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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; Chief of Staff/Affirmative Action Dir., Astread Ferron-Poole, Bloomfield; Chief Innovation Officer, Joe L. Stamford, Bloomfield; Chief Financial Officer, Michael Gilbert, Tolland; Communications Dir., David Dearborn, Glastonbury; Legislative Program Dir., Counsel and Government Relations Dir., Alvin R. Wilson, Jr., 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; Integrated Services Dir., Sharon LaFargue, East Hartford; 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; Acting Human Resources Dir., Aimee Plourde, Middletown; Social Work Svs. Dir., Dorian Long, Hartford.
 

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

 

1-855-478-7350

 

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.; Elizabeth Thomas, Dep. Field Operations Dir.; Melissa Garvin, Tactical Planning Dir.; Phil Ober, Benefits Center Dir.

 

1-855-6-CONNECT for client services statewide

Bridgeport

Yecenia Acosta, Tim Latifi, Fred Presnick, Social Svs. Operations Mgrs. (SSOMs)

925 Housatonic Ave., Bridgeport 06606

 

Danbury

CarolSue Shannon, SSOM

342 Main St., Danbury 06810

 

Greater Hartford

Jessica Carroll, Musa Mohamud, Judy Williams, SSOMs

20 Meadow Rd., Windsor 06095

 

Manchester

Tricia Morelli, SSOM

699 East Middle Tpke., Manchester 06040

 

Middletown

Brian Sexton, SSOM

2081 South Main St., Middletown 06457

 

New Britain

Patty Ostroski, SSOM

30 Christian Ln, New Britain 06051

 

New Haven

Rachel Anderson, Cheryl Stuart, Lisa Wells, SSOMs

50 Humphrey St., New Haven 06513

 

Norwich

Tyler Nardine, SSOM

401 W. Thames St., Norwich 06360

 

Stamford

Yecenia Acosta, SSOM

1642 Bedford St., Stamford 06905

 

Torrington

Alejandro Arbelaez, SSOM

62 Commercial Blvd., Ste. 1, Torrington 06790

 

Waterbury

Peter Bucknall, Karen Main, SSOMs

249 Thomaston Ave., Waterbury 06702

 

Willimantic

Tonya Beckford, SSOM

1320 Main St./Tyler Square, Willimantic 06226

 

 
 
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., vacancy; Dir. of Mgmt. Svs./Strategic Planning and Employee Dev., Cheryl L. Malerba, Durham; Dir. of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, vacancy.
 
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, vacancy. Human Resource Admin., Vicki Arpin, Cheshire; Operation and Support/Admin., Susan Donlon, Ellington; Dir. of External Audits, vacancy; Dir. of Contracts Compliance and Agreements, Charles 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; Robert E. Bell, West Hartford.
 
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., Ravi V. Chandran, 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, Mark F. Carlino, Manchester; 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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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; Office of Program Management; Philip Scarrozzo, Berlin.
 
BUREAU OF HIGHWAY OPERATIONS
 
Address: 2800 Berlin Tpke., Newington 06131-7546. Tel., (860) 594-2630.
 
Bureau Chief, Paul T. Rizzo, Plainville; Transp. Maintenance Admin., vacancy; Transp. Maintenance Dir., vacancy; Transp. Maintenance Mgrs., John S. DeCastro, Lisbon; Sherri L. Ruiz-Clarke, Colechester; 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., Thomas A. Sheridan, Waterford; 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: 455 Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook 06475. Tel., (860) 577-5174.
 
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; Dave Pohorylo, Monroe; Bonnie Reemsnyder, Old Lyme; Grant Westerson, Old Saybrook.
 
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.portal.ct.gov/DVA.
 
Comr., Thomas J. Saadi, Danbury; October 4, 2018; 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, Tammy Perdue Marzik, Middletown; Manager of Veterans Advocacy & Assistance, Ryan McKenna, Coventry; Exec. Secy., Darlene Deschaine, Vernon; Agency Personnel Admin., Noreen R. Sinclair, Waterbury. Value of real property, June 30, 2017, $46,663,866.86.
 
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; Ron Coveney, 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. Ryan McKenna; Service Officers: 1st Dist., Newington, Tel., (860) 594-6604, Dawn Waldron; 2nd Dist., Norwich, Tel., (860) 887-9162, Jeannie Gardiner; 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, 2018, 108. Healthcare Svs. Admin., vacancy.
 
RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
 
Address: Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Veterans' Residential Programs and Services, 287 West St., Rocky Hill 06067. Tel., (860) 616-3803. Capacity, 336. Total enrollment, March 1, 2018, 123.
 
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, $109, 846 – $149,770. 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; Michael Angelini, Trumbull; Elizabeth C. Hammer, Farmington; Barbara B. Lindsay, Hamden; Estela R. Lopez, Ph.D., East Hartford; Barbara Rubin, Glastonbury; 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 Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority board, Sec. 10a-179a, 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; Paul Mounds, Hartford.
 
Exec. Dir., Jeanette Weldon, South Windham; Deputy Dir., Samuel E. Rush, Waterbury.
 
CONNECTICUT STUDENT LOAN FOUNDATION.
 
Sec. 10a-203a, 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; Paul Mounds, Hartford.
 
