Leadership

Board of Directors

Board Chair: Thomas R. Getreuer, DDS (Interview with Tom here)
Vice Chairs: Robert Goldstein, Peggy Kalter
Treasurer: Joseph Armah
Secretary: Polly Rauh, Ed.D

Trustees

Tracey Alston
Ellen Bromley

Maureen Cacace
Susan DiMattia
Gail Grosso Hofmann
Karen M. Kelly
Roni Lang, LCSW

Michael G. Mezzapelle, CPA
Gary Neems
Sheila L. Romanowitz
Len Schwartz
Kate Sullivan
Tom Van Riper

Staff

Kathleen Bordelon, Chief Executive Officer
ceo@silversource.org / 203.324.6584 ext. 301
Leads the organization and oversees agency operations, programs and fund development. Kathleen joined SilverSource in 2013, and is directly responsible for management of staff and monitoring of all agency services and initiatives. New School for Social Research, BFA; Coursework: MIT and USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, Certificate Advanced Concepts in an Aging Society. Extensive experience in non-profit social services management. Co-Chair of the City of Stamford Mayor’s Advisory Council on Aging, and Chair of the Southwest Connecticut Agency on Aging (SWCAA) Advisory Council.  Leader, Executive Team.

Samira Schmitz, Director of Operations
Manages the agency’s day-to-day operations; develops and implements operational processes to optimize efficiency and impact. Most recently served as a Vice President at US Chemicals, and was previously the Vice President, Global Operations at Americares. She began working at Americares as Director, Treasury & Investments. Her early career was with JP Morgan and Merrill Lynch. Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Fordham University. Member, Executive Team.

Alison Heim, LCSW, Director of Social Work
Leads implementation of all client case-management services and serves as program leader, advisor and facilitator. Joined SilverSource in 2011; previously served as a SWCAA (Southwestern CT Agency on Aging) Care Manager. Master’s in Social Work, Fordham University; CT License in Clinical Social Work; sixteen years working with Stamford’s senior population; extensive experience in adult mental health and eldercare counseling.  Member, Executive Team.

Marianne Delaney, Chief Development Officer
development@silversource.org / 203.324.6584 ext. 302
Leads all fund development and communications initiatives, including cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of government, foundation, corporate and community funders, individual donors and community partners. Extensive experience as a Development Director in human service organizations in Westchester and Fairfield counties. Master’s in Marketing Communications.  Member, Executive Team.

Isabel Alvarado, MSW, LCPC, Social Worker
Rodolfo Cordova, Social Worker
Rev. Fred Ogletree, Outreach Programs, Social Worker
Elizabeth Jackson, MSW, Social Worker
Amy Hermanns, Finance & Administration Manager
Robin Wexler, Communications and Event Manager
Claudia Compagnoni Gibb, Program Manager
Janice Gunnip, Database Manager
Takeia McAlister, Development Officer
Jennifer Martinez, Office Manager
Brian Brinkley, Medical Transportation
Guy Pettiford, Medical Transportation


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