Partners in Literacy


Partners in Literacy

LVAGNH, Board of Trustees

Board of Directors


The Board of Directors of Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven is committed to carrying out the nonprofit's mission of empowering adults through literacy. In overseeing the agency's professional staff and volunteer tutors, the board works to ensure that a broad range of community voices is heard. To achieve that goal, the directors include respected representatives in the fields of education, business, government and nonprofits from across the region to draw on their skills in management, finances and fundraising.




Betty Brumberg
Retired, (former Basic Literacy Program Manager, LVGNH)

Vice President
Alicia Riddick
People's United Bank​

Tamara R. Cypress
CT Department of Labor

Shantel Garcia
Innovative Consulting & Solutions



C. Vanessa Clarke
Catholic Charities Family Services-Ansonia

Ayse Kubra Coskun, MD
Yale Medical School

IfeMichelle Gardin
Elm City LITFest Founder
Independent Cultural Diversity Facilitator

Carla G. Glass
Marcum, LLP




Barbara Hedberg

Lisa Kaston
LMK Consulting Services

Bonnie Morehead
South Central CT Regional
Water Authority