PROVIDENCE, R.I. --The state Senate on Tuesday approved four new members to the board of the state Economic Development Corporation that had been nominated by Governor Chafee.
The new board members:
-Jerauld C. Adams, a Providence resident who began renovating old buildings in Rhode Island while an undergraduate at Clarkson University, in Potsdam, N.Y., in the early 1990s. He has worked as an environmental engineer and now owns industrial mill buildings whose space he rents out to small companies and art studios.
- Helena B. Foulkes, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at CVS Caremark Corp., the Woonsocket-based health-services giant.
-Jack K. Templin, a Providence entrepreneur and consultant who leads ThoughtCap, which specializes in online business strategy and Web application development, and is a partner in Betaspring, a startup accelerator.
-Stanley Weiss, a Providence developer for the past 20 years who developed the boutique Hotel Providence, restored the Fletcher and Mason buildings for the Rhode Island School of Design, is a member of the Capital Center Commission and is a trustee of the Providence Performing Arts Center.
The new members join a board totaling 11 members, including Governor Chafee.