In the Easy Chair with Jamie Silva

In the Easy Chair with Jamie Silva



AGE: 50

OCCUPATION: Director of housing services at the WARM Center

RESIDENCE: Westerly.

BORN, RAISED & GREW UP IN: Westerly. 

RIGHT NOW I’M IN THE MIDDLE OF: Strengthening my skills as a nonprofit leader.

I ENJOY SPENDING MY TIME: With my family, .

MY PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: The two beautiful young ladies I am blessed to call my daughters, Rachel and Erica Silva.

I’D LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR: Making a difference in peoples’ lives.

TOP ON MY BUCKET LIST: Travel to another country.

ALWAYS IN MY POCKET: Lip gloss!

WHAT I WANTED TO BE WHEN I GREW UP:  A math teacher.

PERSON WHO HAS INFLUENCED ME THE MOST: My parents, James and Catherine Behan.

FAVORITE AUTHOR: Jodi Picoult.

BOOKS ON MY NIGHT STAND: “The Woman in Cabin 10,” by Ruth Ware.     

I AM LISTENING TO: Sawyer Fredericks.

FAVORITE MOVIE: “A Beautiful Mind.”

FAVORITE TV SHOW: Anything on the Food Network.

FAVORITE SONG: Prince’s “Purple Rain.”

FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD: Eggplant Parm.

SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES I USE MOSTLY: Facebook.

TRAIT I MOST ADMIRE: Kindness.

PET PEEVE: Rude people.

FAVORITE QUOTATION: If it’s meant to be, it will be.

MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT OUR LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD: Our beautiful beaches.

CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: A sense of humor.

LITTLE KNOWN FACT ABOUT ME: I LOVE owls and would like to find a way to own one … or two :)

BEST ADVICE I EVER RECEIVED: Follow your heart.

ADVICE I BEST LIKE TO GIVE: Do what makes you happy.

IF I RULED THE WORLD I WOULD: Throw one heck of a party!

IF I WON THE LOTTERY, THE FIRST THING I WOULD DO IS: Take care of my family.

I DRIVE A: Red 2010 Saturn Vue.

I WISH I DROVE A:  2018 Cadillac CTS.

ALWAYS IN MY FRIDGE: Lots of fruit.

IF I COULD INVITE ONE SPECIAL PERSON TO JOIN ME FOR DINNER AND CONVERSATION, I WOULD INVITE: The person I miss the most … my dad, the late James Behan.

Interview arranged and edited by Nancy Burns-Fusaro


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