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Our Board

Our board of directors is made up of dedicated individuals from many fields, including construction, real estate, social services, finance, and faith leadership. Their collective expertise helps guide our programs, informs our strategic direction, and assesses the effectiveness of our organization. These men and women lead us in our mission to build homes, hope, lives, and community.

 

 

Wil Rhymer

Wil Rhymer

President - Wil is an Assistant Vice-President of Cape Cod Five Cents Savings, and the Wellfleet Branch Manager. In addition to his banking and finance expertise, he brings us his broad connections in the community, his experience and expertise with non-profit organizations and his enthusiasm for our mission and work. About his work with Habitat, Wil says, “It makes me smile when I see the smiles on the faces of families helped by Habitat who otherwise would not be able to own their own home. I hope to continue to play a part in bringing more smiles to Habitat families.” Wil lives in Brewster.

Nancy Smith

Nancy Smith

Vice President - Nancy has spent 40 years as a consultant to the food ingredient industry, 22 of those years at Arthur D. Little, Inc., where she was Vice President and managing director of the company’s international consulting practice to the food, beverage and food ingredient industries. Currently, she is a partner of TFG (formerly The Food Group) a boutique consulting firm focused on the food ingredient industry. Her consulting activities focus on helping clients understand the critical interfaces among technology investment, business strategy and market opportunities. Nancy was a member of the Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod’s 25th gala event committee and has been a volunteer in the Habitat office helping in resource development. She splits her time between her homes in West Yarmouth and Waltham.

Linda Cebula

Linda Cebula

Treasurer - After attaining her license as a CPA, and having spent many years in the corporate world in major retailers, Linda started consulting with small businesses and individuals. Her practice includes financial management and administration, tax and audit preparation. Upon relocating to the Cape, she has served on the Habitat Finance Committee for the past 3 years and has been a construction volunteer for many years. In addition to Habitat, her community involvement includes: Harwich Board of Selectmen, Chatham Historical Society (Trustee and Treasurer), and Cape Women’s Coalition (Co-Chair). She lives in Harwich Port with her husband, Robert MacCready, and their cats.

Peter Kimball

Peter Kimball

Clerk - Peter is president of AP Kimball Construction based in Yarmouth Port. He has more than 10 years of residential construction management and 30 years of business experience. Peter was team leader for Blitz Build 2013 in Orleans, where the Homebuilders and Remodelers Association of Cape Cod (HBRACC) built a Habitat home in one week. He currently serves on the Town of Yarmouth Old Kings Highway Historic Committee as well as on the Board of Directors of HBRACC. Peter resides in Yarmouth Port with his wife and business partner, Angela.

Rev. Dr. John Terry

Rev. Dr. John Terry

Ass't Clerk - John serves as pastor of the Federated Church of Hyannis. He previously served churches in New Hampshire, Georgia, New York City and Cleveland. He is currently co-chair of the Board of Champ House (a safe and nurturing campus for homeless youth and adults). John lives in Hyannis.

Frank Almeida

Frank Almeida

Frank recently retired from 39 years of Federal Government service as a Fisheries Biologist and Administrator. For the past 10 years he was Director of the NOAA Fisheries science lab in Woods Hole, MA and Deputy Director of facilities in 6 northeastern states. Frank became active with Habitat as a construction volunteer on our 75th house in Orleans during 2011-2012. He has quickly become a valued regular on our sites and has chalked up many hours at the build sites. Frank lives in Falmouth.

Warren Brodie

Warren Brodie

Warren is the principal of Law Offices of Warren H. Brodie, P.C., a law firm with offices in Wellesley and Mashpee. Warren has been involved with Habitat since 2003 as a member of the Land Acquisition Committee, which seeks developable land and assist in obtaining all permits necessary for the construction of affordable homes. Warren presently chairs the committee, and has been involved in over 30 Habitat homes. Warren has also been active on builds, and he participated in Habitat’s 2006 trip to the gulf region in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Warren lives in Waquoit, MA.

Tricia Favulli

Tricia Favulli

Trisha is the Director of Assessing for the Town of Falmouth. She has been with the assessing office for the last 13 years, and prior to joining the assessing department Trisha was a Realtor at Vincent Associates in Falmouth. Trisha became involved with Habitat through the Falmouth Builds Together Committee – a group fundraising for the Glenwood Avenue home. Trisha lives in Falmouth with her husband Mark.

