About Us

Board of Directors

Honorary Co-Chairs

Peter Salovey, President, Yale University
Toni Harp, Mayor, City of New Haven

Executive Officers

Gordon Geballe, Board Chair
Bruce D. Alexander, Vice Chair
Susan J. Bryson, Vice Chair
Elsie B. Chapman, Vice Chair
Ruby H. Melton, Secretary
Thomas J. Calvocoressi, Treasurer

Directors

Lourdes Alvarez
Anne Tyler Calabresi, Founding Director
Priscilla Dannies
Dr. Deborah D. Desir
Jody P. Ellant
Louise Endel
The Rev. Kevin G. Ewing
Denise Fiore
Marilyn Ford
Sally Glick
Pamela L. Griffin
Kim A. Healey
G.Penn Holsenbeck
Andrea Jackson-Brooks
Dr. Dorsey L. Kendrick
Katherine Kennedy, MD
George Knight
Jean Lamont
Katia Mead
Dr. Roslyn Meyer, Founding Director
Daniel J. Miglio, Director Emeritus
Sharon Milikowsky
W. Frank Mitchell
Laurence P. Nadel
Dr. Mary Papazian
Barbara Rockenbach
Constance L. Royster
Fred D. Sette
Uma Shankar
Elizabeth Sledge
Stephanie Spangler, MD
David Stein
Susan Stone
George Zdru

Mary Lou Aleskie, Ex-Officio
Executive Director, International Festival of Arts & Ideas

Photo: Board Secretary Ruby H. Melton and Board Member George Knight on stage at the 2014 Festival.