Board of Directors

Executive Committee

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

Jon Weiner, Esq.
Vice Chair
Clerk to Justice Robinson
Appellate Court

Louis Lista
Secretary
Owner
Pond House Cafe Restaurant and Zest 280 Eatery

Marion D. Griffin
Treasurer
Retired VP Investment Strategy
Prudential Retirement

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

Timothy Everett, Esq.
Professor
University of CT School of Law

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

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

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

Erick M. Sandler, Esq.
Partner
Day Pitney, LLP

Gordon Scott
Owner
Scott’s Jamaican Bakery

Reginald Simmons, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Criminology/Criminal Justice
Central Connecticut State University

Anne Stanback
Former Director of Strategic Partnerships,
Equality Federation

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

Mary Ellen White
Retired Director of Marketing
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center