Board and Committees 2019-02-19T13:37:23+00:00

Board and Committees

Connecticut Community Foundation is governed by a volunteer board of trustees and managed by a staff of experts in fund management, philanthropy, charitable gift planning, grantmaking and community issues. We are here to help our donors, nonprofits and community.

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Board of Trustees

Doug Johnson

Douglas Johnson

Chair, Cheshire

President and Owner, Marion Manufacturing | Bio

Kathy Taylor

Kathy Taylor

Secretary, Waterbury Attorney and Educator Naugatuck Valley Community College | Bio

Kathy Bower

Kathy Bower

Southbury

Managing Partner (Southbury), Gager, Emerson, Rickart, Bower & Scalzo, LLP | Bio

Michael Giardina

Michael Giardina

Cheshire, Partner, Henry & Federer, LLP | Bio

Kathryn Kehoe

Kathryn Kehoe

Washington

Independent College Counselor | Bio

Carolyn E. Setlow

Carolyn E. Setlow

Washington

Retired Executive Vice President, GfK Custom Research NA | Bio

Brian Henebry

Brian Henebry,

Vice Chair, Southbury

Partner, Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey | Bio

Reginald Beamon

Reginald Beamon

Waterbury

Executive Director, Waterbury Opportunities Industrialization Center,| Bio

David Caron

Barbara Bradbury-Pape,

Woodbury

Development Director, Roxbury Land Trust| Bio

Michael Giardina

Elizabeth Johnson Cheshire, Provost, Post University | Bio

Elner Morrell

John Newton

Warren

Angel Investor and Former Executive, Time Warner | Bio

Carolyn E. Setlow

Stephen Seward

Roxbury

Development Consultant, nonprofit sector | Bio

David Pelletier

David Pelletier, CPA

Treasurer, Cheshire

CPA and Partner, Budwitz & Meyerjack, PC | Bio

Daniel L. Bedard

Daniel L. Bedard, CPA

Southbury

Partner and Founder, Bedard & Company, PC | Bio

Valerie Friedman

Valerie Friedman

Washington

Financial Planner | Bio

Elner Morrell

Brian M. Jones, CFP®

Southbury

Wealth Management Advisor, The Jones Financial Group | Bio

Joyce Petteway

Eric Polokoff

Southbury

Rabbi, B’nai Israel | Bio

Committees

  • Barbara Bradbury-Pape (Chair)
  • Heston Clapp
  • Daphne Anderson Deeds
  • Lauren Della Monica
  • Bill DeMaida
  • Judith Eslami
  • Julie Faulstich
  • Deb Fuller
  • Michael Giardina
  • Pucci McGill
  • Dolores Riollano
  • Paula Rolleston
  • Nathaniel Worden
  • Dan Bedard (Chair)
  • William Meyerjack
  • Donald Maclean
  • John Michaels
  • Mariantoinette Carroll
  • Crystal Coggins
  • Elizabeth Frew
  • Beth Johnson (Chair)
  • Kathy Kehoe
  • Carol McCarthy
  • Jackie Miller
  • John Newton
  • Casey Pascal
  • Humphrey Rolleston
  • Pam Rotatori
  • Nieka Thompson
  • Corinne Wong
  • Michael Giardina
  • Richard Lau
  • Ann Merriam-Feinberg
  • Brian Jones
  • Wayne McCormack
  • Russell Moore
  • John Newton
  • David Pelletier
  • Stephen Seward (Chair)
  • Jacqueline Aviles
  • Dan Caron
  • Judith Eslami (Chair)
  • Donna Gentilozzi
  • Judith Kelz
  • Marcia Moriarty
  • Geraldine Pelegano
  • Garret Post
  • Reggie Beamon
  • Rachel Carley
  • Tony Ciocca
  • Judith Eslami
  • George Frantzis
  • Marc Gomez
  • James Higgins
  • Doug Johnson (Ex Officio)
  • John Newton (Chair)
  • Dan Pesce
  • Paula Rolleston
  • Sherry Seward
  • Jean Solomon
  • Robert Bailey
  • Aaron Budris
  • Ed Edelson
  • Avarice Jacovino
  • Elizabeth Johnson (Chair)
  • Michael Lloyd
  • Joseph Montebello
