Board of Directors

Lisa McGinley-Retired, Deputy Managing Editor, The Day (New London)

Vice Chair
Robert Richter- Director of Arts Programming, Connecticut College (New London)

Captain Wes Pulver (Ret. USCG)- Executive Director, National Coast Guard Museum (New London)

Regan Miner- Consultant, Norwich Historical Society (Norwich)

Chair of Governance Committee
Eric Garofano- Attorney, Conway, Londregan, Sheehan & Monaco, P.C. (New London)


Caleb Bailey- Executive Director, Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra (New London)

Kia Baird- Owner, Kia B Music (Gales Ferry)

Aundre Bumgardner- Student, (Groton)

Theresa Broach- Retired, Pfizer Global Research Division (New London)

Jose Garaycochea-Ulloa- Executive Director, Expressiones Cultural Center (New London)

Dianne Kent- Senior Community Relations, People’s United Bank (Norwich)

Deborah MacDonnell- Director of Public Relations, Connecticut College (New London)

Jason Mancini- Executive Director, Connecticut Humanities (Middletown/statewide)

Rich Martin- New London Music Festivals/The Telegraph (New London)

Jane Simmons Meiser- Director of Operations, Stone Acres Farm (Stonington)

Robert Mills- President, Norwich Community Development Corporation (Norwich)

Robert Ross- Executive Director, Connecticut Office of Military Affairs/Board of Selectmen, Town of Salem (Hartford/Salem)

Nishant Sahoo- Financial Advisor, Devoe/Schrage/Sahoo and Associates – Merrill Lynch (Stonington)

Steve Sigel- Executive Director, Garde Arts Center (New London)

Joseph Smith- Councilor, Mohegan Tribal Council, Mohegan Tribal Nation (Uncasville)

Keith Turner- Mortgage Loan Representative, Homestead Funding (New London)

Christopher Zendan- (Groton)

Preston Whiteway- Executive Director, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center (Waterford)

Wendy Bury, Executive Director

Deb Mathiasen, Assistant Director

Our board meetings are open to visitors and held at various locations across the region. If you would like to attend, we encourage you to do so. You may contact Wendy Bury at (860)448-5135 to obtain meeting location (usually in New London or Norwich) and/or be put on the agenda if desired. 2018 SCCC Board Meeting Schedule