Board Members








The Advisory Board of the Middlesex Coalition for Children is made up of leaders in area child-serving agencies.

Annie Calamari

Manager of Child Services
Family Advocacy Program

Middlesex Hospital

Justin Carbonella


Youth Services Coordinator


Middletown Youth Service Bureau

Dr. Michael Conner




Middletown Public Schools

Terri DiPietro



Outpatient Behavioral Health Services,

Middlesex Hospital

Rhea Drozdenko

Jewett Center

Wesleyan University

Cathy Lechowicz




Recreation & Senior Services

City of Middletown

Dawn Dubay


School Readiness Coordinator

Middletown Public Schools

Lorenzo Marshall


Middlesex Chamber of Commerce

Ben Florsheim


Honorary Chair




Precious Price


School Readiness Coordinator 


Middletown Public Schools

Lisa Sedlock-Reider




Middletown Office Department of Children and Families

Michelle Rulnick


President and CEO


Northern Middlesex YMCA

Thayer Talbott


Senior Director, Programs &Operations


Community Foundation of Middlesex County

Kevin Wilhelm


Executive Director


Middlesex United Way