Board of Directors

Members of Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo's Board of Directors provide advice and support to the Zoo. They bring skills, experience and talents to assist the administration with operations and help raise awareness and funds for the Zoo. 

The Board also assists in promoting the Zoo’s activities.  They all share an interest in conservation, education and fun.
 

President 
Bob Mitchell
Attorney at Law
Mitchell & Sheahan, P.C.
 
Vice President
William Kelleher
People's United Bank
 
Treasurer
Paul Sterczala
Dworken, Hillman, LaMorte & Sterczala, P.C.
 
Secretary
Barbara Miller
Brody Wilkinson PC
 
Board Members
 
Bernadette Baldino
Easton Public Library
 
Shane Beardsley
Harboryard Sports & Entertainment
 
Joseph C. Burke, Jr.
People's United Bank
 
Mitchell Cohen
Ernst & Young 
 
Gerry Craig
Retired, C.N.A. Insurance Companies 
 
Cindy A. Czaplinski
St. Vincent’s Medical Center
 
Brian Feidt
Moffly Media
 
Thomas Flynn
Summit Business Media 
 
Sean-Michael Green
University of New Haven
 
Jennifer M.F. Hillgen-Santa
Hillgen-Santa Financial Group
 
Todd Johnston
Price Waterhouse Coopers
 
Catherine Ladnier
Compliance Consultant 
 
Christopher McHugh
Deloitte Consulting LLP
 
Robert F. Matthews
RFM Group
 
David Norton
People's United Bank
 
John Oliveto
Fletcher-Thompson, Inc.
 
Rich Perusi
Retired, Pitney Bowes
 
Harvey Rosenbloom
Retired, Saks Fifth Avenue
 
Bruce T. Silverstone
Aquarion Water Company
 
Kenneth W. Stemme
Larch Lane Advisors
 
David G. Title
Superintendent of Schools, Fairfield
 
AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia
Bridgeport Councilwoman, 134th District
 
Greg Watkins-Colwell
Yale Peabody Museum
 
(Ret.) Rep. Julia Wasserman
Medridge Farm