About Us

The Top of the Hill Association is a non-profit organization with more than 300 members who live in the neighborhood roughly defined as enclosed by or adjacent to Memorial Boulevard and Kay Street, and Bellevue and Gibbs Avenues in Newport, Rhode Island. Top of the Hill Association hosts three to four membership-wide events annually, and supports other activities designed to foster social and cultural interaction based on member interests. The Association is also focused on civic issues that impact Top of the Hill, and engages in beautification projects to enhance our neighborhood.


The 2020-2021 Board
President -Maureen and Sandy Neville
Vice President - Hank Knsikern
Treasurer - Claire O’Donnelly
Secretary - Joan and Mike Beachnau


Committee Chairs
Community: Harry Elkin - community@topofthehill.org
Events: Larna Lackner - TOHevents@topofthehill.org
Membership: Donna Elkin- membership@topofthehill.org
Welcome: Susan McCoy
- welcome@topofthehill.org
Beautification: John Hirschboeck - beautification@topofthehill.org


Top of the Hill Committees
Top of the Hill members volunteer to do the work of the organization through the following committees:

Events - Plan and organize social/cultural events each year
Membership - Enroll and renew members, and maintain the member database
Community - Focus on local civic issues and neighborhood beautification


Top of the Hill Annual Meeting Minutes

Minutes from November 8, 2020 Annual Meeting

Minutes from September 15, 2019 Annual Meeting



Top of the Hill Association
PO Box 3064, Newport RI 02840
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