CT HOBY LEADERSHIP

Connecticut HOBY is run by a 100% Volunteer Team. Each person involved gives of their time, energy, and passion because we believe in providing quality leadership development and service learning experiences to the youth of our State.

Connecticut HOBY is comprised of several teams to ensure that the organization not only completes its day to day tasks, but it also is a sustainable organization that will live on for many years to come. These teams are the Corporate Board, Seminar Leadership Team, CLeW Leadership Team, Alumni Association, and Parents Association.

The Corporate Board

The Corporate Board oversees all activities conducted under the HOBY name, has fiduciary responsibility that HOBY programs are operated according to HOBY International standards, and ensures the perpetuation of HOBY through strategic, long-range planning. Specifically, the Corporate Board’s primary purpose is to assure that HOBY programs and activities are planned, organized and run according to the goals, policies, guidelines, and definitions of HOBY’s International Board of Trustees and/or headquarters office.

The Seminar Leadership Team

The Seminar Leadership Team is responsible for all aspects of the Annual Seminar. The Team handles the program planning, speaker selection, and recruitment of volunteers and ambassadors. The team is lead by the Leadership Seminar Chair (LSC).

The Corporate Board

The Connecticut HOBY Corporation is the legal entity of HOBY for the State of Connecticut. The Corporation holds an Affiliation Agreement with HOBY International, which provides for the legal right and authority to operate HOBY programs in the Corporation’s given territory. The Corporation is run by volunteer managers on its Corporate Board. The Corporate Board recruits and employs additional volunteers to operate the program components of HOBY including Leadership Seminars, CLeWs, and alumni activities. All program chairs are directly accountable to the Corporate Board.

The Corporation oversees all activities conducted under the HOBY name, has fiduciary responsibility that HOBY programs are operated according to HOBY International standards, and ensures the perpetuation of HOBY through strategic, long-range planning. Specifically, the Corporate Board’s primary purpose is to assure that HOBY programs and activities are planned, organized and run according to the goals, policies, guidelines, and definitions of HOBY’s International Board of Trustees and/or headquarters office.

Dan Lipman

President

Dan Lipman

President

Drew Granucci

Vice President

Drew Granucci

Vice President

Terri Saulter

Member-At-Large

Terri Saulter

Member-At-Large

Shilpa Taneja

Secretary

Shilpa Taneja

Secretary

Marianne Cavalieri

member-at-large

Marianna Cavalieri

Member-At-Large

The Leadership Seminar Team

Monica Mordowanec

Leadership Seminar Co-Chair

Monica Mordowanec

Leadership Seminar Co-Chair

Joe Wyrwas

Leadership Seminar Co-Chair

Joe Wyrwas

Leadership Seminar Co-Chair

Rudy Kurup

Co-Director of Programs

Rudy Kurup

Co-Director of Programs

Noureen Ahmed

Co-Director of Programs

Noureen Ahmed

Co-Director of Programs

Betsy Reichenbach

Director of Facilitators

Betsy Reichenbach

Director of Facilitators

Courtney Litts

Assistant Director of Facilitators

Courtney Litts

Assistant Director of Facilitators

Courtney McHale

Director of Team Alumni

Courtney McHale

Director of Team Alumni

Josh Magri

Assistant Director of Team Alumni

Josh Magri

Assistant Director of Team Alumni

Shania Fenton

Director of Communications

Shania Fenton

Director of Communications

Andrew Goldberg

Assistant Director of Communications

Andrew Goldberg

Assistant Director of Communications

Megan Smith

Director of Operations

Megan Smith

Director of Operations

Jackie Kasinskas

Alumni Advisor & Director of Wellness

Jackie Kasinskas

Alumni Advisor & Director of Wellness

Sofia Martone

Assistant Director of Wellness

Sofia Martone

Assistant Director of Wellness

Shilpa Taneja

Director of Recruitment

Shilpa Taneja

Director of Recruitment

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