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 06105, 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, Dir., West Haven Public Library, CT Library Association; Nick Caruso, Senior Staff Associate, CT Assoc. of Bds. of Education; Ellen Cohn, Deputy Comr., CT State Dept. of Education (CSDE); Tom Dillon, Founder, Flagship Networks, Speaker of the House; Charles Dumais, Supt., Region 5 (Amity) Public Schools, Office of the Governor; John Elsesser, Town Mgr., Town of Coventry, CT Council of Small Towns; Russell Feinmark, Speaker of the House; Rich Mavrogeanes, Pres., Discover Video, Pres. Pro Tempore of the Senate; Michael Mundrane, CIO, UConn; Scott Shanley, General Mgr., Town of Manchester, CT Conference of Municipalities; Catherine Smith, Comr., Dept. of Economic and Community Dev.; Bart Stanco, CIO, The Gartner Group, Office of the Governor; William J. Vallee, Jr., State Broadband Policy Coordinator, Office of Consumer Council; John Vittner, Dir. IT Policy, Office of Policy and Mgmt.; Jennifer Widness, Pres., CT Conference of Independent Colleges; Kendall Wiggin, State Librarian, CT State Library; Scott Zak, Sen. Dir. of Learning Technologies, Bd. of Regents.
 
Alternates; Dawn Lavalle, CT State Library; Ryan Kocsondy, Dir., CEN, UConn; Maura Provencher, Vice Pres. of Research and Administration, CT Conference of Independent Colleges; Susan Shellard, Dir. of Administration, Dept. of Economic and Community Dev.; vacancy, Minority Leader of the Senate.
 
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; Allen Ramsey, Hartford; Bruce P. Stark, Ph.D., Lyme; John VanEpps, Guilford; Walter W. Woodward, Ph.D., Manchester; five 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.
 
 
Sec. 46a-52, Gen. Stat. Salary, Dir., $129,357. 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 Blvd., 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, 2015; Edith M. Pestana, Hartford, November 5, 2009; Joseph M. Suggs, Jr., Bloomfield, March 16, 2015; Shuana K. Tucker, Middlebury, March 16, 2015. Appointed by the Pres. Pro Tempore of the Senate, vacancy. Appointed by the Senate Minority Leader, Edward Mambruno, Waterbury, June 5, 2002. Appointed by the Speaker of the House, Nicholas Kapoor, Monroe, May 3, 2017. Appointed by the House Minority Leader, Andrew M. Norton, Colchester, August 18, 1999.
 
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, 450 Columbus Blvd., Ste. 2, Hartford 06103. Tel., (860) 541-3400; FAX, (860) 246-5419.
 
Appointed by the Governor, Chm., James O. Williams, Manchester; Diane Paige’ Blondet, Bloominfield; Donna Campbell, Bloomfield; Darryl A. Hugley, New Haven; Diane Jones, Hartford; Diane Lucas, Glastonbury; Benjamin F. Rhodes, Jr., Waterbury; two vacancies. Appointed by the Pres. Pro Tempore of the Senate, Carol Anderson, West Hartford; vacancy. Appointed by the Senate Minority Leader, Regina V. Roundtree, Farmington; Sweets S. Wilson, Hartford. 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., Jeffrey Maron, Stamford; Secy.; Roger Cirella, Ansonia.
 
Members: Terry Borjeson, Newington; Roger Cirella, Ansonia; Laura Cordes, New London; Mitchell Fuchs, Norwalk; Peter Garneau, Stamford; Jim Gildea, Derby; Doug Hausladen, New Haven; Mike Mahoney, Westport; Jeffrey Maron, Stamford; Sue Prosi, Stratford; Edwin Schroeder, Clinton; Lisa Slinksy, Waterbury; three vacancies.
 
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.org.
 
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, Gary LeBeau, Pasquale J. Salemi, vacancy. Hartford: Clifford Avery Buell, Luis C. Caban, William A. DiBella, Georgiana Holloway, David Ionno, Kathleen Kowalyshyn, Alphonse Marotta, two vacancies. Legislative: Peter E. Gardow, Allen Hoffman, Alvin Taylor, Richard W. Vicino. Newington: Domenic Pane, Bhupen Patel. Rocky Hill: Raymond Sweezy. West Hartford: Mary Anne Charron, Denise Hall, James Healy, Maureen Magnan. Wethersfield: Andrew Adil, Daniel A. Camilliere. Windsor: John Avedisian, Timothy J. Fitzgerald. 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: Ram Aberasturia, Ronald F. Angelo, Martin B. Courneen, Linda King-Corbin, Hector Rivera.
 
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; Stephen Dargan, West Haven; Christopher Lyddy, New Haven; Carmen Sierra, New Britain; Nancy Turner, Groton; Jennifer Zaccagnini, Oakville; vacancy. Part-time Members: Terry M. Borjeson, Newington; Pamela Richards, Ivoryton; Kelly Smayda, Tolland; two vacancies.
 
Exec. Dir., Richard T. Sparaco; Deputy Dir., Frederick L. Watton; Dir. of Planning, Research and Dev., vacancy; Legislative and Administrative Advisor, Leland Moore.
 
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.
 
Appointed as Chm. by the Governor, Chm., Clare H. Barnett, Middlebury; Benjamin Barnes, Secy. of the Office of Policy and Mgmt; Denise L. Nappier, State Treas.; Ex Officio, Dr. Dianna Wentzell, Comr. of Dept. of Education; Stephen McKeever, Haddam; Lisa Mosey, Torrington; Steven Muench, Avon; William Murray, Danbury; William Myers, South Windsor.
 
Appointed by the Governor, Public Members, Charles Higgins, Tolland; Jonathan Johnson, Farmington; Elaine Lowengard, Hartford; two vacancies.
 
Admin., Darlene Perez.