Janika joined the WBG Connects board in 2022.
Janika LeMaitre is a Personal Brand Advisor. She serves as a board director for the Rotary Club of Weston & Wayland and is a board advisor for the Boston Lyric Opera. In addition, Janika is a member of the Protocol & Diplomacy International - Protocol Officers Association and volunteers for RIA Inc. She's received certifications from the Protocol School of Washington and the Institute of Leadership Management.
Interim Vice President
Claudia joined the WBG Connects board in 2022.
Claudia O'Regan is a Regional Vice President at Arbonne International. In her role, Claudia offers expertise in marketing and recruiting.
Jeanne joined the WBG Connects board in 2021.
Jeanne Richardson is the CEO and Travel Consultant at Blue Dynasty Entertainment and Travel. She is a Board Member of the Greater Boston Association of Black Social Workers and the Board of Governors of the Shirley-Eustis House. In addition, Jeanne volunteers as the Co-Chair of the Public Image Committee for the Rotary Club of Weston & Wayland. Jeanne holds a CAGS from Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, and an M.Ed. from Cambridge College.
Katya joined the WBG Connects board in 2021.
Katya Portnaya is the President at Boston Carriage Limousines. She is also the President at the Rotary Club of Weston and Wayland and a member at Master Gardner's Association.
Chantha joined the WBG Connects board in 2023.
Chantha Carter is the Development & Strategy Director at RIA Inc., a nonprofit public charity organization and volunteers at Tomorrow's Women Today. She received her BA in Sociology and Women’s Studies at the University of New Hampshire.
Barbara joined the WBG Connects board in 2023.
Barbara contributes experience on several New England nonprofit boards as secretary.
Debra Mayfield, Esq.
WBG welcomed Debra as a Board Advisor in 2023.
Debra Mayfield is an Attorney at Debra Mayfield, Esq. LLC. and has received a Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Rating. She's previously served as President of Women in Business Connection ("WIBC") and Massachusetts LGTBQ Bar Association. Debra currently volunteers at Steps to Success. She received her JD at Northeastern University School of Law and her BA at University of Massachusetts Boston.
Katina Fontes, PhD.
WBG welcomed Katina as a Board Advisor in 2023.
Dr. Katina Fontes is the Founder and President of Athina Education, Inc., and serves as a Member and Chair at Goodnow Library's Board of Trustees. She received her B.A. at the University of Iowa, her A.M. at the University of Chicago, and her Ph.D. at Lesley University.