Our Staff and Board

The Partnership is staffed by a dedicated team. Their collective policy, outreach, advocacy and administration experience spans decades and disciplines.

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Chelsea Ross

Executive Director

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Sean Ghio

POLICY DIRECTOR

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Jane Peters

ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR

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CARLINE CHARMELUS

COLLECTIVE IMPACT & EQUITY DIRECTOR

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ALYSHA GARDNER

SENIOR POLICY ANALYST

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DANIELLE HUBLEY

ADVOCACY AND EDUCATION MANAGER

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SAMAILA ADELAIYE

RESEARCH AND POLICY FELLOW

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Michelle Montano

Communications and Policy Analyst

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GREATER MUTSIKWI HOULE

OFFICE MANAGER

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Don Branson

IT Manager

Board of Directors

Terence Floyd, Board Chair, Vice President, Senior Social Impact Specialist, Wells Fargo

Howard Rifkin, Board Vice Chair, Former Counsel, Office of the Mayor, City of Hartford

Kevin B. Sullivan, Board Treasurer, Former Lieutenant Governor, State of Connecticut

Randal Davis, Board Secretary, Deputy Director of Development Services, Hartford

Pamela A. Days-Luketich, Board Member VP, Community Development, Liberty Bank

Steve Hernandez, Board Member, Executive Director, ConnCAN

Patrick E. McCabe, Board Member, Founder and Principal, Capitol Strategies Group

Mendi Blue Paca, Board Member, President & Chief Executive Officer, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation

Susan Thomas, Board Member, President, Melville Charitable Trust