Council Members


Chris Vanghele

Captain, Newtown Police Department


Donna Culbert

Director of Health, Newtown Health District

Grant Coordinator

Chelsea Preneta

CSC Program Coordinator, Newtown Youth and Family Services

Alyssa Cole

Social Worker, Newtown Center
for Support and Wellness

Amy Mangold

Director, Newtown Parks & Recreation

Anne Dalton

RN – Nursing Supervisor, Newtown High School

Catherine Findorack

Young Adult Librarian, Cyrenius H. Booth Library

Chris Geissler

Principal, Middle Gate Elementary School

Colden Bobowick

Student/Youth Peer Advocate, Newtown Prevention Council

Corinne Ofgang

Community Care Navigator, Newtown Center for Support and Wellness

Dan Rosenthal

First Selectman, Town of Newtown

David Jacob

LCSW – Mental Health Representative, Newtown

Dorrie Carolan

Executive Director, Newtown Parent Connection

Ian Yorty

Executive Director, Newtown Youth Academy

Joan Santucci

LPN – Community Health Liaison, Bethel Visiting Nurse Association

Kathy Hanley

Behavioral Health Director, Western CT Coalition

Lorrie Rodrigue

Superintendent, Newtown Public Schools

Maggie Conway

President of the Board of Directors, Newtown Youth Academy

Mark Gerace

District Health Coordinator, Newtown High School

Martha Shilstone

Student Assistance Counselor, Newtown High School, Newtown Youth and Family Services

Matt Ariniello

Director, Newtown Community Center

Natalie Jackson

Director of Human Services, Town of Newtown