Board of Directors

Patty Jones – Chairman
Donor and community volunteer, Patty has been involved with OSS since 2011 and has previously held positions as vice president and secretary. She was also chair of OSS’s Thanks for the Memories and Concert Series. Patty is the former chair of both Empty Bowls Delray Beach and Women of Grace. She has been involved in many local fundraising committees, as well as PTO president of Upper School for four years.
Deborah Dowd – Vice Chairman
Retired Palm Beach County educator of nearly 40 years, long time active Delray Beach resident, and a member and donor to many local non-profits, including Impact 100 Women and Women of Grace.
Pati Maguire – Secretary
A professional artist on her sixth term on the OSS board, Pati is also a founding board member of Plein Air Palm Beach and served on the board of In The Pines, an organization dedicated to improving the lives and building homes of the farmworker community in Delray Beach and Boynton.
Bill Branning
President of BSA Construction, and former board member of numerous community industry and business associations, including Delray Beach CRA, Site Plan Review & Appearance Board, Historic Preservation Board, Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce, and the Delray Beach Historical Society.
Sherry Davis
Founder of The Davis Team, retired in 2017. Active tennis player and Delray Beach Resident
Joe Gillie
Former president and CEO of Old School Square, a position he served for 23 years. Joe has supported the arts in Palm Beach County for over 35 years.
Janet Meeks
Retired former Education Coordinator for Delray Beach & active Delray Beach Resident
Judy Mollica – Treasurer
Owner & Broker of Ocean East Properties and active Delray Beach resident
Elise Nail
Former OSS board chair and current owner of Putt’n Around Delray Beach, Elise is a generous donor to numerous community not-for-profits.
Noreen Payne
Realtor at Lang Realty and active Delray Beach resident, Noreen currently also serves on the board of directors for Achievement Centers for Children & Families, Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce (former chair), and active volunteer for Caring Kitchen.
Scott Porten
Former chairman of the OSS board, Scott currently also serves on the board of directors of the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce (former chair) and as vice-chair of the Beach Property Owners Association.
Cynthia Ridley
Community volunteer and outreach coordinator for such organizations as CROS Ministries, MAD DADs of Greater Delray Beach, Delray Beach Homeless Task Force, Roots Culture Festival of Delray Beach, and Community Justice Planner for the City of Delray Beach.
Gregg Weiss
Business owner and highly-involved Delray community member, Gregg supports such organizations as Arts Garage, Milagro Center, Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce, and HOW Foundation.
Paul Zacks
Former Delray Beach CRA Commissioner and former chairman of both the Delray Beach Planning & Zoning and the Delray Beach Board of Adjustment, Paul was also on the board of directors for the Delray National Little League and Delray Beach Soccer League.

Ex-Officio Board Members

Frances F. Bourque – Founder and Chairman Emeritus
Philanthropist, arts supporter, and founder of Old School Square Center for the Arts, Inc.

Robert D. Chapin – President Emeritus
Attorney and founding partner of Chapin, Ballerano & Cheslack.