Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Anne C. Dranginis, Esq.
Pullman & Comley

Christine Rapillo, Esq.
Vice Chair  
Director of Juvenile Delinquency Defense & Child Protection
Connecticut Division of Public Defender Services

Louis Lista
Pond House Cafe and Zest 280 Restaurant

Edward Rosenthal, Esq.
Retired Executive Vice President & Corporate Counsel
Carling Technologies


Board Members

Tejas Bhatt, Esq.
Assistant Public Defender
Hartford Judicial District Superior Court

Rev. F. Lydell Brown, III
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Conference of Churches

Bill Dyson
Retired State Representative
Connecticut General Assembly

Matt Eagan, Esq.
Taylor & Sexton, LLC

Peter M. Gioia
Vice President and Economist
Connecticut Business & Industry Association

Ann Guillet, Esq.
Senior Public Defender
Connecticut Division of Public Defender Services

Marion D. Griffin
Retired VP Investment Strategy at Prudential Retirement

Stephanie Harris, LCSW
Crystal Clear Counseling

Jacques Lamarre
Senior Account Manager
Buzz Engine

Donna Mambrino, Esq.
Senior Assistant State's Attorney
Connecticut Division of Criminal Justice

Dean Susan Pease
Central Connecticut State University

Erick M. Sandler, Esq.
Day Pitney, LLP

Gerard Smyth, Esq.
Retired Chief Public Defender
Connecticut Division of Public Defender Services

Anne Stanback
Director of Strategic Partnerships Equality Federation

Tiffany Lynn Stevens, Esq.
Special Counsel
McCarter & English, LLP

Jessie Stratton
Director of Policy
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Jon Weiner
Clerk to Justice Robinson
Appellate Court

"Ninety-seven percent of those incarcerated in prisons will eventually be released. This results in nearly 650,000 people being released from prisons and 7 million individuals being released from jails in this country each year."

— Re-Entry Policy Council Report