Carol Forgione

Carol Forgione

Carol has 25+ years of experience as a business professional, with specialty in the field of Human Resources Management. She is currently the Director of Human Resources for the Nauset Regional School District, a position she has held for the past year. Prior to this role, Carol served as Vice President and Director of Human Resources for the Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank for nine years. She has also held similar roles for other local organizations over the past fifteen years since moving to Cape Cod from the Boston area in 2000. Carol earned her MBA from Rivier College in N.H., and a B.S. Degree in Business from the University of MA at Lowell, MA. Carol is active in the community, and is a volunteer advisor to the HR Committee for Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod. She also held a role on the board of the Cape Cod Human Resources Association (scholarship chair), and is the Treasurer for the Brewster PTO. Carol resides in Brewster with her husband Joe and two young children, Julia, age 7 and Joey aged 12. She enjoys spending time with her family, which includes spending lots of time cheerleading at local youth sports events.

Linda Jean

Linda Jean

Linda spent 32 years in civil service employment with multiple federal agencies. Prior to retirement she was the Executive Director of the Enterprise Acquisition Division at Hanscom Air Force Base. She was responsible for the cost, schedule and performance management of contracts valued in excess of $12B worldwide. In 2008, after retirement, Linda established Seaview Consulting providing services to DOD and civilian contractors in the preparation of proposals and grants. From May 2014 –July 2015 she was the Interim Executive Director of the Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce. She has a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement. Linda lives in West Yarmouth with her husband John Nellenbeck.

Dave King

Dave King

Dave is returning to the Board after a break of several years. Dave retired as the Reiff Professor of Biology at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA, after 31 years of teaching and research. Dave now chairs Habitat’s Family Partnership Committee, serves on our Governance Committee, and has participated in many aspects of Habitat volunteer work. Dave says, “It is my hope that our Habitat Affiliate will be able to sustain its recent impressive capacity to provide affordable housing on Cape Cod through improved partnerships within and beyond our organization.” Dave lives in Orleans.

Kathleen Nagle

Kathleen Nagle

Kathleen is a top producing Real Estate Agent with Kinlin Grover working out of their Wellfleet office. She specializes in representing clients who want to purchase single-family homes or income/investment property on the Outer Cape. Prior to moving to the Cape she worked for the Nine West Group at their corporate headquarters in Stamford, CT . When Kathleen moved to the Cape in 2000 she was introduced to Habitat by working on a build site in Orleans as well as in Chatham. From there she served on the Family Selection Committee, and ‎then as a Family Partner in Eastham and Wellfleet. Kathleen lives in Wellfleet.

Charles Orr

Charles Orr

Charles is a Registered Architect with Hutker Architect in Falmouth with over 25 years of architectural experience, and serves as Principal and Senior Project Designer of the Falmouth Office. Charles has served for several years on HHCC’s Land Acquisition Committee and together, with staff at Hutker Architect, are the designers of the 2013 Namskaket Road homes in Orleans. Charles says “My aspiration for Habitat is to create such wonderful homes that communities will be approaching Habitat to have them in their neighborhoods!” Charles lives in Falmouth.

Jill Scalise

Jill Scalise

Jill has been helping to reduce homelessness, professionally and on a volunteer basis, for 25 years. She has a Masters of Social Service with a concentration in Advocacy, Planning and Program Development. Since 2004 she has worked for the Cape Cod Council of Churches as the Director of Case Management and Hospitality Housing, where she helps those seeking housing and provides support services to those now in housing. “I believe my experience will be helpful in understanding both the needs of, and resources for, families moving into Habitat homes.” Jill lives in Brewster.

Father Joe Towle

Father Joe Towle

Joe is a retired Catholic Priest who has always been dedicated to working with people on the margin, whether in Latin America or in the United States. He is an active volunteer with both the Family Pantry of Cape Cod in Harwich and Habitat for Humanity, where he is a regular on the construction sites. Joe says, “I look upon construction with Habitat as an undoing of some of the destruction in the world.” Joe lives in Harwich Port.

Ron Winner

Ron Winner

Ron has almost 40 years of experience in the lumber and building materials industry, selling to builders and architects. He joined Shepley Wood Products in 1989 as their first outside lumber salesman. He has worked on Habitat builds in the past and looks forward to more hands-on building. Ron hopes “to work to help Habitat continue the great work it is already doing.” Ron lives in Hyannis.