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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

Peggy Atherlay
Chief Development Officer

Maureen Sheridan
Chief Finance Officer

Donna Sodipo
Chief Programs Officer

Catherine Zeiner
Chief Strategy and Operations Officer

Barbara Glassman Dell
Director, Marketing and Communications

Melinda Johnson
Director, Community Engagement & Advocacy

Jill Marini
Director, Early Learning & School Age Programs

Shannon White
Director, Human Resources and Training



2019 Board of Directors


Maria E. Kokiasmenos, Chair
Jaleith Gary, Vice Chair
Alice Sherman, Treasurer
Kelly Frye Barnett, Secretary


Ashley Baron

Andrea Barton Reeves

Kaitlin Canty

Judy Casperson

Becki Hall

Astrid Lebron

Eileen Madden

Louise Provenzano

Chasity Roberts

Stacy Smith Walsh

Peggy Strange

Kristen Weisensee

Yvette Young

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