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

Catherine Zeiner

Chief Operating & Strategy Officer

Janee Folston

Director, Women & Girls Programs

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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