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
Steve Glick
Pamela L. Griffin
Kim A. Healey
G. Penn Holsenbeck
Kiki Kennedy, MD
George Knight
David Levine
Jean Lamont
Nancy Maasbach
Roslyn Milstein Meyer, Founding Director
Daniel J. Miglio, Director Emeritus
Sharon Milikowsky
W. Frank Mitchell
Dr. Mary A. Papazian
Barbara Rockenbach
Joe Rodriguez
Constance L. Royster
Uma Shankar
Elizabeth Sledge
Michael Soileau
Stephanie S. Spangler, MD
Alinor Sterling
Susan Stone
Caprice Taylor Mendez
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