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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

Candace Crane


Vice President Youth Development and Community Relations 

Northern Middlesex YMCA

Terri DiPietro



Outpatient Behavioral Health Services,

Middlesex Hospital

Dawn Dubay


School Readiness Coordinator

Middletown Public Schools

Ben Florsheim


Honorary Chair




Ayesha V. Gaines, MSW


Office Director


CT Department of Children & Families

Cathy Lechowicz




Recreation & Senior Services

City of Middletown

Lorenzo Marshall


Middlesex Chamber of Commerce

Thayer Talbott


Senior Director, Programs &Operations


Community Foundation of Middlesex County

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