Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Anne C. Dranginis, Esq.
Chair
Principal
Pullman & Comley

Christine Rapillo, Esq.
Vice Chair  
Director of Juvenile Delinquency Defense & Child Protection
Connecticut Division of Public Defender Services
Louis Lista
Secretary
Owner
Pond House Cafe and Zest 280 Restaurant
Edward Rosenthal, Esq.
Treasurer
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.
Partner
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