Board of Trustees
Lisa Goodheart — Trustee, Clerk
Lisa is a partner with the Boston law firm of Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C., where she focuses her practice on environmental, real estate and business disputes. Lisa is the 2011-12 President of the Boston Bar Association, and a Trustee of the Boston Bar Foundation. She served as the Chair of the Massachusetts Judicial Nominating Commission for the first four years of Governor Patrick’s Administration, and she is a former President of New England Women in Real Estate (NEWIRE). Lisa is a 2010 recipient of the Leila J. Robinson Award from the Women’s Bar Association, and she has been recognized for her work in the area of environmental law by Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, and Super Lawyers. Lisa was one of the original members of Rainbow Tribe, and also served as assistant to the company’s founder, the late Carleton T. Jones. Before that, she danced with Cle Douglas’ Backyard Dance Theatre, and on roller skates with the Wizards on Wheels in Philadelphia. Lisa is a graduate of Williams College, and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. She lives in Brookline with her husband Marc, and daughters Nina and Naomi.
Tiffany Prout-Leitao — Trustee, Chairman
Tiffany is the Owner and Artistic Director of Center Stage Dance Academy in Plymouth and Sagamore Beach. She is the Resident Choreographer for Creative Resources Group a multimedia, commercial and film production company. Her show “Destinations” was the recipient of a Telly Award for live events. Tiffany was the choreographer for America’s Hometown Productions and co-produced the International Showcase of Nations. She is an award-winning jazz choreographer who has done numerous industrials, commercials, television shows and has worked with several national recording artists. Tiffany has taught and performed throughout the United States, Europe and China. She was a company member of Impulse Dance Company for fourteen years, and served as Rehearsal Director for the company. She is also a former company member of Rainbow Tribe, has created works on the company, and acts as current Production and Stage Manager. Tiffany lives in Plymouth with her husband Rick, and sons Shawn and Zachary.
Amanda Heald — Trustee, TreasurerAmanda started her dance education at age five, with Center Stage Dance Academy and over twenty plus years built expertise in tap, jazz, ballet, modern and hip hop. She received a scholarship for a summer intensive program with Impulse Dance in Boston and is also a graduate from Bridgewater State University, where she was a member of the Bridgewater State Dance Company. After graduating from college she first became a member of Rainbow Tribe. After a year with Tribe, she took advantage of an opportunity while working full time for Putnam Investments that relocated her to Los Angeles for a few years. While in LA, she took classes at and performed for Millennium Dance (choreographer Damien Davis). Upon her move back from Los Angeles she rejoined Rainbow Tribe from 2006-2009. In 2012, she took on an active role with Rainbow Tribe again, but this time as the Treasurer. Outside of her time with Tribe, Amanda is a senior project manager for Mercer, and lives in Westborough with her husband Tim, and sons Maclin and Parker.