Volunteer Committee Chairs

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Roseann Conheeney

Holiday Backpack Co-Chair and Volunteer Coordinator

Roseann has been involved with Filling in the Blanks since its inception...

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Michele Casey

Volunteer Coordinator

Michele Casey grew up in Delaware and has been involved in children's charities starting in high school...

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Kara Bonitatibus

Volunteer Coordinator

Kara was born and raised in the Mountain State of West Virginia.  After receiving her undergraduate degree...

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Caryn Kelly

Community Outreach

Caryn discovered Filling in the Blanks through her children’s activities. What she liked most about the program was...

 

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Jera Flood

Graphics Coordinator

Growing up in a large family in northern New Hampshire, Jera has always enjoyed working hard and helping those around her.

 

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Kristin Thomas

Grant Writer and Holiday Backpack Co-Chair

Kristin grew up in Florida and moved to the Northeast with her husband, Rob.

 

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Cheryl Tierney

Development

Cheryl joined Filling in the Blanks as a packing volunteer and quickly became an invaluable member of the team. 

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Luke Venner

Plates With Purpose Co-Chair

Born and raised on his grandfather’s farm in rural South Dakota, Luke trained in kitchens from Napa Valley to....

 

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Jenny Volanakis

Holiday Backpack, Co-Chair

Jenny grew up in the Midwest and moved to New York City after college.

 

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Roz McCarthy

Teen Leadership Coordinator

Roz McCarthy is a retired educator turned journalist.  She currently writes a monthly column called Chalk Talk for the Norwalk Hour....

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