Board members of community nonprofits joined Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff and leadership of the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance for a virtual press conference on Tuesday, 5/18 at 10:30 am to talk about the urgent need to support a long-term investment in the organizations they help lead.
The board members were among 300 board members — business and community leaders — who signed an open letter to Governor Lamont and legislative leaders requesting their support of the Appropriations Committee’s plan to increase funding for community nonprofits by $470 million.
Gian Carl Casa, President & CEO of The Alliance was joined by:
- Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff
Rod Wilson of Vernon, a Board Member of Perception Programs, Inc. and President, RAD Computing
Matthew Zewinski of Cromwell, a Trustee at Oak Hill and Senior Portfolio Manager, The Hartford
Sean Thomas of Essex, Vice Chair of BHcare and Principal, Wells Thomas, LLC
Laura Patey of Middletown, Chair of Gilead Community Services and Dean for Academic Advancement, Wesleyan University
Cy T. Hess of West Hartford Vice Chair of Community Health Resources and Partner & Founder, Riverside Retirement Advisors
Watch the press conference here: