Common Ground Board of Directors 2022-06-14T16:09:57-04:00
The Common Ground Board of Directors

Members of the Common Ground Board of Directors have a legal and ethical responsibility to ensure that the organization does the best work possible in pursuit of its mission and goals. Board members must believe in the purpose and the mission of the organization, and act responsibly and prudently as its steward. The Common Ground Board of Directors meets monthly in Room 103 in the Hilltop School Building. All meetings are open to the public.

Robert Parker, Co-chair. Retired School Principal & Communications Executive.

Babz Rawls Ivy, Co-chair. Publisher, Inner City News.

Beth Klingher, Treasurer. Artist & Educator.

Terri Snell, Secretary

Kyeen Andersson, Parent & Policy Analyst

Errol C. Saunders II, Doctoral Student, Teachers College, Columbia University; Hopkins School.

Charles J. Negaro, Founder and Chairman of Chabaso Bakery.

Monica Maccera Filppu, Common Ground’s Executive Director.

Peter Ludwig, Tropical Resources Institute at Yale University.

Deloris Vaughn, Senior Director at Everyday Democracy of the Paul J. Aicher Foundation.

Gioia Connell, Roche Dinkaloo and Associates.

Carly Osborne, Pootatuch Watershed Association and gO Fish Memorial Fund.

Alexis Smith, Executive Director, New Haven Legal Aid

Christopher Hayes, Student Representative

Christopher Albert, Student Representative

Common Ground Board of Directors Meeting Schedule 2021-2022, Virtual Zoom Meetings
  • August 30th 
  • September 27th 
  • October 25th 
  • November 22nd 
  • December 20th 
  • January 24th 
  • February 28th 
  • March 28th  
  • April 25th 
  • May 23rd 
  • June 27th
  • Annual Meeting June 28th 
Board of Directors Meeting Agendas
See all Board of Directors Agendas Here
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
See all Board of Directors Minutes Here