Board of Directors & Officers

Our Board of Directors includes community and business leaders, as well as consumers from the area who have dedicated their time and talent to improving the lives of children and families in our community.

CIFC's Board of Directors

Board Officers



Dr. Francis J. Muska, Ph.D.Board ChairWestern CT State University
Mr. Richard Molinaro, M.A.Vice-ChairPatient Representative
Ms. Ellen Bell, J.D.Corporate Secretary

Patient Representative,

Attorney in Private Practice

Mr. Jeffery Zakrzewski, MS, CSAAssistant Treasurer

Retired Director, Southbury
Training School Recreation Program

Board Members


Mr. Alan J. Clavette, CPA

Partner, Clavette & Co. LLC

Ms. Elizabeth Curillo

Patient Representative

Ms. Eva Duran

Policy Council Representative, Patient Representative

Mr. Angel Saquinaula

Patient Representative, Ecuadorian Community Center

Ms. Arleny Paulino

Patient Representative

Ms. Gail Burger, M.S. 

Early Childhood Educator

Ms. Melissa Toribio Head Start Parent (Norwalk)/HS Policy Council Representative 
Ms. Susan ReisHead Start Parent Danbury/Head Start Policy Council Alternate Representative

CIFC Corporate Officers


Title & Role

Ms. Katherine M. Curran, J.D.Chief Executive Officer / Director Ex. Officio
Ms. Elizabeth Martucci, CMAChief Financial Officer
Ms. Holly DaniseH.R. & Operations Manager / Assistant Corporate Secretary

Honorary Board of Trustees


Mr. Daryl Dennis

Ms. Maria-Cinta Lowe
Mr. William Knight
Mrs. Dana O’Rourke
Mr. Dan Probert, Esq.

(*Affiliations are listed for purposes of identification only.)