Donna Powell advises us on engagement strategy and implementation. She is founder and president of YCommunic8, LLC, a strategic communications practice supporting Connecticut-based businesses, sustainable tech start-ups and organizations with missions of inclusion and healthy aging. She holds a B.A. in Consumer Behavior from the University of Connecticut and volunteers with Masonicare Hospice, Nutmeg Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the Manchester Community Services Council.
Eileen received her B.S. in Sociology and her M.A. in Human Development/Gerontology. She currently works as the Director of the Senior Center in Manchester, CT. She is a staff liaison for Town of Manchester w/ Elderly Services Committee and was on the Friends of the East Hartford Senior Center BOD from 2004-2007.
Greg received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Virginia, and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon. He retired from Pratt & Whitney where he worked as an engineer and data analyst for 23 years. He values including people with disabilities in the community and understands the UCC mission because he has relied on help from PCAs, family, friends, and volunteers for decades.
Neil attended the University of Vermont, BA in Political Science graduated in 2008 and Western New England School of Law and graduated 2013. He is an independent attorney with expertise in small business formation and administration, commercial litigation, insurance matters, mergers and acquisitions, compliance matters, campaign finance and election law, and non-profit organization. He has a history of commitment to his local community and civic engagement. He is the co-founder of Batterson Park Conservancy, a 501c3 land conservancy.
Kazimir is the owner of Paradox Vision Productions LLC, an audio and video production company specializing in content creation. He attended the Baldrige School of Business majoring in marketing and a recent author of 2020 Vision: The Journey of the Small Business. His focus is about creating connections between companies and the masses via content creation has become an area of focus for many of their clients that use social media as a tool for outreach.
Kris worked from 2012-2017 at Waterbury Bridge to Success Community Partnership, Facilitator/Coordinator for community workgroups serving youth 0-21. During the years 1978-2011 she worked at Pratt & Whitney/Otis Elevator, Human Resources and Marketing. She has a long history of serving on Boards, Harwinton Democratic Town Committee presently and Litchfield County Women’s Network, Board member, Newsletter & Publicity 2012-2016. She graduated in 2009 with her M.S in Human Services at Post University and in 2006 with a B.S. in Community & Human Services, at SUNY.