Governance and Administration

Board of Trustees

OFFICERS

Co-Chair
The Honorable Frank N. Zullo, Esq.
Partner, Tierney, Zullo, Flaherty & Murphy, PC

Co-Chair
Douglas D. M. Joo
Chairman, Washington Times Foundation

Co-Vice Chair
Mark A. Fries ’73
Senior Vice President, People’s United Insurance Agency


Co-Vice Chair
Norge W. Jerome, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center

Secretary
Gordon L. Anderson, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Paragon House

Assistant Secretary and General Counsel
Carolyn R. Linsey, Esq.

BOARD MEMBERS


Shintaro Akatsu ’88
President, Kamata, Inc.

Diane Allison, Esq. ’90
Partner, Gunn, Godfrey & Allison

Paul Antinozzi
President, Antinozzi Associates

Robert L. Berchem, Esq.
Principal, Berchem, Moses & Devlin, PC

The Honorable Marjorie B. Buessing
Owner, Sunburst Enterprises, LLC dba True Confections

David F. D’Addario
CEO and Chairman, D’Addario Industries

Mrs. Henry B. duPont III
Community Representative

Merrill Jay Forgotson, Esq.
Community Representative

Abraham I. Gordon, Esq. ’51
Partner, Gordon & Scalo

Bruce L. Graham
Former Senior Vice President, GMM. BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc.

Frank I. Grow III
Executive Director, CEO Focus

Sara Towe Horsfall
Associate Professor (Ret.), Texas Wesleyan University

Barbara A. James ’74
Director, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

Nicholas N. Kittrie
Chairman, The Eleanor Roosevelt Institute for Justice & Peace

Arthur E. Landi ’74
President, Display Producers, Inc.


Arnold H. Lema ’70
Former Director Treasury Services, United Technologies

Thomas O’Hara ’84
President, International Marketing Systems Ltd.

The Honorable Nicholas A. Panuzio ’57
President, Panuzio Business Strategies

Devang C. Patel, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S., F.A.S.P.S.
Arch Foot Care

The Honorable Phillip V. Sanchez
Community Representative, Former U.S. Ambassador to Honduras

S. George Santa ’53
Chair, Santa Holding Company

Lambert Shell, Sr. ’92
Director, Danbury Library

Phillip G. Soaivan
Financial Advisor, Primerica

Pierre Tardy
Director of Merchandising & Store Operations, Scull & Company

Ernest C. Trefz
President and Chief Executive Officer, Trefz Corporation

Joseph Vittoria
President and CEO, PEZ Candy, Inc.

Katerine J. Wojcik
President, and Chief Grant Officer, KWG Grant Consultants

Martin F. Wolf, Esq.
Former Principal, Cohen & Wolf

Chang Shik Yang, D.M.
International Executive Vice President of Family Federation for World Peace

EX OFFICIO

Neil Albert Salonen
President
University of Bridgeport

LIFE TRUSTEES

N. Donald Edwards ’57
Elizabeth Pope Frank
Daniel J. Greaney ’50
Geraldine W. Johnson
Mrs. Gilbert Larson
Eleanora W. McCabe
Richard L. Rubenstein

Senior Administrators of the University


President
Neil Albert Salonen

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Hans van der Giessen, Ph.D.

Vice President for Administration and Finance
Susan Williams, D.M., M.B.A., C.P.A.

Senior Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research
Tarek M. Sobh, Ph.D., P.E.

Vice President for Internationalization
Thomas J. Ward, Ed.D.


Vice President for Facilities
George Estrada, B.A.

Vice President for University Relations
Mary-Jane Foster, J.D.

Associate Vice President for Global Learning Initiative
Hap Aziz, M.S.

General Counsel
Carolyn R. Linsey, Esq.