Board of Directors

SAFE Officers

Pat Gozemba, co-chair and founding member, also serves as a board member of Gas Transition Allies and New England for Offshore Wind. Her decades-long activism on social justice issues includes work on civil rights, class inequities/unions, LGBTQI+ and women’s rights, peace, and the environment. Pat is Professor Emerita in English and Women’s Studies from Salem State University and the recipient of numerous academic and community awards. Among her publications on democratic education, Pockets of Hope: How Students and Teachers Change the World (2002), and on marriage equality, Courting Equality (2007).

Jim Mulloy is co-chair of the SAFE board and also volunteers with 350 Mass-North Shore, Extinction Rebellion, and No Coal No Gas. A leukemia researcher, Jim transitioned to his “second act” in 2016: working to address the climate crisis. He is focused on preserving democracy and changing our destructive/ extractive way of living to a more sustainable and renewable one. Jim’s hobbies include gardening, politics and outdoor activities.

CIndy Keegan served as co-chair of SAFE for several years and now serves as clerk. She lives in Beverly, MA, and works as an environmental health and safety professional.

Dave Rowand has been a longtime member of SAFE and has served as treasurer since 2017. He brings organizational skills and a reliable work ethic from years in retail food service. His spare time is spent baking, volunteering in cat shelters, working in his garden (and those of friends) and maintaining a SAFE-sponsored traffic island.

Directors

Esmeralda Bisono is a member of the grants and funds working group, which supports offshore wind workforce development and environmental justice initiatives. She currently works for Emerald Cities Collaborative as their Northeast Community Engagement and Policy Manager. A strong advocate for local community organizing, Esmeralda is also a board member of Salem’s Latino Leadership Coalition. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her family and friends, travel, read books, paint, and hug trees.

Rob Bonney is the chapter co-lead for Citizens’ Climate Lobby, North Shore and a member of the SAFE board, where he co-leads the communications working group. Bonney left his social work career in 2015 to become a full-time climate activist. He is also the author of the young adult novel, Hide.

Before retiring, Kate Enderlin was an intrapreneur working within a credit union association starting up audit services. From a young age, she enjoyed puzzles, which provided a natural transition to forensic accounting and investigating financial crimes. Passionate about protecting the environment, she volunteers with SAFE and the North Shore node of 350 Mass. She enjoys outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking and walking as well as photography, writing, travel, tai chi and yoga.

After retiring from the American Cancer Society, Carol Hautau moved to Salem in 2012 to be near her two daughters. Within a few years, she was volunteering for Salem Sound Coastwatch and SalemRecycles. Then she discovered SAFE and was fascinated by the idea of the transition from gas to OSW energy. Carol is a member of the research work group, where she contributes to SAFE’s OSW library.

Karen Kahn has been on the SAFE board of directors since its founding in 2001. A writer and editor who has worked with nonprofits focused on health care, workforce development and democratic ownership, Karen has used her communications skills to support SAFE, helping to maintain its website, blog, and social media channels. Karen spends her free time outdoors, hiking, biking, birding, and playing pickle ball. Her publications include Frontline Feminism (1995) and Courting Equality (2007).

Ana Nuncio has lived in Salem for 22 years. She has served on the city’s Race and Equity Task Force and on the School Committee (2018 – 2022). In addition to serving on the SAFE board, Ana is secretary of the Latino Leadership Coalition of Salem, serves on the steering committee of the Salem chapter of the League of Women Voters, and is senior warden of St. Peter’s — San Pedro Episcopal Church.

Board Member Emerita

Dolores Jordan served on SAFE’s board for two decades. She first protested Salem’s coal-fired power plant when it was being built in the 1950s. A teacher and community activist and organizer, she is a great lover of the outdoors.

Advisory Board

Growing up as the son of a farmer, Stan Franzeen never took the natural environment for granted. After attending the first Earth Day on Boston Common in 1970, he became a volunteer for the Sierra Club and studied environmental law and economics while pursuing his Masters of Urban Affairs (MUA) at Boston University. In the past 20 years, SAFE has given him countless opportunities to keep learning and be helpful. He is an osprey monitor for Essex County Greenbelt and has been involved with the Cape Ann Climate Coalition since moving to Gloucester in 2022.

A Salem resident, Nancy Gilberg loves the outdoors and is deeply committed to preserving healthy ecosystems. Her community activism includes Salem Recycles, the Friends of Salem Woods, and SAFE.

Marjorie Kelly, a Salem resident, is a distinguished senior fellow at The Democracy Collaborative. She is a leading theorist in “next-generation enterprise design,” specializing in the theory and practice of companies with embedded social mission and broad-based ownership. A prolific writer, her books include The Making of a Democratic Economy: Building Prosperity for the Many, Not Just the Few (2019), Owning Our Future: The Emerging Ownership Revolution (2012) and The Divine Right of Capital (2001).

Barbara Warren is executive director of Salem Sound CoastWatch and MassBays National Estuary Regional Coordinator.

Ted Warren is an MIT-trained engineer, a retired small business owner, and a committed environmentalist.

Staff

Bonnie Bain is SAFE’s Offshore Wind Program Manager supporting workforce equity and leading conversations regionally to raise awareness of the coming offshore wind industry. Bonnie has held roles in development at a national residential solar nonprofit as well as project management and field operations in residential solar and commercial battery storage. She has an MBA from the University of San Francisco. A proud Salem transplant, Bonnie enjoys all this funky city by the sea has to offer with her husband and toddler.

Lucy Corchado is SAFE’s Embajadora (Ambassador) for offshore wind related initiatives. She is a life-long Salem resident and community activist. She is a former Ward 1 Salem City Councilor and currently serves as president of the Point Neighborhood Association. She also serves as board member or advisor for North Shore Community Health, ROOT, House of Seven Gables, Latino Leadership Coalition and Salem Hospital. She is the mother of three and works as a staff assistant at Salem State University’s Center for Justice and Liberation.