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. Kevin Cunningham (Member)

First Selectamn, Town of Plainfield


Hon. Christopher Lippke (Member)

First Selectman, Town of Canterbury


Hon. Peter Nystrom (Member)

Mayor, City of Norwich




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. Michael Phelps (Treasurer)

Senior Vice President, Sonalysts


Mr. Christopher Bachant

Business Representative ,  New England Regional Council of Carpenters ~ Local 326


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 Aging and Disability Services


Ms. Nancy Cowser

Executive Director, SouthEastern Enterprise Region (seCTer)


Mr. Anthony Cronin

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


Ms. Lisa D'Abrosca

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


Ms. Patricia Feeney

Principal, Ella T. Grasso Technical High School


Ms. Shannon Flanagan

Plant Manager, Web Industries


Ms. Susan Hibbard

President, SM Hibbard Consulting


Dr. Mary Ellen Jukoski

President, Three Rivers Community College


Ms. Linda Ladas

Regional Director-Eastern CT, CT Department of Labor


Mr. William Louis

President, MDA/UAW Local 571


Ms. Deborah Monahan

Executive Director, Thames Valley Council for Community Action


Mr. Travis Monroe

Director of HR/Labor Relations, Lawrence + Memorial Hospital


Ms. Courtney Murphy

Director of Workforce Development, General Dynamics/Electric Boat, Division 


Mr. Michael O'Connor

Plant Manager, Dominion Energy ~ Millstone


Ms. Marcy Reed

Educational Consultant, CT Department of Education


Mr. Caleb Roseme

Chief Executive Officer, Assured Quality Homecare


Dr. Kelli Vallieres
Representative, Eastern Advanced Manufacturing Alliance (EAMA)



Dr. Kelli Vallieres

Representative, Eastern Advanced Manufacturing Alliance (EAMA)