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, Esq.
Clerk to Justice Robinson
Appellate Court