In accordance with Governor Lamont’s directive concerning the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency is closed to the public until further notice. Our staff continues to provide services through telework and will make every effort to continue agency operations to the greatest extent practicable under the circumstances. Our main number is 800-504-1102. For a complete directory of departments visit Contact Us. We will respond to voice mail and email communications as promptly as we can. Thank you for your understanding. Contact Us

Board Members

Ex-officio Members - Appointed by Governor

Honorable Melissa N. McCaw, Secretary

Office of Policy and Management

Designee:  Gregory Messner

Assistant Executive Budget Officer

(860) 418-6225

Honorable Shawn T. Wooden, Treasurer

Office of State Treasurer

Designee:  Laurie Martin

Deputy Chief Investment Officer

(860) 702-3195

Honorable Desi D. Nesmith,

Commissioner of Education

Designee: Keith Norton

Chief Strategic Planning Officer

(860) 713-6465

Teacher Members - Elected by Teacher Membership

Clare H. Barnett, Chairperson

Retired Teacher

Board member since 7/1/1991

Stephen McKeever

Active Teacher

Middletown Board of Education

Board member since 7/1/2017

Lisa Mosey

Active Teacher

New Milford Board of Education

Board member since 7/1/2015

Steven Muench

Active Teacher

Avon Board of Education

Board member since 7/1/2017

William Myers, Vice-Chairperson

Active Teacher

South Windsor Board of Education

Board member since 7/1/2009

William Murray

Retired Teacher  

Board member since 11/01/2017

Public Members – Appointed by Governor

Charles B. Higgins

Appointed 2013

Jonathan Johnson  

Appointed 2007

Vacant as of 01/09/2019


Vacant as of 10/01/2018

  Vacant as of 2/5/2015