Who We Are

Literacy Volunteers of Washington County is a nonprofit organization offering free literacy programs in reading, writing, and speaking English to adults in Washington County and Southeastern CT. Our focus is on helping adults at the lowest literacy levels. Our volunteers assist Adult Basic Education learners (native speakers of English) and English as a Second Language learners. 

 

Literacy Volunteers began as as Westerly Public Library outreach program in 1982. By 1988, LVWC had developed its own bylaws, Board of Directors, and become incorporated. In 1991, LVWC received 501(c)3 nonprofit status.

Bilingual Literacy Coordinator- Chinese

Ling Springer

Literacy Specialist

Barbara Petty Heuer

lvwcbhstaff@gmail.com

Literacy Specialist

Theresa Gregal

lvwctgstaff@gmail.com

Executive Director

Mary Carol Kendzia

lvwcexedir@gmail.com

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Staff

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Robin E. Springborn

President

 

Karen Christian

Vice President

 

Janell Hayes Bruno

Secretary

 

Stephen K. Lynner

Treasurer

David R. Bailey

Rev. Sunil Chandy

Anne Driscoll

Ellen Lynch

Jennifer Richins Mellen

Edwin L. Russell

Justin J. Stevenson    

         

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Keri Brenner

Anne G. Earle

Mary Goodman          

Andrew Nathan

Tom Reycraft

Ardith Schneider

Jacquelyn Smith

 

Mary Carol Kendzia

Executive Director

Literacy Volunteers of Washington County

7 Elm Street

P. O. Box 245

Westerly, RI 02891