Organizational Structure

Council of Chief Elected Officials

Hon. Thomas Sparkman (Chair)

First Selectman, Town of Lisbon


Hon. Ronald McDaniel (Vice-Chair)

Mayor, Town of Montville


Hon. Kenneth Beausoleil (Secretary/Treasurer)

First Selectman, Town of Thompson


Hon. Victor Funderburk (Member)

Mayor, Town of Windham


Hon. Christopher Lippke (Member)

First Selectman, Town of Canterbury



EWIB Board of Directors

Mr. Christopher R. Jewell (Chairman)

Chief Financial Officer/Principal, Collins & Jewell Company


Mr. Thayne D. Hutchins, Jr. (Vice-Chairman)

Treasurer, Mohegan Indian Tribe


Mr. James S. Butler (Secretary)

Executive Director, SE/CT Council of Governments


Mr. John Murphy (Treasurer)

Manufacturing Technologies Consultant, CT Technical High School System


Mr. Samuel Agnello

Senior Recruiter, Foxwoods Resort Casino 


Ms. Lisa Arends

Regional Director ~ Eastern CT, CT Department of Labor


Mr. Jeffrey Beadle

Executive Director, Windham Regional Community Council


Mr. Raymond Coombs, Jr.

President, Westminster Tool


Ms. Jessica Corneau

Director, Southern Region, CT Dept. of Rehab. Svcs./Bureau of Rehab. Svcs.


Ms. Nancy Cowser

Executive Director, SouthEastern CT Enterprise Region (seCTer)


Mr. Anthony Cronin

Assistant Vice President & Director of Marketing, Charter Oak Federal Credit Union


Dr. Carlee Drummer

President, Quinebaug Valley Community College

Ms. Lisa D'Abrosca

Nurses Union President (AFT CT, Local 5049), Lawrence + Memorial Hospital


Ms. Susan Hibbard

President, SM Hibbard Consulting


Ms. Deborah Monahan

Executive Director, Thames Valley Council for Community Action


Mr. Michael O'Connor

Director of Safety & Licensing, Dominion Energy ~ Millstone


Mr. Melvin Olsson

Representative, SE/CT Central Labor Council


Mr. Michael Phelps

Senior Vice President, Sonalysts

Ms. Armelde Pitre

Director, Pfizer, Inc.


Ms. Marcy Reed

Educational Consultant, CT Department of Education


Mr. Patrick Reuss

Director of Human Resources, General Dynamics/Electric Boat Division


Mr. Caleb Roseme

Chief Executive Officer, Assured Quality Homecare


Ms. Darlene Serra

Manager of Payroll & Benefits/Corporate Officer, Dime Bank

Dr. Kelli Vallieres

President, Eastern Advanced Manufacturing Alliance (EAMA)