Board of Directors

Jeffrey Madison, Esq.
Board President

Jeffrey, born and raised on Martha's Vineyard, is a full-blooded member of the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe. He is currently the Town Administrator of Aquinnah and a Mashpee Wampanoag District Court Judge.

Starting in the 1970's he served as an Island selectman for 15 years, helped broker the historic 1983 Indian land claims settlement agreement between the Tribe and the Town, was instrumental in the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) gaining federal recognition in 1987, served as the Director of Economic Development for the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe for over 5 years, worked as an Attorney for Wynn & Wynn PC, and has worked as a real estate developer on Island.

Among becoming the first board chair of diversity for the Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club since its inception in 1937 and the first Wampanoag Board member; Jeffrey is also believed to be one of the very first Native American Board Chairs of a Traditional Club in Boys & Girls Club of America history! He also served on the Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club Committee in the 1980's, contributing on the land acquisition and building design. His daughters photo was on the very first campaign brochure for this Club!

Jeffrey's family has a long history of leadership in Aquinnah. His father and grandfather were Wampanoag Medicine men and his family founded the Island's iconic Aquinnah shop. His grandchildren are members of the Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club and enjoy participating in our All-Star Basketball Program.

Jonathan Chatinover

Jonathan joined the Board in 2018.   He is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AAC, Inc., and is a Certified Public Accountant.  He received his undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University and his M.B.A in Finance from New York University. Jon and his wife Beth O’Connor live in Edgartown and have two children; son Keith and daughter Claire.  Jon is on the board of directors of Options in Education (affiliated with the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School) and previously served on the School Board of The School District of the Chathams in New Jersey.  He is also the Coach of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Swim Team.

Jennifer DaSilva
Board Member

Jennifer is a graduate of Duke University and Columbia University School of Law.  She lives in Edgartown and Dover, MA with her husband, adult daughters, and adorable dog Luc.  She has deep family roots and lifelong friends on Martha’s Vineyard. Her family began vacationing in Oak Bluffs in 1958 and she has spent over 30 years summering here. 

After a successful career practicing International Corporate Law in New York City and New Jersey, owning a Mediation practice in the Boston area, serving as an Elected Public Official in Dover Town government, and raising her children, Jennifer decided to pursue her passion for real estate and now works for Point B Realty in Edgartown.

Jennifer is heavily involved in Vineyard life and serves as a non-profit board member of our Board as well as The Cottagers, Incorporated.  For fun, Jennifer enjoys travel, playing tennis, and reading. 

Kimberly Kirk, Esq.
Vice President

Kimberly joined the Board in 2018.  Kimberly has her BA from Wellesley College, and her JD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Kimberly is engaged in private practice, where she counsels and advises businesses on corporate governance, commercial contracts and nonprofit law.  Prior to working on the Island, Kimberly was Associate General Counsel for Steinway Musical Instruments, and a corporate attorney with Mintz Levin.  Kimberly is the founder, president and coach of the Martha’s Vineyard Hurricanes, a non-profit, competitive running club for kids in grades five through eight. She is a member of the Edgartown School Committee and the Edgartown member of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Committee. She also serves as the president of the Go Vineyard Running Booster Club.  Kim and her husband Robert Cherry live in Edgartown with their two children, Catherine (17) and Edward (15).

Delos "Dee" Lander
Board Member

Dee joined the Board in 2017.  He is Senior Vice President and a Residential Loan Officer for Rockland Trust. Dee is committed to the Martha’s Vineyard community and in addition to MV Boys & Girls Club he serves on the Board of Island Housing Trust, and MV Chamber of Commerce. He is Chairman of Vineyard Fund for United Way Cape & Islands, former Treasurer for the Alzheimer’s Dementia Rotarian Action Group and a member of the Rotary Club of Martha’s Vineyard. He has lived on Martha’s Vineyard since 2006 and currently resides in Oak Bluffs.


Norman Rankow
Vice President

Norman joined the Board in July 2018 and currently serves as Treasurer. He is the founder and president of Colonial Reproductions, which he built into one of the premier general contracting firms on the Island. Norman has been a long time contributor to the Martha’s Vineyard community serving on numerous boards and committees over the past 40 years. Among them are the M.V. Chamber of Commerce, Edgartown Affordable Housing Committee, Edgartown School Committee, Edgartown Planning Board and ZBA, Edgartown Dredge and Edgartown Public Library Committee. He was born and raised in New York City but spent summers on MV with his family beginning in the 1960s. He and his wife Margaret moved to Edgartown permanently in 1978 where they raised three daughters, and now have seven Grandchildren.

Ellen Saville
Board Secretary, Governance Chair

Ellen joined the Board in 2015 because she is passionate about the kids of the Club and the people who work with them. She currently serves as Secretary of the Board and Chair of the Governance Committee.  She graduated from George Washington University in 1983 with a BA in Speech Communications. Ellen and her husband Wilson reside in East Greenwich, Rhode Island, and have three children, Wilson, Spencer and Georgia.  They have owned a home and been part of the Edgartown community for 25 years.   Ellen was involved with the Club before she joined the Board as her son, Spencer, was a Club kid during summers on the Island.

Brad Simpkins
Board Member, Meyers Golf Liaison

After a 20 year career on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange serving as President of his own broker/dealer, Brad joined Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in 2009 as a Financial Advisor.  Brad and his wife Polly have been full time residents of the Island, where Polly’s family has long time roots, since 2013.  Brad enjoys supporting a great organization that he benefitted from as a child.