Our Teams

Contact Us

General questions and comments can be emailed here. Please note that The Alliance administrative office in East Hartford does not provide crisis support. If you need to connect with an advocate, please call or text our statewide English hotline at 1-888-999-5545 or call 1-888-568-8332 for Spanish. You will be connected to the nearest member center for immediate support.

If you are interested in getting involved with The Alliance, please review our Internships and Careers pages before contacting us. Please review our Volunteer page to learn about opportunities at our member centers. Email our human resources department with questions. No phone calls, please.

East Hartford Office

We are available from 9 am to 5 pm on Mondays through Fridays at 860-282-9881.

Kelsey Alexander, Training and Prevention Manager

Kenisha Farquharson, Deputy Director

Tianna Glass-Tripp, Executive Administrative Assistant

Jessie Gleckel, Director of Programs and Standards

Ngan Goldberg, Director of Human Resources

Beth Hamilton, Executive Director

Bridget Koestner, Policy Manager

Amanda Mendoza, Training & Outreach Coordinator

Susan C Murphy, Director of Finance and Administration

Lucy Nolan, Director of Policy

Omar Simpson, Accountant

Luke Swanson, Data Analyst & Grant Reporting Manager

Post-Conviction Victim Advocates

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Board of Directors

President: Melissa Scully, 2020 – 2022

Vice President: Olga Fritho, 2021 – 2023

Treasurer/Secretary: Vera Mira, 2021 – 2023

Alyssa Benedict, 2020 – 2022

Mary Farrell, 2020 – 2022

Joanne Humen, 2021 – 2023

Georgette Katin, 2020 – 2022, Member Center Representative

Tracey Madden-Hennessey, 2020 – 2022, Member Center Representative

Elena Palmero, 2020 – 2022

Venessa Steinmetz, 2021 2023