Staff & Board of Directors

Connecticut Humanities is fortunate to have a dedicated team of Staff and a Board of Directors committed to our vision and mission. Meet them below!

Administration Staff

Jason R. Mancini, Ph.D.

Executive Director

Diane Berube

Staff Accountant & Development Coordinator

Aimee Cotton Bogush

Administrative Assistant

Grants & Programs Staff

Scott Wands

Manager of Grants & Programs

Susan Muro

Grants & Program Officer

Lisa Comstock

Director, CT Center for the Book and Manager, IT Services

Digital Humanities Staff

Gregg Mangan

Manager of Digital Humanities

Board of Directors

Executive Committee


Leah A. Hartman
The Delaware Bay Company

Vice Chair

Elaine McDonald
Aetna (retired)


Jeffrey F. L. Partridge
Capital Community College


James W. Tilney
@ Collinsville LLC

Member at Large

Aimee Monroy Smith
The Jackson Laboratory


Becky Beaulieu
Florence Griswold Museum

Lois Brown
Wesleyan University

Carolyn Cicchetti
Waterbury Public School System (retired)

Katherine Donovan
Whittlesey and Hadley, P.C

Ángel Fernández-Chavero
Aspire Praxis LLC

Stephanie Fielding
Mohegan Linguist

Heidi Green
Connecticut Community Foundation

Jason Kass
Enterprise Business Architecture at Travelers

Catherine Keene Fields
Litchfield Historical Society

Frank Mitchell
The Amistad Center for Art & Culture

Charles Monagan

Jean E. Reynolds
Children’s Book Consultant

Myron Stachiw
Nonprofit Consultant and Professor

Bob Svensk
Svensk & Company, Inc.

Lewis Wallace
The Common Fund

Nancy Pritchard Weiss
Columnist & Author

Walter Woodward
Connecticut State Historian and UConn Professor

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