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COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SERVICES
 
Appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of either House of the General Assembly, for four years, Secs. 4-5--4-8, Gen. Stat. Salary, Comr., Roderick L. Bremby, $190,400; Deputy Comr., Operations, Enrollment, and Eligibility, Janel Simpson, $155,000; Deputy Comr., Programs and Administrative Svs., Kathleen Brennan, $155,000; Address: 55 Farmington Ave., Hartford 06105. Tel., (860) 424-5008; News media contact point, Tel., (860) 424-5024, E-mail: david.dearborn@ct.gov; Client information line and benefits center, 1-855-6-CONNECT. Website: www.ct.gov/dss (general); www.connect.ct.gov (client info/accounts, online application, change reporting, benefit prescreening).
 
Comr., Roderick L. Bremby, East Haven; Deputy Comr., Janel Simpson, Farmington; Deputy Comr., Kathleen Brennan, Rocky Hill; Communications Dir., David Dearborn, Glastonbury; Chief of Staff/Affirmative Action Dir., Astread Ferron-Poole, Bloomfield; Legal Counsel, Regs., Admin. Hearings Dir., Brenda Parrella, West Hartford; Health Svs. Dir., Kate McEvoy, Glastonbury; Home and Community-Based Svs. Dir., Kathy Bruni, Torrington; Reimbursement and Certificate of Need Dir., Christopher Lavigne, Granby; Medical Dir., Robert Zavoski, M.D., Simsbury; Health Svs. Integrated Care Dir., William Halsey, Essex; Facilities Operations Dir., Dorothy DiLernia, New Britain; Field Operations Dir., Marva Perrin, Glastonbury; Eligibility Policy and Economic Security Dir., Marc Shok, Hebron; Child Support Services Dir., John Dillon, Portland; Organizational and Skill Dev. Dir., Darleen Klase, Windsor; Information Technology Svs. Dir., Vance Dean, Southington; Quality Assurance Dir., John F. McCormick, West Hartford; Human Resources Dir., Diane Benedetto, Winsted; Social Work Svs. Dir., Dorian Long, Hartford; Legislative Program Dir., Counsel and Government Relations Dir., Alvin R. Wilson, Jr., West Hartford; Chief Financial Officer, Michael Gilbert, Tolland; Chief Innovation Officer, Joe L. Stamford, Bloomfield.
 
 
 
PHONE NUMBERS BY PROGRAM
   
Program or Service 
Telephone 
Toll Free (In-State) 
TDD/TTY 
DSS Client Information Line and  Benefits Center
                                       
1-855-6-CONNECT
1-855-6-266-6328 
1-800-842-4524 
Child Support Services
(860) 424-4989 1-800-228-5437   
Child Support Payment Disbursement
  1-888-233-7223   
Connecticut AIDS Drug Assistance Program 
(860) 424-4903  1-800-233-2503   
Connecticut Partnership for Long-Term Care 
(860) 424-4943  1-800-547-3443   
Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders
(860) 424-4904  1-800-445-5394   
Electronic Benefits Transfer Card Customer Service 
  1-888-328-2666   
Electronic Benefits Transfer Program for Retailers 
  1-877-823-4369   
Energy Assistance Program
(860) 424-4990 
1-800-842-1132 or
2-1-1 
 
Fatherhood Initiative of Connecticut
(860) 424-5696 
   
Fraud Hotline (for reporting suspected fraud and abuse of DSS programs/services) 
(860) 424-4934
1-800-842-2155   
HUSKY Health Information
 
1-877-CT-HUSKY
1-877-284-8759 
 
2-1-1 Infoline (United Way of CT) 
2-1-1
2-1-1
1-800-203-1234
 
Katie Beckett Waiver (Predominantly used for children with severe disabilities, it enables individuals to be cared for at home and be eligible for Medicaid based on the individual's income and assets alone. There is a waiting list for this waiver.)
(860) 424-4904 1-800-445-5394  
Non-Emergency Medical Transportation for beneficiaries of Medicaid 
  1-888-248-9895   
Office of Legal Counsel, Regulations, and Administrative Hearings 
(860) 424-5760 
1-800-462-0134   
General Information (recorded)
(860) 424-4908  1-800-842-1508  1-800-842-4524 
 
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES DIVISION OF FIELD OPERATIONS
   
