Past Successes

• Led effort to advocate with local and state officials to relocate the UConn Stamford campus from north Stamford to downtown;

• Impetus for, and member of, the Blue Ribbon Commission resulting in creation of Stamford Achieves to help close the Achievement Gap in Connecticut;

• Creating the Stamford Public Education Foundation (SPEF) to increase school child literacy;

• Bringing the Student Conservation Association and its high school educationally based job programs to Stamford;

• Creation of the Entrepreneurship Training Program;

• Participation in selection of key educational leaders from the Stamford Public Schools

• Superintendent to UConn’s Associate Vice-Provost/Campus Director;

• Partnering with Westchester BOCES and Stamford hospital to bring certificate based training in health and green technologies to young adults across the labor region;

• Participation in Stamford’s First Lego League Robotics competitions to support STEM skills development in elementary and middle school students.