Board of Trustees


Executive Committee

Alan E. Gold ~ President

Principal, Gold & Partners
Alan Gold has over 30 years’ experience in industry as a marketing and strategy executive in a range of industries. As President of the Board of Trustees for Seacoast Repertory Theatre he is the chief executive of the organization and responsible for general governance. Alan is also a board member the City of Portsmouth Cultural Commission (Art-Speak) and is active in the Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce.


Dane Peters ~ VicePresident

Civic Leader
Dane Peters is a consultant to nonprofit boards throughout the U.S. A former captain in the USMC and 40 years experience in education, he writes on leadership, teaching, children, and parents in his blog and loves to read and volunteer in his professional and local communities.



David Smith ~ Treasurer

Robinson Smith Wealth Advisors, LLC
David Smith has worked in investment management and financial services for over twenty-five years.  He is an owner of Robinson Smith Wealth Advisors, LLC and works with high-net-worth investors managing their investments and financial goals.  He was a Managing Director at investment firm BlackRock, and formerly held positions at Forward Management, Citizens Funds and Fidelity Investments.  He is also a Board Member for the Southern District YMCA located in Exeter which includes Camp Lincoln located in Kingston, NH.  He is involved in youth sports and has coached baseball, basketball, flag football and soccer teams over the past decade.  He lives in Kensington, NH with his wife Wendi and their three boys.

Robin Lurie-Meyerkopf ~ Secretary

South Street & Vine
Robin Lurie-Meyerkopf has worked for the past twenty five years in the field of education. She has presented workshops all over New England. Robin works with educators through UNH Professional Development and Training. She is also a Board Member for Art-Speak, the Cultural Commission of Portsmouth NH and is the former Associate Director of the Asperger/Autism Network. Currently Robin is employed by Discover Portsmouth/The Portsmouth Historical Society.




Board Members

Dick Winn

NextEra Energy Seabrook Station
Dick Winn does strategic communications consulting for the electrical energy industry.  He retired from NextEra Energy as head of nuclear communications for the company’s nine-unit nuclear fleet, including Seabrook Station.  Previously, he led communications for the National Fire Protection Association, where he was architect of the Learn Not to Burn fire safety campaign featuring Emmy-award winning public safety announcements with Dick Van Dyke.  A former radio and television newsman for network affiliates in Seattle, Dick served seven years in the U.S. Navy as a Naval Flight Officer/Mission Commander, and communications bureau head at the Pentagon.

Lin Tamulonis

Assoc. VP, Corp & Community Ed., Great Bay Community College
Lin Tamulonis is the Associate VP of the Business & Training Center at Great Bay Community College. She strategically leads a revenue generating division by meeting financial expectations and developing innovative programming. She has been recognized by The Governor of NH for serving students with disabilities; the Chancellor of the CCSNH for contributions to economic development; the Seacoast Early Learning Alliance for commitment to early learning professionals.

Katelyn Kwoka

Pratt & Whitney




Jonathan Day

Managing Partner, Sharper Selling; Executive Director, DMC Seacoast




John Goodlander

Shaheen & Gordon Law Offices

Henry Sirois

General Manager, Portsmouth Sheraton Harborside Hotel




Brenda Richards

Civil Leader




Sarah Lachance

Liberty Mutual Insurance





Ex Officio

Helen Goransson

Elbrys Networks, Inc.

Summer Winebaum

Bow Street Theatre Trust

Gillian M. Aguilar

Civic Leader
Gillian came over to the U.S. in the early nineteen sixties and lived for forty years in Belmont, MA, with her husband, Frank, and their four children.  During that time she taught German and French at Belmont High School and then moved up to Portsmouth in retirement.

To get in touch with our Board of Trustees, please email them here.