  
 Address
Telephone
Marva Perrin, Field Operations Dir.; Cathy Robinson-Patton, Dep. Field Operations Dir.; Melissa Garvin, Tactical Planning Dir.
                               1-855-6-CONNECT for client services statewide 
Bridgeport
Fred Presnick, Social Svs. Operations Mgr. (SSOM)
925 Housatonic Ave.,
Bridgeport 06606
(203) 551-3000
Danbury 
CarolSue Shannon, SSOM
342 Main St., Danbury 06810
(203) 207-8980 
Greater Hartford 
Musa Mohamud, Judy Williams, SSOMs
20 Meadow Rd., Windsor 06095
(860) 723-1111 
Manchester 
Elizabeth Thomas, SSOM
699 East Middle Tpke., Manchester 06040 
(860) 647-5901 
Middletown 
Tyler Nardine, SSOM
2081 South Main St., Middletown 06457 
(860) 704-3111 
New Britain
Phil Ober, SSOM 
30 Christian Ln,, New Britain 06051 
(860) 612-3457 
New Haven
Brian Sexton, Lisa Wells, SSOMs
50 Humphrey St., New Haven 06513 
(203) 974-8245 
Norwich
Cheryl Parsons, SSOM 
401 W. Thames St., Norwich 06360 
(860) 823-5078 
Stamford 
Rachel Anderson, SSOM 
1642 Bedford St., Stamford 06905
(203) 251-9311 
Torrington
vacancy
62 Commercial Blvd., Ste. 1, Torrington 06790
(860) 496-6960 
Waterbury
Peter Bucknall,
Karen Main, SSOMs 
249 Thomaston Ave., Waterbury 06702 
(203) 597-4111  
Willimantic
Tonya Beckford, SSOM 
676 Main St., Willimantic 06226 
(860) 465-3547 
 
 
 
COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION
 
Appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of either House of the General Assembly, for four years, Secs. 4-5--4-8, Gen. Stat. Salary, Comr., $175,000. Address: 2800 Berlin Tpke., Newington 06131-7546. Tel., (860) 594-3000. Website: www.ct.gov/dot.
 
Comr., James P. Redeker, March 12, 2011; Secy. to Comr., Angela Brault, Colchester; Deputy Comr., Anna M. Barry, Wethersfield; Secy. to Deputy Comr., Sandra Guerra, New Britain; Legislative Program Mgr., Pamela P. Sucato, Farmington; Dir. of Communications, Judd B. Everhart, Bethel; Dir. of Legal Svs., Denise Rodosevich, Hebron; Dir. of Mgmt. Svs./Strategic Planning and Employee Dev., Cheryl L. Malerba, Durham; Dir. of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, Nancy Bryant, Canterbury.
 
BUREAU OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
 
Address: 2800 Berlin Tpke., Newington 06131-7546. Tel., (860) 594-2201.
 
Bureau Chief, Robert C. Card, Waterbury; Chief Financial Officer, Wallace P. Lugli, New Hartford; Human Resource Admin., Vicki Arpin, Cheshire; Operation and Support/Admin., Valerie C. Joyner, Windsor; Dir. of External Audits, Gerald Dobek, Colchester; Dir. of Contracts Compliance and Agreements, Charles S. Roman, Clinton.
 
BUREAU OF POLICY AND PLANNING
 
Address: 2800 Berlin Tpke., Newington 06131-7546. Tel., (860) 594-2001; FAX, (860) 594-3377. 
 
Bureau Chief, Thomas J. Maziarz, Windsor Locks; Transp. Planning Dirs., Robbin L. Cabelus, Middlefield, Mark F. Carlino, Manchester.
 
BUREAU OF ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION
 
Address: 2800 Berlin Tpke., Newington 06131-7546. Tel., (860) 594-2701.
 
Bureau Chief and Chief Engineer, Mark D. Rolfe, P.E., Madison; Engineer Admin., Scott A. Hill, P.E., East Hampton; Construction Admin., vacancy; Div. Chief, James P. Connery, P.E., Glastonbury; Mgr. of Surveys, Robert J. Baron, Jr., Uncasville; Mgr. of Bridges, Theodore H. Nezames, P.E., Wethersfield; Mgr. of Highway Design Svs., Gregory M. Dorosh, P.E., Seymour; Mgr. of Facilities and Transit, James A. Fallon, P.E., Kensington; Rights of Way Dir., Terrance Obey, Hebron; Mgr. of Traffic, vacancy; Mgr. of Bridge Safety and Evaluation, Robert Zafetti, P.E., Feeding Hills, MA.
 
DISTRICT NO. 1--ROCKY HILL--1107 Cromwell Ave., 06067. Tel., (860) 258-4601.
 
