Board of Directors

Summer Glory, Photo by Kaylyn Pusczynski

Summer Glory, Photo by Kaylyn Pusczynski

January 2020 - TLGV is looking for passionate members to serve on its Board of Directors. The TLGV Nominating Committee is searching for members with a variety of skills, talents and geographic representation.

Board terms are for 3 years, and begin upon election at the Annual Meeting in June. The Board meets monthly (usually the third Thursday of each month at 8:30 a.m.) and is actively involved in supporting TLGV programs and projects. The Board adheres to the following Board Member Expectation Policy.

If interested, please submit a brief statement of interest and a resume to the TLGV office by April 30. Contact TLGV Executive Director Lois Bruinooge at 774-3300 or for more information.

Officers and Directors: 2019 - 2020


Mike Nelson, Norwich, Chairman
Elsie Bisset, Killingly, Vice-Chairman
Myra Ambrogi, Oneco, Secretary
Joan St. Ament, Woodstock, Treasurer


Steven Ayer, Franklin
Donna Baron, Lebanon
Karyn DiBonaventura, Pomfret
Thomas Dufresne, Southbridge
Cody Elvin, Griswold
Rev. Dr. Susan Foster, Woodstock
Jimi Gothreau, Putnam
Lisa Hayden, Sturbridge
Bill Jobbagy, Coventry, Ex-Officio
Jennifer Kaufman, Mansfield
Representative Joseph McKenna, representing the Governor of Massachusetts
Marty Nieski, Dudley
Samuel Smit, Norwich
Eric Thomas, Coventry, representing the Governor of Connecticut
Mark Winne, Charlton

2020 Board of Directors Meeting Dates

Board meetings are open to the public. They typically begin at 8:30 am and are now being held remotely. If you wish to attend, please at least one day prior to the meeting to obtain the meeting link.

January 23
February 20
March 19 - cancelled
April 16
May 21
June 18
July 16
August 20
September 17
October 22
November 19
December 17

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