Steering Committee

A special thank you to the members of the steering committee for their hard work in helping to plan the 2017 Women’s Leadership Conference.

Chairwoman

Lourdes M. Alvarez
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
University of New Haven
West Haven, CT

Committee

Mary Barneby
CEO
Girl Scouts of Connecticut
Hartford, CT

Gail Brekke
Former Director of Distribution and Special Events
LIN Television

Deb Bremer ’90 MBA
Former Vice President
Pfizer

Paula Calabrese ’86 BS
Sr. Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer
Accordant Energy
Rutland, VT

Christine Campbell ’87 MS
Chief Customer Officer
TrialScope
Jersey City, NJ

Susan Campbell
Distinguished Lecturer, Department of Communications, Film and Media Studies
University of New Haven
West Haven, CT

Sharon Cappetta
Director of Development
Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
New Haven, CT

Cecilia Carter
Executive Coach & Owner, The Strategy Chick

Claudine Coley
President, UNH Toastmasters Club
MBA Candidate 2017
University of New Haven
West Haven, CT

Cristina Dieguez-Kuo
Director of Development, College of Arts & Sciences
University of New Haven
West Haven, CT

Angela Flynn
Operations Manager, College of Arts & Sciences
University of New Haven
West Haven, CT

Rosa Gatti
Former Senior Vice President for Communications Counsel and Corporate Outreach
ESPN

Karen Grava
Director of Media Relations
University of New Haven
West Haven, CT

Michelle James ’99 EMBA
Executive Director
The Community Action Agency of Western Connecticut, Inc.
Danbury, CT

Josephine Moran ’01 MS
Senior Vice President and Senior Regional Sales Manager
Webster Bank

Renee Prajer
Assistant Dean/Associate Professor, Division of Health Professions – Dental Hygiene
University of New Haven
West Haven, CT

Sadie Redman ’15
Chemical Engineer
Medtronic
North Haven, CT

Catherine (Kitty) Tyrol
Director of Education & Training
Tow Institute
University of New Haven
West Haven, CT

Jill Zamparo
Director of University Special Events
University of New Haven
West Haven, CT