Our People

Our people—staff, board members, coaches and volunteers—are dedicated to ensuring a positive experience for every participant and family. Learn more about the individuals who bring our mission and vision to life.

Our Staff

Kelly Hicks

Program Coordinator

Johanna Rincón

Executive Director

Work With Us

Do you share a passion for our mission and want to join the team? Learn more about open staff and board positions.

Work With Us

Our Board

Julia Avery

Board Chair, MassMutual

Linsday Reiff

Vice Chair, ESPN

Lisa Jenkins

Treasurer, Pratt & Whitney

Kelly Conte

Secretary, UConn

Jennifer Berry


Caitlin Burchill

NBC 30 Connecticut

Jessica Fenner

Yale University

Kimmi Grove

Connecticut General Assembly

Shalae Johnson

Board Member

Laura Kelley

Naugatuck Public Schools

Elyssa Kelly

UConn Foundation

Sue Meholic


Ashley Norris

The Hartford

Chelsea Ross

Partnership for Strong Communities

Amber Tagliavini


Audrey Whitebloom

SoNE Health

Our Culture

Our mission, vision and core values are at the heart of everything we do. Learn more about our organization, our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and access, and how you can join our team.