Dist. Engineer, Ravi V. Chandran, P.E., Rocky Hill; Asst. Dist. Engineer, Donald L. Ward, P.E. Rocky Hill; Transp. Maintenance Dir., Alan R. White, Rocky Hill; Transp. Maintenance Mgrs., Richard Reagan, Columbia; Paul Rizzo, Plainville; Dist. Special Svs. Section Mgr., Sherri L. Ruiz-Clark, Colchester.
 
DISTRICT NO. 2--NORWICH--171 Salem Tpke., 06360. Tel., (860) 823-3204.
 
Dist. Engineer, Robert Obey, Gales Ferry; Asst. Dist. Engineer, Eileen M. Ego, P.E., Griswold; Transp. Maintenance Dir., Jeffrey Wilson, Killingworth; Transp. Supervising Maintenance Planner, vacancy; Transp. Maintenance Mgrs., Brian Brouillard, Lisbon; Salvatore Marsico, Branford; William Morrison, Stafford Springs; Dist. Special Svs. Section Mgr., Andrew Morrill, Glastonbury.
 
DISTRICT NO. 3--NEW HAVEN--140 Pond Lily Ave., 06515. Tel., (203) 389-3100.
 
Dist. Engineer, Domenic LaRosa, Meriden; Asst. Dist. Engineer, Matthew Cleary, Woodbury; Transp. Maintenance Dir., Jack W. Yeomans, Durham; Transp. Maintenance Mgrs., Mark Lalla, Burlington; Philip Zoppi, Fairfield; Dist. Special Svs. Section Mgr., Paul Holmes, Waterford.
 
DISTRICT NO. 4--THOMASTON--359 So. Main St., Thomaston 06787. Tel., (203) 591-3540.
 
Dist. Engineer, John S. Dunham, Berlin; Asst. Dist. Engineer, Richard N. Symonds, Canton; Transp. Maintenance Dir., Cosmo Ignoto, East Haven; Transp. Supervising Maintenance Planner, Aron Steeves, Winchester; Transp. Maintenance Mgrs., Barry Julian, Torrington; Steve Moran, Watertown; Dist. Special Svs. Section Mgr., Aron Steeves, Winchester.
 
BUREAU OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
 
Address: 2800 Berlin Tpke., Newington 06131-7546. Tel., (860) 594-2800; FAX, (860) 594-3406.
 
Bureau Chief, Richard W. Andreski, Glastonbury; Officer of Transit and Ridesharing, Transit Administrator, Dennis Solensky, Tolland; Rail Administrator, Carl L. Jackson, Hamden; Transportation Maritime Mgr., Charles C. Beck, Tolland; Project Mgmt. and Dredging Project Coordinator, Joseph Salvatore, Farmington; Maritime Coordinator, Alan T. Stephens, Hamden; Harbor Liaison, David Rossiter, Waterford. 
 
BUREAU OF HIGHWAY OPERATIONS
 
Address: 2800 Berlin Tpke., Newington 06131-7546. Tel., (860) 594-2630.
 
Bureau Chief, vacancy; Transp. Maintenance Admin., vacancy; Transp. Maintenance Dir., vacancy; Transp. Maintenance Mgrs., John S. DeCastro, Lisbon; vacancy; Transp. Equip. Repair Mgr., James Chupas, Wethersfield.
 
OFFICE OF STATE TRAFFIC ADMINISTRATION
 
Sec. 14-298, Gen. Stat. Successor to the State Traffic Commission; change effective July 1, 2012. Address: 2800 Berlin Tpke., Newington 06131-7546. Tel., (860) 594-3020.
 
David A. Sawicki, Exec. Dir.
 
 
CONNECTICUT AIRPORT AUTHORITY
 
Public Act 11-84. Compensation of members, reimbursement for such director's actual and necessary expenses incurred during the performance of such director's official duties. Address: Bradley International Airport, Administration Office, Terminal A, 3rd Flr., Windsor Locks 06096. Tel., (860) 292-2003; FAX, (860) 627-3594.
 
Ex Officio, Denise L. Nappier, State Treas., James P. Redeker, Comr., Dept. of Transportation; Catherine Smith, Comr., Dept. of Economic and Community Development.
 
Appointed by the Governor, Chm., Charles R. Gray, Stamford; Vice Chm., Michael T. Long, Simsbury; Brett C. Browchuk, Avon; Mary Ellen S. Jones, Glastonbury. Appointed by the Pres. Pro Tempore of the Senate, Karen Jarmoc, Enfield. Appointed by the Senate Minority Leader, Robert J. Aaronson, Greenwich. Appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Matthew J. Kelly, Barkhamsted. Appointed by the House Minority Leader, J. Scott Guilmartin, Suffield.
 
