2018-19 Board Meeting Schedule @ OWL Public Library 7:00-9:00pm
Please join our meeting. All are welcome! Email BOD@LEFforStudents.org for dates and/or to RSVP.
Donielle recently started a boutique events company but brings the experience of an extensive career in sales and marketing in the financial services industry to the LEF board. Her interests include cultivating a broad and passionate group of stakeholders for the LEF mission and developing STEM programs to prepare youth for the future job market. She lives with her husband, three children, two dogs, two donkeys and seven horses on a farm in Goshen, CT.
Julie is a passionate career-long educator, having served as a Spanish teacher and school administrator in CT public schools. She now serves as a coach and consultant, working with school districts to build leadership capacity and integrate and leverage technology for learning. Julie joined the LEF board last year because she was inspired by LEF’s commitment to lifelong learning and experiences that make learning fun and contagious for all. Julie lives in Litchfield with her husband, three book loving, rough and tumble kiddos, and a burgeoning animal contingent.
Scott Anderson serves on the LEF Board as member of the Public Relations Committee. He is a former program facilitator for incarcerated men and has served on a board for an organization assisting at risk youth. Scott lives in Litchfield with his wife and 2 children.
As a physical therapist with a strong background in sales and marketing, she is Vice President of Business Development for a healthcare solutions company, HealthPRO Heritage. Also, Michele provides yoga/fitness/therapeutic training via her own Litchfield-based business: TheRx Yoga. A eleven-year resident of Litchfield, Michele is passionate about supporting our community and has happily served on LEF for three years. She lives with her husband, two children and 10+ pets.
Michelle serves as LEF’s Grant Chairperson. She is employed at EdAdvance as the Director of Early Childhood and Family Programs. Michelle is involved in numerous statewide initiatives dealing with children and families, homelessness, and education matters. Michelle serves on the LEF Board to help our schools and community thrive. She resides in Litchfield with her husband and two children.
Dave is the owner of a marketing research consulting firm. He has experience facilitating communication between people with different points of view. He has a “get things done on a bootstrap budget” attitude. He is an entrepreneur and believes that with encouragement anyone can accomplish their dreams. He joined LEF to increase fundraising and help LEF fulfill its mission to “enrich, inspire, and empower Litchfield children of all ages”. Dave lives in Litchfield with his wife and two children.
Before moving to Litchfield in 2009, Sarah spent ten years in educational and children’s programming for film and television at several award-winning production companies in Boston and NYC.
More recently, Sarah has built a reputation in Connecticut as a top floral designer and events planner through her business (Sarah Worden Natural Design). In 2015, she helped launch South Farms’ events business at The White Barn in Morris where she is Events Director.
Additionally, Sarah is a Board Member for Susan B Anthony Project; she is passionate about strengthening community through organizations that bolster education and support children and families.
Sarah lives in Litchfield with her husband and two sons.