Board

CHAIR
Sulma Avenancio
Senior Vice President
Hartford/Springfield Markets
Entravision

VICE CHAIRMAN
Tracy Michaud
Director
HR Business Partner
Sun Life Financial

SECRETARY
Kevin Wilhelm
Executive Director
Middlesex United Way

TREASURER (not a Board member)
Mitch Beauregard
SVP Business Operations
United Way of Connecticut


  • Jonathan H. Beamon, Sr. Assistant Corporation Counsel
    Office of Corp. Counsel, City of Hartford
  • Tiffany Donelson, President & CEO
    Connecticut Health Foundation
  • Michael Duncan, Senior Channel Manager
    Edgewell Personal Care
  • Lee Ann Gomes, Human Services Director
    City of Norwich
  • Brian Gould, Chief of Police
    Bristol Police Department
  • Maria Harlow, Executive Director
    United Way of Meriden & Wallingford
  • Jennifer Heath, President & CEO
    United Way of Greater New Haven
  • Steven Hernandez, Executive Director
    Commission on Women , Children,
    Seniors, Equity & Opportunity
  • Yvette Highsmith-Francis
    VP, Eastern Region
    Community Health Center, Inc.
  • Jason Jakubowski, President & CEO
    CT Foodshare
  • Abigail Jewett, RVP External Affairs
    AT&T
  • Charlene Russell-Tucker, COO
    CT State Department of Education
  • Lauren St. Germain
    Lauren St. Germain Coaching, LLC
  • Lisa Tepper Bates, President/CEO
    United Way of Connecticut
  • Robert Wienner, President
    JDA Development


Honorary Board Members

  • Rev. David C. Parachini
    Folly Farm of Brooklyn