Exec. Dir., Kevin A. Dillon, Granby.   
 
CONNECTICUT PORT AUTHORITY
 
Public Act 15-5. Address: 505 Hudson St. DECD, 3rd Flr., Hartford 06106-7106, Tel., (860) 270-8018.
 
Ex Officio: Denise L. Nappier, State Treas., Hartford; James P. Redeker, Comr., Dept. of Transportation, Newington; Vice Chm., Catherine Smith, Comr., Dept. of Economic and Community Development, Hartford; George Klee, Comr., Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection, Hartford; Benjamin Barnes, Secy., Office of Policy and Management, Hartford.
 
Appointed by the Governor: Nancy DiNardo, Trumbull; Pamela Elkow, Stamford; John Johnson, New London; Parker Wise, Guilford. Appointed by the General Assembly: Chm. Scott Bates, Stonington; Don Frost, Fairfield; Terry Gilbertson, Woodbridge; Henry Juan III, Greenwich; Dave Pohorylo, Monroe; Bonnie Reemsnyder, Old Lyme.
 
Exec. Dir., Evan Matthews, Cranston, RI.
 
CONNECTICUT PILOT COMMISSION
 
Sec. 15-13c, Gen Stat. Address: 455 Boston Post Rd., Ste. 203, Old Saybrook, 06475. Tel., (860) 977-7856.
 
Exec. Dir., Evan Matthews, Connecticut Port Authority; Chm., William C. Gash, Jr., Stonington; K. Wynne Bohonnon, Westport; Michael Eisele, Madison; Ralph Gogliettino, New Haven; David E. Pohorylo, Milford; Mike Pezke, Old Saybrook; Charlie Beck, Tolland; Chris Clark, New Haven.
 
 
 
COMMISSIONER OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
 
Appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of either House of the General Assembly, for four years, Secs. 4-5--4-8, 27-102l, Gen. Stat. Salary, Comr., $160,000. Address: Dept. of Veterans Affairs, 287 West St., Rocky Hill 06067. Tel., (860) 616-3600; FAX, (860) 616-3532; Veterans' Info. Line, 1-866-9CT-VETS (866-928-8387). Website: www.ct.gov/ctva.
 
Comr., Sean Connolly, Hebron, March 16, 2015; Chief of Staff and General Counsel, Thomas J. Saadi, Danbury; Fiscal/Admin. Mgr., Michael Clark, East Haven; Dir. of Projects and Operations, Joseph Danao, Montville; Dir. of Communications, Emily Hein, Colchester; Mgr. of Community Outreach & Advocacy, Tammy Perdue Marzik, Middletown; Exec. Secy., Fausto Parra, Trumbull; Agency Personnel Admin., Noreen R. Sinclair, Waterbury. Value of real property, June 30, 2016, $44,192,832.
 
Bd. of Trustees, Chm., Christopher McDavid, Simsbury; Paul Barry, East Hartford; Richard Benson, Berlin; Philip Cacciola, Middletown; Robert Cheslock, Rocky Hill; Amy Donahue, Ashford; Richard Dziekan, Derby; Peter Galgano, East Berlin; Steven Harris, Hartford; Brien Horan, Hartford; Frederick P. Leaf, New Haven; Patrick Nelligan, Bristol; Tatiana Quinzi, Norwalk; Paul Tarbox, Orange; Michael Tetrault, Rocky Hill; Michael Thomas, Milford; Kjell Tollefsen, Killingworth.
 
OFFICE OF ADVOCACY AND ASSISTANCE
 
Address: Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Office of Advocacy and Assistance, 287 West St., Rocky Hill 06067. Tel., (860) 616-3683; Tel., 1-866-9CT-VETS (1-866-928-8387).
 
Dir., vacancy; Service Officers: 1st Dist., Newington, Tel., (860) 594-6604, Dawn Waldron; 2nd Dist., Norwich, Tel., (860) 887-9162, Jeannie Gardiner, Ryan McKenna; 3rd Dist., Milford, Tel., (203) 874-6711, Anne James; 4th Dist., Bridgeport, Tel., (203) 336-2570, Ramon Agosto; 5th Dist., Waterbury, Tel., (203) 805-6340, Jason A. Coppola, Peter DiMaria. 
 
VETERANS' HEALTHCARE FACILITY SERVICES
 
Address: Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Sgt. John L. Levitow, Veterans' Health Center, 287 West St., Rocky Hill 06067. Tel., (860) 616-3703. Chronic Disease Hospital/Long Term Care, Capacity, 125. Total enrollment, March 1, 2017, 114. Healthcare Svs. Admin., Suzanne Krassler.
 
RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
 
Address: Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Veterans' Residential Programs and Services, 287 West St., Rocky Hill 06067. Tel., (860) 616-3802. Capacity, 336. Total enrollment, March 1, 2017, 184.
 
Dir. of Residential Svs., Maria Cheney.
 
 
 
STATE CHEMIST
 
Appointed by the Governor, for two years, Sec. 4-22, Gen. Stat. Compensation of members, none. Jason C. White, Prospect.
 
OFFICE OF CONSUMER COUNSEL
 
Appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of either House of the General Assembly, for five years, Sec. 16-2a, Gen. Stat. Salary, $97,595-$125,179. Address: 10 Franklin Sq., New Britain 06051. Tel., (860) 827-2900; FAX, (860) 827-2929. Website: www.ct.gov/occ.
 
Consumer Counsel, Elin Swanson Katz, New Britain.
 
GREATER HARTFORD FLOOD COMMISSION
 
Appointed by the Mayor, City of Hartford, Special Acts, November Special Session, 1955, No. 72, as amended by Special Act No. 292, 1957, as amended by Public Act 13-299. The members serve without compensation but are entitled to reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties. Address: 50 Jennings Rd., Hartford 06120. Tel., (860) 757-9993; FAX, (860) 722-6251.
 
Chm., Mike McGarry, Hartford; Barry Berson, P.E., Bloomfield; Harry Hartie, Hartford; Joseph Hewes, P.E., Hartford; Linda A. King-Corbin, Hartford; Alan Wengell, Newington; vacancy.
 
Interim Flood Control Dir., John McGrane, P.E.; Asst. Corporation Counsel, vacancy; Secy., Andrew McHugh, P.E.
 
OFFICE OF THE HEALTHCARE ADVOCATE
 
Appointed by the Governor from a list of candidates approved by the Healthcare Advocate Advisory Committee for a four-year term or until a successor is chosen, with the approval of the General Assembly, Sec. 38a-1040, et seq. Address: 450 Capitol Ave., Hartford 06106; Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1543, 06144-1543. Tel., (860) 331-2440; Toll Free, 1-866-466-4446; FAX, (860) 331-2499. Website: www.ct.gov/oha; E-mail: healthcare.advocate@ct.gov.
 
Healthcare Advocate, Ted Doolittle, West Hartford, February 6, 2017; Asst. Healthcare Advocate, Laura Morris; General Counsel, Demian Fontanella.
 
 
STATE OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH AND EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AUTHORITY
 
Sec. 10a-179, Gen. Stat. Address: 10 Columbus Blvd., 7th Flr., Hartford 06106-1978. Tel., (860) 520-4700. Website: www.chefa.com.
 
Ex Officio, Benjamin B. Barnes, Secy., Office of Policy and Mgmt.; Ex Officio, Denise L. Nappier, State Treas.
 
Appointed by the Governor, Chm., Peter W. Lisi., Ph.D., West Hartford; Vice Chm., John M. Biancamano, Wethersfield; John M. Biancamano, Wethersfield; Patrick A. Colangelo, Stamford; Elizabeth C. Hammer, Farmington; Barbara B. Lindsay, Hamden; Estela R. Lopez, Ph.D., East Hartford; Mark Varholak, Orange.
 
Exec. Dir., Jeanette W. Weldon, South Windham; General Counsel, Denise Aguilera, Wethersfield; Managing Dir., Michael F. Morris, Glastonbury; Managing Dir., Cynthia D. Peoples, Windsor.
 
CONNECTICUT HIGHER EDUCATION SUPPLEMENTAL LOAN AUTHORITY
 
Appointed by the Governor, Sec. 10a-224, Gen. Stat. Address: 10 Columbus Blvd., 7th Flr., Hartford 06106-1978. Tel., (860) 520-4001; FAX, (860) 520-4004. Website: www.chesla.org.
 
Ex Officio, Benjamin Barnes, Secy., Office of Policy and Mgmt.; Ex Officio, Mark E. Ojakian, Pres., Connecticut State Colleges and Universities; Ex Officio, Denise Nappier, State Treas.
 
Chm., Peter W. Lisi, Ph.D., West Hartford; Vice Chm., Julie B. Savino, Sandy Hook; Ex Officio, Jeanette W. Weldon, Exec. Dir., Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority; Martin L. Budd, Stamford; Peter W. Lisi, Ph.D., West Hartford; vacancy.
 
Exec. Dir., Jeanette Weldon, South Windham; Deputy Dir., Samuel E. Rush, Waterbury.
 
