Board of Directors


Walker Holmes

Connecticut State Director, The Trust for Public Lands

Dawn Hawkins Johnson

Co-chair, President/CEO of DHJ Services, LLC

Kyle Pedersen

Co-chair, Director of the Connecticut Mental Health Center Foundation

Tony Scierka

Treasurer, Principal Scierka & Associates

Board of Directors

Hana Ali

Psychiatrist at Cornell Scott Hill Health Center

Alisha Crutchfield

Entrepreneur at Westville Bloom

Mary Beth Decker

Research Scientist and Lecturer Yale University

Aaron Lee

Head Chef of Heartfelt Catering LLC

Elizabeth Magenheimer

Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner, Fair Haven Community Health Center

Andrew Nyhart

Architect, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

Tyra M. Pendergrass Boomer

Associate Director, Center for Health and Learning Games, Yale School of Medicine

Tracy Rabin

Physician, Yale School of Medicine

Ruth N. Rodriguez

Community Outreach Worker with CARE & Community Garden Coordinator

Maria Tupper

Chair, Garden Committee, Clinical Social Worker

Aïcha Woods

Director of Fairfield County’s Center for Housing Opportunity

Board Fellows

Julia Gaburo

Yale SOM Board Fellow


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