OCCUPATION: Director of housing services at the WARM Center
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