New Members Join Board of Directors

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We are pleased to announce four new Board members and an emeritus member who has chosen another term beginning the 2017-18 fiscal year.  As we continue working to bring together stakeholders across the cradle to career continuum, it is exciting to broaden our Board’s reach including leaders in the business, education and local government community.

New members include:



President & CEO of the Council of Churches of  Greater Bridgeport, Reverend Cass Shaw





Superintendent of Bridgeport Public Schools, Dr. Aresta L. Johnson





Head of Marketing & Business Development at Carey Manufacturing, Paul S. Lavoie





Bridgeport Community Activist,  Rosa J. Correa




Re-joining the Board for another term, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility for Bigelow, Robert Hendrick.





United Way of Coastal Fairfield County is fortunate to have these individuals give of their time and talent as we actively engage our communities to ensure educational and economic equity for all families and children.