CONNECTICUT STUDENT LOAN FOUNDATION. Sec. 10a-203, Gen. Stat. Address: 10 Columbus Blvd., Hartford 06106-1976. Tel., (860) 520-4700; FAX, 860 520-4706. Website: www.cslf.org.
 
Chm. Peter W. Lisi, Ph.D., West Hartford; Vice Chm., Ex Officio, Denise Nappier, State Treas.; Ex Officio, Jeanette Weldon, Exec. Dir., Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority; Ex Officio, Benjamin Barnes, Secy., Office of Policy and Mgmt.; Martin L. Budd, Stamford; Ex Officio, Mark E. Ojakian, Pres., Connecticut State Colleges and Universities; Julie B. Savino, Sandy Hook; vacancy.
 
Exec. Dir., Jeanette Weldon, South Windham.
 
COMMISSION FOR EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
 
P.A. 2000-187, Sec. 33. Twenty members. Compensation, none. Address: 55 Farmington Ave., Hartford 06106, Attn: Mark Raymond. Tel., (860) 622-2419; FAX, (860) 291-8665. E-mail: mark.raymond@ct.gov.
 
Chm., Mark Raymond, CIO, Dept. of Admin. Svs.; Colleen Bailie, West Haven Library, CT Library Association; Nick Caruso, Senior Staff Associate, CT Assoc. of Bds. of Education; Tom Dillon, Founder, Flagship Networks, Speaker of the House; John Elsesser, Town Mgr., Town of Coventry, CT Council of Small Towns; Russell Feinmark, Speaker of the House; Jeff Kitching, Ed.D., Exec. Dir., EdAdvance, Office of the Governor; Rich Mavrogeanes, Discover Video, Pro Tempore of the Senate; Isabelina Rodriguez, Dept. of Education; Michael Mundrane, CIO, UConn; Lisa Pellegrini, First Selectman of Somers, Minority Leader of the Senate; Scott Shanley, General Mgr., Town of Manchester, CT Conference of Municipalities; Catherine Smith, Comr., Dept. of Economic and Community Development; Bart Stanco, CIO, The Gartner Group, Office of the Governor; William J. Vallee, Jr., State Broadband Policy Coordinator, Consumer Council; John Vittner, Dir., Office of Policy and Mgmt.; Jennifer Widness, Pres., CT Conference of Independent Colleges; Kendall Wiggin, State Librarian, CT State Library; Scott Zak, Dir. of IS Applications, Bd. of Regents.
 
Alternates; Dawn Lavalle, CT State Library; Ryan Kocsondy, CEN, UConn; Maura Provencher, CT Conference of Independent Colleges; Susan Shellard, Dept. of Economic and Community Dev.; Jim Watson, Dept. of Economic and Community Development.
 
Exec. Dir., Douglas Casey.
 
STATE HISTORICAL RECORDS ADVISORY BOARD
 
Appointed by the Governor, 36 CFR pt. 1206.41. Chm./Historical Records Coordinator, Lizette T. Pelletier, Terryville; Deputy Coordinator, Barbara E. Austen, Meriden.
 
Barbara E. Austen, Meriden; Linda Hocking, Southbury; Leith G. Johnson, Middletown; Michael Lotstein, Hamden; Elizabeth Mariotti, Branford; Wm. Frank Mitchell, Ph.D., New Haven; Lizette T. Pelletier, Terryville; Betsy Pittman, Storrs; LeAnn Power, Wethersfield; Jon E. Purmont, Ed.D., West Haven; Bruce P. Stark, Ph.D., Lyme; Walter W. Woodward, Ph.D., Manchester; seven vacancies.
 
CONNECTICUT ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HOUSING MATTERS
 
Appointed by the Governor, Sec. 47a-71a, Gen. Stat. Address: 363 Main St., Ste. 301, Hartford 06106. Tel., (860) 616-4472. Website: www.ct.gov/cachm.
 
Chm., Raphael L. Podolsky, Hartford; Secy., Kathleen M. Flaherty, Newington; Mary Conklin, Waterbury; Loo Pacacha Dahlke, Middletown; Richard DeParle, Bridgeport; Venoal Fountain, Jr., Shelton; Friedrich Helisch, Norwalk; Jane Kinney-Knotek, Middle Haddam; Houston Putnam Lowry, Avon; Carl Lupinacci, Stamford; Stephanie Ma, North Haven; David Pels, Newington; J. L. Pottenger, Jr., Branford; John W. Rowland, New Haven; Margaret K. Suib, Norwalk; Lynn Taborsak, Danbury; Richard Tenenbaum, Stamford; Juan Verdu, New Britain.
 

COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

 

Sec. 46a-52, Gen. Stat. Salary, Dir., $109,404. Compensation of members, none. Address: 450 Columbus Blvd., Ste. 2, Hartford 06103. Tel., (860) 541-3400. Website: www.ct.gov/chro.

 

Regional Offices: Capitol Region, 450 Columbus Boulevard, Ste. 2 Hartford 06103. Tel., (860) 566-7710. Eastern Region, 100 Broadway, Norwich 06360-4479. Tel., (860) 886-5703. Southwest Region, 350 Fairfield Ave., 6th Flr., Bridgeport 06604. Tel., (203) 579-6246. West Central Region, Rowland State Government Center, 55 West Main St., Ste. 210, Waterbury 06702-2004. Tel., (203) 805-6530.

 

Appointed as Chm. by the Governor, Chm., Cherron Payne, Colchester, January 29, 2016. Appointed by the Governor, Lisa B. Giliberto, Glastonbury, March 17, 2016; Edith M. Pestana, Hartford, July 14, 2019; Joseph M. Suggs, Jr., Bloomfield, July 14, 2018; Shuana K. Tucker, Middlebury, July 14, 2019. Appointed by the Pres. Pro Tempore of the Senate, vacancy. Appointed by the Senate Minority Leader, Edward Mambruno, Waterbury, June 30, 2017. Appointed by the Speaker of the House, vacancy. Appointed by the House Minority Leader, Andrew M. Norton, Colchester, July 14, 2015.

 

Exec. Dir., Tanya A. Hughes.

 

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY COMMISSION

 

Sec. 10-29b(a), Gen. Stat. Compensation, none. Address: Secretariat, Conn. Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, 25 Sigourney St., Hartford 06106. Tel., (860) 541-3400; FAX, (860) 246-5419.

 
Appointed by the Governor, Chm., James O. Williams, Manchester; Donna Campbell, Bloomfield; Darryl A. Hugley, New Haven; Diane Jones, Hartford; Diane Lucas, Glastonbury; four vacancies. Appointed by the Pres. Pro Tempore of the Senate, Carol Anderson, West Hartford; vacancy. Appointed by the Senate Minority Leader, Sweets S. Wilson, Hartford; vacancy. Appointed by the Speaker of the House, two vacancies. Appointed by the House Minority Leader, two vacancies.
 
CONNECTICUT METRO NORTH NEW HAVEN RAIL COMMUTER COUNCIL
 
Sec. 13b-212b, Gen. Stat., Compensation, none. Address: 11 Academy Hill Rd., Derby 06418. E-mail: CTRailCouncil@gmail.com.
 
Chm., Jim Gildea, Derby; Co-Vice Chm., Terri Cronin, Norwalk; Jeffrey Maron, Stamford; Secy., Stephanie Gregerman, New London.
 
Members: John Austin, Fairfield; Terry Borjeson, Newington; Roger Cirella, Ansonia; Laura Cordes, New London; Terri Cronin, Norwalk; Mitchell Fuchs, Norwalk; Jim Gildea, Derby; Stephanie Gregerman, New London; John Hartwell, Westport; Rob Lockwood, Bethel; Mike Mahoney, Westport; Jeffrey Maron, Stamford; Sue Prosi, Stratford; Mark Randall, Bridgeport.
  
COMMISSIONERS OF THE METROPOLITAN DISTRICT WITHIN
THE COUNTY OF HARTFORD
 
Appointed by the Governor, Legislature and municipalities, P.A. No. 93-380, Sec. 16. Compensation, none. Address: 555 Main St., P.O. Box 800, Hartford 06142-0800. Tel., (860) 278-7850; FAX, (860) 724-2679. Website: www.themdc.com.
 
Ex Officio Comrs., Matthew B. Gilligan, South Windsor; Sandra Johnson, East Granby; Whit Osgood, Glastonbury; Michael Solomonides, Farmington.
 
