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Board of Directors


Chair - Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak Federal Credit Union

Vice Chair and Chair-Elect - Rodney Butler, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

Vice Chair - Linda Gastiger, Community Volunteer

Secretary - William Louis, MDA-UAW Local 571

Treasurer - Ken Ewell, Community Volunteer 


 Committee Chairs

Agency Representative - Rick Calvert, Child & Family Agency

Board Governance - Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak Federal Credit Union

Campaign - Nikki Gullickson, Stonington Schools

Campaign - Donna Yother, SAVA Insurance

Community Investment - Ray Stanley, Community Volunteer

Community Investment Denise Stapienski, Chelsea Groton Bank

Executive - Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak Federal Credit Union

Finance - Ken Ewell, Community Volunteer

Food Center Oversight - Linda Gastiger, Community Volunteer

IT Steve Goetchius, Three Rivers Community College

LaborWayne Burgess, SE CT Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO


Board of Directors

Wayne Burgess, SE CT Central Labor Council
Rodney Butler, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

Rick Calvert, Child & Family Agency
Nancy Cowser, Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region (seCTer)
Ken Ewell, Community Volunteer
Marian Galbraith, City of Groton
Linda Gastiger, Community Volunteer
Jeff Geiger, General Dynamics-Electric Boat
Steve Goetchius, Three Rivers Community College
Lee-Ann Gomes, Norwich Human Services
Nikki Gullickson, Stonington Schools
Jeff Hamilton, Mohegan Sun

Karen James, Hartford Healthcare - East Region
William Louis, MDA-UAW Local 571
Nadine McBride, The Bulletin
Mary-Jane McLaughlin, L+M Hospital
Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak Federal Credit Union
Mayor Michael Passero, City of New London
Marie-Claire Peakman, Pfizer Inc
Bobby Soper, Mohegan Sun
Denise Stapienski, Chelsea Groton Bank
Bill Stanley, Yale New Haven Health/L+M Hospital
Ray Stanley, Community Volunteer
Donna Yother, SAVA Insurance