Steering Committee

A special thank you to the members of the steering committee for their hard work in helping to plan the 2018 Women’s Leadership Conference.

Co-Chairwomen

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

Nancy Ortins Savage  
Associate Dean, Tagliatela College of Engineering
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
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

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

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

Cecilia Carter
Executive Coach & Owner, The Strategy Chick

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

Renee Garcia-Prajer
Assistant Dean/Associate Professor, College of Arts and 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

Michelle Mason
Interim Director of International Education and Service Learning
University of New Haven
West Haven, CT

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

Ceyda Mumcu
Assistant Professor, Sports Management
University of New Haven
West Haven, CT

Sadie Redman ’15
Chemical Engineer
Medtronic
North Haven, CT

Lisa Scranton
Director of Technical Training
University of New Haven
West Haven, CT

Diane Smith
Distinguished Lecturer, Communication, Film & Media
University of New Haven
West Haven, CT

Rowena Track ’87 MS
Global Vice President Digital Channel Partner Marketing
Cigna Corporation
Bloomfield, CT

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