board of directors

Each individual member of our Board of Directors plays an important part in helping Mental Health Connecticut fulfill its mission and safeguard its growth for the future. The Board is responsible for defining the organization’s mission and for providing overall leadership and strategic direction. In carrying out these duties, volunteer members of our Board find a great sense of accomplishment. Through their governance role, they contribute to the welfare of our clients and brighten the future for our community. Their participation and service brings them a unique sense of satisfaction.


Laurie K. Molinari, Chair

Assistant General Counsel, The Hartford

Scott Boulton, Vice Chair

Consultant, Fiducient Advisors

Marlene Thomas, Treasurer

Chief Financial Officer, Community Solutions Inc.

Robert Michalik, Secretary

Director of Government Relations, Connecticut Housing Financial Authority

Scott Brabant, Immediate Past Chair

DATTCO, Chief Financial Officer

Luis Pérez


Claude Campbell

Veterans Affairs, Military Caseworker and Outreach, Senator Christopher Murphy’s Office

Catherine Dean

Clinical Manager, Adult Outpatient Behavioral Health at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

Nancy Kingwood

Executive Director, GBAPP Inc. (Greater Bridgeport Area Prevention Program)

Mary Laucks

Executive Director, Stamford Health

Edward Peltier


Graziela Reis

Program Coordinator, Yale University

Ursula G. Sowinski

Manager, Connecticare

Travata T. Stewart

Manager, Cancer Support Services, Stamford Health

Maggie D. Young

Chief Recovery Officer, Families in Recovery Program


Interested in serving on the Mental Health Connecticut Board of Directors? Click here to complete an application and email to with a copy of your resume/CV and a cover letter stating the reason for your interest in serving.