Street, 14 years in the neighborhood
Drug Free Community Program Director, City of Providence Healthy Communities Office
The West Side is a great place to live – a nice neighborhood, is clean and a supportive community.
Broadway, 13 years in the neighborhood
Realtor, Westcott Properties
There is no better place to raise a family than the West Side of Providence. Great people, great food and excitement year round. I am proud to live in this neighborhood and invest in this thriving community.
Hammond Street, 10 years in the neighborhood
Realtor & Certified Real Estate Appraiser
I love the people who live here. The West Side is brimming with innovators, preservationists, artists, thinkers, and families; and I love that my neighbors are just as passionate about this little corner of the city as I am.
Dexter Street, 6 months in the neighborhood
Policy Advocate, Green Energy Consumers Alliance (formerly People's Power & Light)
I grew up in cohousing, an intentional community that valued shared space and being close with your neighbors. In the West End and WBNA, I see the same commitment to community building, green space, and neighborhood engagement – I feel at home!
Niagara Street, 24 years in the neighborhood
Owner, Casa Buena Builders, Inc.
I'm encouraged by what can be accomplished when neighbors work together. Cleaner streets, better housing, influencing decisions that affect the entire city. A great group of people with whom to work.
Ellery Street, 7 years in the neighborhood
I love the people in our neighborhood.
Hammond Street, 11 years in the neighborhood
Retired Program Director and Volunteer Manager, Providence Children's Museum, Ready to Learn Providence, Providence CityArts!
I love living in a neighborhood where people are friendly, where neighborhood events create a sense of community, and where the neighborhood group creates opportunities like the solar panel program to participate in. My electric bill is $0 because of WBNA!