Board Members

Lorraine Consiglio- Chair

Brian Penry-Vice Chair

Vincent Pescosolido-Treasurer

Joann Pulisciano

Patricia Anyaso Sasser

Angela Scipio

Padma Srimatkandada-Secretary

Steve Zakrzewski

Anne Witkavitch

Arts for Learning Board Members

  • Attend Monthly Meetings
  • Attend Committee Meetings
  • Meet yearly giving goals
  • Mentor new members
  • Participate in community outreach
  • Participate in planning and executing fundraising events
  • Assist the Executive Director
  • View and evaluate programs in the field

Staff Members

Eileen M. Carpinella, Executive Director Eileen M. Carpinella is Executive Director of Young Audiences Arts for Learning Connecticut. Prior to joining Young Audiences in 1995 she was the founder and director of an elementary school after school arts program. Ms. Carpinella also worked for the U.S. government for over ten years. She is a visual artist specializing in textile and mixed media collage. Ms. Carpinella resides in Hamden with her husband. She has a master’s in Public Administration from University of Hartford and received her undergraduate degree in Education from St Joseph College in West Hartford, CT.  Ms. Carpinella serves on the Board of the Hamden Education Foundation. Ms. Carpinella is a Commissioner on the Hamden Disability Commission.

Mike Kachuba-Associate Director

Loraine Brown, Program Manager 

Meghann Eckenhoff Nuzzo-Administrative Assistant

Julie Lister-Development Associate

Craig Norton-Documentation & Evaluation Specialist

Antonia Baroga-Bookkeeper