Staff and Board of Directors

Board of Directors

  • Douglas Colosky, Chair
  • Vinny LaRocca, Vice Chair
  • Antonia Thompson, Treasurer
  • Claude Mayo, Secretary
  • Charleen Merced Agosto
  • Javier Aviles
  • Genea Odessa Bell
  • Mario Borelli
  • Kate Boucher
  • Kathryn Emmett (ex officio)
  • Reginald Harwell
  • Barbara Hennessy
  • Rebecca Matthews
  • Scott Murphy
  • Tadeo Rodriguez
  • Arnold Rutkin
  • Martha Stone (ex officio)
  • Eric L. Sussman

 

Advisory Board

  • Miriam Berkman
  • John Brittain
  • Brett Dignam
  • L. Philip Guzman
  • Wesley Horton
  • Elizabeth Morgan
  • Eileen Silverstein
  • Preston Tisdale
  • Stanley A. Twardy, Jr.
  • Stephen Wizner

 

Fairfield County Development Board

  • Charleen Merced Agosto
  • Christopher DeMattie
  • Kate Dougherty
  • Robin Keller
  • Vinny LaRocca
  • Deanna Liderman
  • Joanne Nieves
  • Arnold Rutkin
  • Susan Stein
  • Sabrina Tavi

 

Staff

Martha Stone, JD,  Executive Director

Jay Sicklick, JD,  Deputy Director; Director, Medical-Legal Partnership Project

Stacey Violante Cote, JD, MSW,  Director of Operations; Director, Right Direction: Homeless Youth Advocacy Project

Bonnie Berk,  Director, Communications

Tayla Fauntleroy,  Paralegal

Lourdes Fonseca,  Community Organizer

Marisa M. Halm, JD,   Director, TeamChild Juvenile Justice Project

Tara Hughes,  Administrative Assistant

Maria Illescas,  Paralegal, Immigrant Children's Justice Project

Tasha Jackson,  Finance Director

Kia Levey-Burden,  Project Coordinator, Restorative Justice Project

Patricia Marealle, JD,  Staff Attorney, Immigrant Children's Justice Project

Kareena McCalla,  Development and Communications Assistant

Kathryn Scheinberg Meyer, JD,   Director, SpeakUp Initiatives

Tiffany Minakhom,  Paralegal

Lori Nordstrom, JD,  Director, Foundation Relations

Samuel Rivera, JD,  Senior Staff Attorney, Racial Justice Project

Alice Rosenthal, JD,  Senior Staff Attorney, Medical-Legal Partnership Project

Bonnie Roswig, JD,  Senior Staff Attorney, Medical-Legal Partnership Project

Stacy Schleif, JD,  Senior Staff Attorney, Child Abuse Project

Andrea Spencer, PhD,  Educational Consultant

Susan Stein,  Director of Development

Sabrina Tavi, JD,  Senior Staff Attorney, Child Abuse Project

Ann Tremont,  Office Manager

Adam Yagaloff, JD,  Staff Attorney, Right Direction: Homeless Youth Advocacy Project

 

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