Board of directors

CHAIR
Laura Pappano
Journalist and Author

VICE-CHAIR
Nancy Alexander
Organizational Development Consultant and Executive Coach, Lumenance Consulting LLC

An-Ping Hsieh
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Hubbell Incorporated

Patricia Doukas Zandy
Retired, Associate Secretary, Yale University

SECRETARY
Eleanor R. Hurwitz (Ellie)
Community Volunteer

TREASURER
Deb Schaffer
Credit Executive (Retired), Bank of America; Community Volunteer

HONORARY FOUNDER TRUSTEE
Anne Schenck
Community Volunteer

DIRECTORS AND PAST CHAIRS
William J. Aseltyne, Esq.
Senior Vice President Legal Services, General Counsel and Chief of Staff, YNHH

Gail Brekke
Vice President (Retired), LIN Television

Patricia F.  Brett, Ed.D.
Retired, Public School Administrator

Linda J. Calarco
Community Volunteer

Jenny Carrillo, PhD
Vice President, American Well

Dr. Deborah Desir
Physician

Barbara Franke
Community Volunteer

Melanie A. Ginter
Psychotherapist and Management Consultant

Ruth E. Gitlin
Managing Director, Angelo Gordon & Co.

Beverly J. Hodgson
Arbitrator and Mediator

James D. Horwitz
Managing Attorney, Koskoff, Koskoff and Bieder, PC

Jacqueline Koral
Associate Vice President of Development, University of New Haven

Diane Brown
Branch Manager, Stetson Branch Library

Ruby H. Melton
Retired Deputy General Counsel, Louis Dreyfus Highbridge Energy

Jerome H. Meyer
Artist

Waring Partridge
Entrepreneur and Investor

Asha Rangappa
Senior Lecturer, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University and Legal and National Security Analyst at CNN

Pietrina L. Saxton
Senior Associate Director (Retired), Pfizer, Inc.; Community Volunteer

Anthony P. Scillia 
Regional Managing Partner, Marcum LLP

Mark Simon
Partner, Centerbrook Architects

EX OFFICIO

Jacob G. Padrón
Artistic Director

Kit Ingui
Managing Director

honorary council

Robert Alvine
Arvin Brown
Anne T. Calabresi
William E. Curran
Elwood B. Davis
Barbara DeBaptiste
Charles D. Ellis
Louise Endel
Richard A. Ferguson
Sally Glick
D. Terence Jones
Nicholas S. Lamont
Curly Lieber
Donald Margulies
Phyllis McGrath
Sandy Milles
Ginger More
David I. Newton
George O’Brien, Jr.
Karen Pritzker
Robin Sauerteig
Michael Schaffer
Carol T. Schreiber
Leonardo H. Suzio
Pamela Tatge
Cheryl Wiesenfeld
A. Tappan Wilder

council of past chairs

Charles C. Kingsley
Jerome H. Meyer
Barbara L. Pearce
Mary L. Pepe
R. Sanford Stoddard