Dorothy Gnidula

Treasurer

Dorothy Gnidula joined the ELF board as Treasurer in 2012. She is presently the Vice President of Global Tax Reporting & Compliance at The Nielsen Company.

Our Board

Sheila

Charmoy

We'll be bringing you the 411 on Sheila...soon!

Suzanne

Chiaramonte

President

Suzanne is a retained executive recruiter in the health tech sector, having previously held positions with Nielsen in NJ, CT and in the UK. Brimming with excitement as her first child entered kindergarten, she vowed to become involved in the schools and joined the ELF board in 2014. She and her husband Ed have lived in this lovely hamlet since 2007 and have two children.

Drew

Chieda

President

Drew is the current president of ELF.

Since its founding in 2004, ELF has been governed by a non-salaried all volunteer board which seeks to represent a cross-section of the community. Our Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent assist our board in a non-voting ex-officio capacity. We also depend on many volunteers for help with our programs, events and publications.

Terri

Lenhart

Assistant Treasurer

Terri is an Xray Technologist and was previously Manager of an MRI facility at Waterbury Hospital. She has also worked as a marketing director for a clinical laboratory and a pharmaceutical sales representative for Squibb Diagnostics. Terri presently devotes her time to volunteering in the Easton school system and at St Vincent’s Medical Center. She has lived in Easton since 1996, and sent two children through the Easton school system. 

Karen

O'Brien

Karen is a founding member of ELF and served as Vice President from 2004–2009. Currently, she remains an active board member of ELF. In her previous work experience, she was the Manager of Events Planning for Pitney Bowes Corp. in Stamford. Karen has lived in Easton since 1998, and sent two children through the Easton school system.

Ande

Ogden

Secretary

Ande is currently working as a school counselor at Weston Middle School and has over 18 years of diverse teaching experience in a middle school setting throughout Fairfield County and in the Washington, DC area.  She and her husband Ross have been living in Easton since 2007 and have two daughters that attend Samuel Staples Elementary School.

Jon

Stinson

Vice-President

Jon is Executive Director for Field Engagement at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. He has previously held leadership roles in Technology Training, User Experience, and Practice Management analytics. Jon has been a resident of Easton since 2012 and has two children attending Easton schools.

Donna

Viselli

Donna is the proud parent of three children in the Easton school system. She has worked for 10 years at Samuel Staples Elementary and previously spent time as a paralegal. Donna joined ELF because of a heartfelt belief in its mission of funding grants to enhance education and is currently the board Secretary.

Joe

Plastina

Vice-President

Full bio forthcoming but suffice to say...he's a really, really great guy and our current vice president.