Newton Community Pride (NCP) — the Newton nonprofit dedicated to building community through free and accessible arts and culture programming, public art, beautification and service projects — proudly announces the election of two new Board members.

Sue Chapman: Sue Chapman is the AVP of Community Relations at The Village Bank and resides in Lowell with her husband Brian and is a mother of four. She enjoys volunteering in the Newton community and looks forward to supporting Newton Community Pride’s mission of free and accessible arts and culture programming.

Mark Ravera: Mark Ravera is a CPA and partner at local firm Walter Shuffain. Mark currently serves on the Board of Directors for B’nai B’rith Housing and Jewish Community Day School.  He and his wife Shira, an interior designer, live in Newton with their three daughters, Talia, Ayelet, and Galit, and dog, Goldie.

“I am delighted that Sue and Mark have joined the NCP Board of Directors, bringing their impressive skills and deep commitment to our community.  I know that the rest of our Board joins me in welcoming them, and we look forward to working with them both,” said Meryl Kessler, Newton Community Pride Board Chair.