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Our Team

YWCA Hartford Region has a staff committed to our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women in the Hartford community. 

Adrienne W. Cochrane, J.D.
Chief Executive Officer

Maureen Sheridan
Chief Finance Officer

Donna Sodipo
Chief Program Officer

Catherine Zeiner
Chief Strategy and Operations Officer

Sharon Bellinger
Chief Development Officer

Leah Flanigan
Manager, Chief Executive Officer and Board Relations

Tina Gladden
Director, Early Learning & School Age Programs

Christina Gregoire
Director, Human Resources and Training

Melinda Johnson
Director, Community Engagement & Advocacy

2022 Board of Directors


Andrea Barton Reeves, Connecticut Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Authority

Racquel Santana,Chubb
Vice Chair

Kristen Weisensee, Travelers, Inc.

Chasity Roberts, CVS Health



Erica Dean, Comcast

Jaleith Gary, Calvary Fellowship

Becki Piper Hall, Oliver Wyman

Karen Inkel, Thrivent

Dawn Lazarus, Lindberg & Ripple

Eileen Madden, Voya Financial 

Lisa Maguire, AIG

Wanda Ramos, Pratt & Whitney a Raytheon Technologies Company

Margaret J. Strange, Esq., Jackson Lewis, LLP

Stacy Smith Walsh, Travelers, Inc.

Dantaya Williams, Raytheon Technologies

Yvette Young, Village for Families and Children


YWCA Hartford Region Board Nomination

Thank you for your interest in serving as a potential candidate to the YWCA Hartford Region Board of Directors, the governing body with the important responsibilities of governance, strategy, and policy-setting for YWCA per the organizational bylaws.

We accept applications to the Board of Directors at any time.  

To learn more about about the Board of Director's role please review our  Nomination Packet .

If interested in being considered or to nominate someone to serve as director please fill out the application form. 

Thank you. 

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