Board of Directors
Robert Archambault - Chairman - is President of Silverbrook II, Board of Directors and Treasurer of SNET Retiree Association, active member of: Orange Chamber of Commerce, Orange Country Fair, and Orange Economic and Development Corporation.
Giulio Balestrino - Secretary - has retired from being chief operating officer and vice president in local manufacturing firms. He is a past president and board member of the New Haven County Manufacturers Association where he served for 20 years. Gulio served as Planning and Zoning Commissioner, and as an Inland Wetland Commissioner. He has been on our Board since 1991.
Katalin Baltimore - Director Country Fair - has been a member of the Orange Library Commission since 2003, becoming Vice-Chair in 2006. She is a founding member and past Chair of the Greater New Haven Celiac Group, and has been a Children’s Librarian at New Haven Free Public Library. She is also a volunteer at Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Anti-Semitism.
Michael J. Dorney - Treasurer - is Senior Counsel with the New Haven office of LeClairRyan and has practiced law in New Haven for almost 50 years. Mr. Dorney has served as Trustee of the Saint Raphael Foundation and as Director of Catholic Family Services, Inc. He is a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer and currently serves on the Connecticut Judicial Branch Civil Commission. He served as Town Counsel for Orange from 1969 through 1995.
Paul Hoffman - Vice Chairman - is owner and President of Orange Research Inc, a manufacturing company located in Milford, CT. Paul grew up in Orange, attending Mary L Tracy School (K-6) and graduating from Amity Senior High in 1969. Paul and his wife, Deb, live in Orange and have four children. Paul is the past President of the Milford Chamber of Commerce and is involved with numerous business organizations.
Jacqueline Koral - Director of Development and Donors Relations - is the Associate Vice President of Development at the University of New Haven. She previously served as Vice President of Development, Marketing and Public Affairs at Park City Hospital in Bridgeport. She is a Board member of the Orange Players, Tower One, the Center for Women in Leadership, and the Dodds Theatre and Seton Art Gallery advisory boards of the University of New Haven.
Janice Lettick - Director Grants - is former Executive Director of the Orange Chamber of Commerce. She currently works for Cohen and Wolf, P.C., a long-time member of the Orange Chamber of Commerce. Janice also serves on the Board of the Peck Place PTA.
Pat Miller is the former Director of Special Services for Orange for the Board of Education. She is past President and 30 year board member of the Orange Players, member of the Orange Special Events Committee, member of the Friends of the Library, and is in the Orange Senior Leadership Program. Pat is an instructor for the Milford Literacy Center and the Institute for Learning in Retirement.
John Wesolowski, CPA, - Director Scholarships and Tax Reports - has been in the Yale University finance department since 1998. John is Scout Master of Boy Scout Troop 925 since 2005, served on the Orange Players board for over a decade, is a member of the Orange Country Fair Committee, and volunteers as a tax preparer in New Haven for low income families.
Distribution Committee: Committee members are appointed
by: the First Selectman of Orange, the Judge of Probate of Orange, the
presidents of both Yale University and the University of New Haven, the Trustee
Bank (Bank of America), the New Haven Bar Association, the Orange Chamber of
Commerce, the Case Memorial Library Commission, and the Distribution Committee
itself. The members of the Distribution Committee serve without compensation.
Each director and committee
member serves as a volunteer and thus receives no compensation for his or her
volunteer efforts. All funds received are retained to increase the endowment
and are returned to the Orange residents through the grant or scholarship programs.