Our Board of Directors is made of 11 members which includes parents and family members, business owners and various professionals. They are responsible for overseeing all facets of operating the agency.

President, Robert Wollenberg

  • Employment:Pharmacist; Owner of Beacon Prescriptions General practioner with Law office located in Milford, CT.
  • Education:B.S. Pharmacy, University of Connecticut
  • Professional Affiliations:CT Pharmacists Association; National Community Pharmacists Association.

Vice President, Kenneth Nicoll

  • Employment: General practioner with Law office located in Milford, CT.
  • Education:JD University of Bridgeport Law School, 1990. Licensed in CT and Washington, DC.
  • Professional Affiliations:Many years of experience of Food and Drug Law Practice, particularly in the areas of medical devices, OTC drugs, cosmetics, and nutritional supplements.

Secretary, Jean Brooks

  • Employment: Case Manager and Educator with State of CT Department of Developmental Disabilities. (retired)
  • Education: Stone College.
  • Professional Affiliations: Founding member of Opportunity House.
  • Parent of an Opportunity House resident.
  • Founding member Autism Society of CT.
  • Served on the Governor?s Developmental Disability Council.

Treasurer, James Hackett

  • Employment: Yale University, Director of Facilities Services. (retired)
  • Education: Quinnipiac University.
  • Parent of Opportunity House resident.
  • Professional Affiliations: Associate Fellow of Trumbull College, Yale University.



Leo Pepin

  • Employment: Pitney Bowes Inc. ; Corporate Executive Director of Compensation and Medical Services. (retired)
  • Education: University of Connecticut
  • Professional Affiliations: Served with Army Medical Service Corps and retired Lt. Colonel.

Robert Granger

  • Education:University of New Haven B.A.
  • Professional Affiliations:Organizations included:Knights of Columbus,Interfaith Co-Operative Ministries,Fantasy of Lights, Community Soup Kitchen, Woodmont Fire Co.

Severio Fodero

  • Employment: Associate Director of Yale University Health Services(retired): Lectuer at Yale School of Epidemilogy and Public Health. Former assistant professor of Health Services Administration at Quinnipiac College;US Army Reserves Colonel commanding a 1000-bed general hospital.(retired)
  • Education: UCONN B.S.
  • Professional Affiliations: Chairman of the following boards and committees; Orange Board of Health

Amy Criscuolo

  • Employment: Atlantic Home Loan, Hamden, CT -Senior Mortgage Banker : I Get It! Apps,Orange,CT Founder/Owner- www.igetitapps.com
  • Professional Affliliations: Notary Public, Orange Board of Education: Chair,Finance Committee- Vice Chair

William Farrell

  • Education:University of Hartford B.S. in Economics and Financing., Professional Licenses: NASD Series,7,6,24,63,65
  • Employment:Wells Fargo Advisors- Vice President- financial Advisor
  • Professional Affiliations: Knights of Columbus,Milford Republican Town Committee,Milford United Way,Milford downtown business organization

Dave Chevrette

  • Education: Connecticut Flight Academy, HC Wilcox Technical school and University of Rhode Island
  • Employment: Owner of 3 businesses-A.E.S.I,Chevrette Homes, LLC, and Donna Mae,LLC
  • Professional: emergency response contractor for the town of Plainville and Valley Water, Muncipal Water Company. He holds CT State licenses as a Major contractor, new home construction,surface installer/inspector and home improvement. In addition, FAA licenses single plane and seaplane pilot and FCC license as a Ham radio operator.

Michael Donahue

  • Education: Boston College,Suffolk University Law School
  • Employment: Legal Counsel for Subway Real Estate/ Franchise World Headquarters,LLC
  • Professional:Counsel/camp Co-Director/Foundation Board member of Camp Rising Sun Foundation,Board Member of St. Stephen School,Board of Trustees for St. Francis Home for Children,Student sponsor/mentor for Sheperds,Inc., Parish Council Member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish


Membership Chairman, Arline Secondino

Fundraising Chairman, Tamara Dumas

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