Dist. Bd. Chm., William A. DiBella, Hartford; Dist. Bd. Vice Chm., Maureen Magnan, West Hartford; Comrs., Bloomfield: Byron Lester. East Hartford: Donald M. Currey, William P. Horan, Pasquale J. Salemi, vacancy. Hartford: Luis C. Caban, William A. DiBella, Janice Flemming-Butler, Georgiana Holloway, Kathleen Kowalyshyn, Alphonse Marotta, Hector M. Rivera, two vacancies. Legislative: Allen Hoffman, Mark A. Pappa, Richard W. Vicino, Alvin Taylor. Newington: Dom Pane, Bhupen Patel. Rocky Hill: Raymond Sweezy. West Hartford: Mary Anne Charron, Maureen Magnan, J. Lawrence Price, Christopher Syrek. Wethersfield: Andrew Adil, Daniel A. Camilliere. Windsor: John Avedisian, vacancy. New Britain: Michael Carrier (with vote on water matters only). Chief Exec. Officer, Scott Jellison; Deputy Chief Exec. Officer, Business Svs., John Zinzarella; Dist. Counsel, R. Bartley Halloran; Citizen Members, Ronald F. Angelo, Martin B. Courneen, Linda King-Corbin.
 
BOARD OF PARDONS AND PAROLES
 
Appointed by the Governor, for a term coterminous with term of the Governor or until a successor is chosen, with the advice and consent by both Houses of the General Assembly, Sec. 54-124a, Gen. Stat. Compensation for the Chair, $98,327-$178,651; Exec. Dir., $98,327-$178,651; Full-time Parole Release Panel Members, $76,897-$140,115; Part-time Pardons and Parole Board Members are compensated at $110 for each day spent in performance of duties, plus necessary expenses. Address: Rowland State Government Ctr., 55 West Main St., Ste. 520, Waterbury 06702. Tel., (203) 805-6605; FAX, (203) 805-6652. Website: www.ct.gov/bopp
 
Chm., Carleton J. Giles, Middletown. Full-time Members: Rufaro Berry, Naugatuck; Patricia Thomas Camp, Bloomfield; Joy Chance, Bloomfield; Jeff Hoffman, Madison; Christopher Lyddy, New Haven; Carmen Sierra, New Britain; Jennifer Zaccagnini, Woodbury; two vacancies. Part-time Members: Terry M. Borjeson, Newington; David J. May, East Hampton; Pamela Richards, Ivoryton; Kelly Smayda, Tolland; vacancy.
 
Exec. Dir., Richard T. Sparaco; Dir. of Planning, Research and Development, vacancy; Deputy Dir., Frederick L. Watton.
 
 

Board members appointed by and serve coterminous with the Governor, Sec. 46a-9, Gen. Stat. Address: 60-B Weston St., Hartford 06120-1551. Tel., 1-800-842-7303, (Toll Free, CT only, Voice/TTY); (860) 297-4300 (Voice); and (860) 297-4380 (TTY). Website: www.ct.gov/opapd.

 

Chm., Sheila Mulvey, Plantsville; Tom Behrendt, New Haven; John Clausen, Storrs; Melody A. Currey, Hartford; Jill Hall, Rocky Hill; Bill Knight, Torrington; Melissa Marshall, West Hartford; Elizabeth McArthur, Wallingford; David Morgana, West Hartford; Chad Sinanian, Danbury; Jonathan Slifka, Hartford.

 

Exec. Dir., Craig B. Henrici, Hamden; Asst. Dir., Gretchen Knauff, Old Lyme.

 

OFFICE OF PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

 

Dir. appointed by the Governor to serve at his pleasure, Sec. 46a-10, Gen. Stat. Salary, Exec. Dir., $108,150. Address: 60-B Weston St., Hartford 06120-1551. Tel., 1-800-842-7303, (Toll Free, CT only, Voice/TTY); (860) 297-4300 (Voice); and (860) 297-4380 (TTY). Website: www.ct.gov/opapd.

 

Exec. Dir., Craig B. Henrici, Hamden; Asst. Dir., Gretchen Knauff, Old Lyme.

 
TEACHERS' RETIREMENT BOARD
 
Secs. 4-9a, 10-183l, Gen. Stat. Compensation of members, necessary expenses. Address: 765 Asylum Ave., Hartford 06105. Tel., (860) 241-8401; FAX, (860) 622-2845. Website: www.ct.gov/trb.
 
Ex Officio, Dr. Dianna Wentzell, Comr. of Dept. of Education; Denise L. Nappier, State Treas.; Benjamin Barnes, Secy. of the Office of Policy and Mgmt. Appointed as Chm. by the Governor, Chm., Clare H. Barnett, Middlebury; Al Bredehorst, Bristol; Maureen Honan, North Haven; Lisa Mosey, Torrington; William Myers, South Windsor; Rosalyn B. Schoonmaker, Southbury.
 
Appointed by the Governor, Public Members, Charles Higgins, Tolland; Jonathan Johnson, Farmington; Elaine Lowengard, Hartford; Clifford Silvers, Milford; vacancy.
 
Admin., Darlene Perez.