Board of Directors 2019

HFTB’s Board of Directors meet monthly.

Board of Directors

The ABRI/Homes for the Brave Board of Directors assists in achieving our mission and vision of providing the housing and services necessary to help homeless individuals, many of whom are Veterans return to a productive and meaningful life. Our board members are dedicated members of their communities and many of them are Veterans. They take an active role in supporting our events and becoming advocates for the Homes for the Brave in our local community. They meet monthly to review all new and ongoing projects.

If you would like to reach out to one of our board members, please contact us.

Our Current Board Members

Board MemberCompany AffiliationTitleVeteran AffiliationBoard Position
Robert KozlowskyTown of SheltonPolice DepartmentChairman
Johnny VazzanoVazzy's Four SeasonsRestaurant OwnerVice Chairman
James CannonMutual of OmahaGeneral Manager, CT DivisionU.S. NavyTreasurer
Matthew FrankelBG LubriCareSales ManagerSecretary
Rose OgrincFundraising VolunteerImmediate Past Chair
Randy Abrams
Bernadette BaldinoLibrary Director
Vinny BartoliTurnerVice President, General Manager
Anthony CinquantaDepartment of Veterans Affair’s (Retired)Clinical ConsultantU.S. Army
Colonel Adele HodgesCommanding Officer, RetiredU.S. Marine Corps
Ernest Johnson IIIU.S. Department of Veterans AffairsPeer Employment SpecialistU.S. Army
Michael LaVellePullman & Comley, LLCAttorneyU.S. Marine Corps
Dee LippmanFairfield University School of NursingProfessorU.S. Army
Paul MayerThe Schegg GroupPresidentU.S. Air Force
Phillip ModestiHologicSenior Director of Medical EducationU.S. Marine Corps
Eric ParkerWFSB Eyewitness News; Romano, Parker & AssociatesNews Anchor; Attorney
Juliet TaylorRetired Women's AdvocateU.S. Army
James BolandU.S. Marine CorpsEmeritus