  • John Newton
  • William Spencer
  • Janet Taylor
  • Kevin Taylor
  • Valerie Friedman (At-large)
  • Michael Giardina (At-large)
  • Brian Henebry (Secretary)
  • Douglas Johnson (Chair)
  • David Pelletier (Treasurer)
  • Kathy Taylor (Vice Chair)
  • Martha Bernstein
  • Michael Giardina (Chair)
  • Valerie Friedman
  • Brian Henebry 
  • Doug Johnson (Ex officio)
  • William DeMaida
  • Melissa Green (Chair)
  • Raechel Guest
  • Maybeth Morales-Davis
  • Xholina Nano
  • Roslyn Sotero
  • Tomas Olivo-Valentin
  • Edith Reynolds
  • Glenis Vialva
  • Betsy Barber
  • Keon Blackledge
  • Rebecca Eleck Bruce
  • Misty Lewis
  • Robert McDonald
  • Elner Morrell
  • Rabbi Eric Polokoff (Chair)
  • Vincent deLuise
  • Laura Hess
  • W. Scott Peterson
  • Dean Yimoyines
  • Robert Bailey
  • Daniel Bedard
  • Charles Boulier, III
  • Valerie Friedman
  • Brian Jones
  • John Michaels
  • David Pelletier (Chair)
  • Roy Balkus
  • Martha Bernstein
  • Sarah Gager
  • Anne Green
  • Harold Kramer
  • Kristin Larson
  • Christopher Latham
  • John Monteleone
  • Susan Monteleone
  • Lawrence Rifkin
  • Carolyn Setlow
  • Sherry Seward
  • Daniel Sherr
  • William Stokes
  • Anne Green
  • Kathy Kehoe
  • John Monteleone
  • Carolyn Setlow (Chair)
  • Steve Seward
  • Daniel Sherr
  • William Spencer
  • William Stokes
  • Kenny Curran
  • Theresa Cutillo-Schmitter
  • Laura Donorfio
  • Jacqueline Miller
  • Rabbi Eric Polokoff (Chair)
  • Christine Reardon
  • Edith Reynolds 
  • Judy Rifkin
  • Katherine Carten
  • Sandra Heller
  • Peola Hicks
  • Robert Matusz
  • Gloria Russo
  • Julie Sampaio
  • Barbara Bradbury-Pape  (Chair)
  • Dan Caron
  • Judith Eslami
  • Kathy Kehoe
  • Meg McCreedy
  • Elner Morrell
  • Kathy Taylor
  • Stephen Bandy
  • Beth Barrett
  • Alicia Bennett
  • Collette Boyd
  • Barbara Bradbury-Pape
  • Dan Caron
  • Cameron Chaplen
  • Anne Delo
  • Shirley Dunkin
  • Judith Eslami
  • Ann Merriam Feinberg
  • Michael Feinberg
  • Brendan Foulois
  • Baba Frew
  • Peter Frew
  • Deborah Fuller
  • Sarah Gager
  • Marc Gomez
  • Rosalee Griffin
  • Audrey Harrell
  • Kathryn Kehoe
  • Judith Kelz
  • Rose Mancini
  • Meg McCreedy
  • Carah Menard
  • Kathryn Meyer
  • Elner Morrell
  • Whitney Muthing 
  • Geraldine Pelegano
  • Kathy Taylor
  • Jackie Aviles
  • Martha (Muffy) Barhydt
  • Bob Clarke
  • Timothy Grimes
  • Janice Lee Joseph
  • Ann McKinney
  • Dana D’Angelo-Moreira
  • Dolores Riollano
  • Daniel Bedard
  • Laura Bennett
  • Kathy Bower
  • Fr. Joseph Donnelly
  • Lainie Jedlinsky
  • Kevin Jennings
  • Laura Legg (Chair)
  • Kurt Mazurosky
  • Robert McWilliam 
  • Mark Mitchell
  • Lisa Segal
  • Roy Balkus
  • Daniel Bedard (Chair)
  • Brian Boyd
  • Daniel Wallace
  • Craig Wallace
  • Jacqueline Aviles
  • Kathy Bower (Chair)
  • Anne Delo
  • Ann Merriam Feinberg
  • Regina Duchin Kraus
  • Marion Manzo
  • Karen Powell
  • Jodi Wasserstein
  • Katherine Campbell
  • Anne Delo
  • Jill Lloyd
  • Patricia McKinley
  • Shirley Michaels
  • Marcia Moriarty
  • Elner Morrell
  • Atneciv Rodriguez
  • Adele Taylor
  • Kathy Taylor (Chair)
  • Tina Bernacki, WCL ’16
  • Lori Ann Brass, WCL ’15
  • Ann Merriam Feinberg, WCL ’16
  • Margie Field, WCL ’14
  • Patty Hartmann, WCL ’15
  • Kathy Kehoe, WCL ’14 (Chair)
  • John Newton, WCL 
  • Howard Rosenfeld, WCL ’15
  • Sherry Seward, WCL ’14
  • Randi Solomon, WCL ’14