Board of Directors
Kevin Rasch, Esq.—Chair
Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Government Relations: Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co.
Ann Taylor, Esq.—Vice Chair
Senior Vice President and General Counsel: Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Carolyn Wilkes Kaas, Esq.—Secretary
Associate Professor of Law: Quinnipiac University School of Law
John Casey, Esq.—Treasurer
Partner: Robinson & Cole, LLP
Ross Garber, Esq.—Partner: Shipman & Goodwin, LLP
Mike Hanley—Senior Consultant: Partnership for Strong Communities
Ivy McKinney, Esq.—Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Chief Ethics Officer: Xerox Corporation
Richard Orr, Esq.—Vice President and General Counsel: University of Connecticut
Brad Saxton, Esq.—Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus: Quinnipiac University School of Law
Livia DeFilippis Barndollar, Esq.—Partner: Aronson Mayefsky & Sloan, LLP
Tadhg Dooley, Esq.—Associate: Wiggin & Dana LLP
Helen Harris, Esq.—Partner: Day Pitney LLP
Robert L. Holzberg, Esq.—Member: Pullman & Comley LLC
Laura Jordan, Esq.—Senior Director of Ethics and Government: Cablevision
Michael Kaelin, Esq.—Principal: Cummings & Lockwood LLC
La Tanya Langley, Esq.—Vice President and General Counsel, BIC Developing Markets: BIC International Co.
Christopher M. Mattei, Esq.—Partner: Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder, PC
Tanya Meck—Executive Vice President & Managing Director: Global Strategy Group
Basam (Bas) E. Nabulsi, Esq.—Partner: McCarter & English, LLP
Mark A. Nordstrom, Esq.—Retired Senior Labor and Employment Law Counsel: General Electric Company
Alfred U. Pavlis, Esq.—Partner: Finn Dixon & Herling LLP
Howard Rifkin, Esq.—Legal Counsel: City of Hartford
Paul A. Slager, Esq.—Partner: Silver, Golub & Teitell LLP
Thomas Sullivan—Assurance Partner: Pricewaterhouse Coopers
Vivien Blackford—Principal: Vivien Blackford & Associates
Peter Kelly, Esq.—Partner: Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C
Aaron S. Bayer, Esq.—Partner: Wiggin & Dana
Gregory B. Butler, Esq.—Senior Vice President and General Counsel: Northeast Utilities
David Carson—Hartford, Conn.
Marilyn J. Ward Ford, Esq.—Professor: Quinnipiac University School of Law
Joel Freedman—Glastonbury, Conn.
Thomas Goldberg, Esq.—Partner: Day Pitney, LLP
Karen Jarmoc—Executive Director: Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Jay Malcynsky, Esq.—Partner: Gaffney, Bennett & Associates, Inc.
James H. Maloney, Esq.—President and CEO: Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc.; Owner: Connecticut Advancement Services, LLC
Leslie O’Brien—Director of Constituent Services: Senate Democrats
Margaret Sweetland Patricelli—Simsbury, Conn.
Mitchell Pearlman, Esq.—Government Information Consultant; Former Executive Director: Freedom of Information Commission
James T. Shearin, Esq.—Partner: Pullman & Comley LLC
Richard Slavin, Esq.—Partner: Cohen and Wolf, P.C.
Stanley Twardy Jr., Esq.—Partner: Day Pitney LLP
Deborah R. Witkin
Interim Executive Director
Anne Louise Blanchard
Litigation and Advocacy Director
Director of Development
Director of Finance
Information Technology Adminstrator