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.
Wendy Battles, Co-chair. Organizational Change Management, Yale University
Michael Doolittle, Vice-Chair. Photographer/Photojournalist.
Errol C. Saunders II, Secretary, Doctoral Student, Teachers College, Columbia University
Beth Klingher, Treasurer, Artist & Educator
Kyeen Andersson, International Health Policy Analyst
Ilene Crawford, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Southern Connecticut State University
Darnell Goldson, Local District Representative
Kerry Lord, Connecticut Center for School Change.
Charles J. Negaro, Founder and Chairman, Chabaso Bakery
Monica Maccera Filppu, Common Ground’s Executive Director
Babz Rawls Ivy, Inner City News.
Brian Springsteen, Common Ground High School Teacher Representative.
Terri Snell, Common Ground High School Parent Representative.
Common Ground Board of Directors Meeting Schedule 2019-2020, Hilltop Building Room 103
- September 23rd 5:30pm
- October 28th 5:30pm
- November 25th 5:30pm
- December 16th 5:30pm
- January 27th 5:30pm
- February 24th 5:30pm
- March 23rd 5:30pm
- April 27th 5:30pm
- May 25th 5:30pm
- June 22nd (Annual Meeting) 5:30pm
Board of Directors Meeting Agendas
Board of the New Haven Ecology Project MEETING AGENDA August 26, 2019 Welcome Public Participation Business Requiring Approval Minutes – June 24, 2019 Revised NHEP Board Bylaws Student Confidentiality Policy Accounting Manual Employee Handbook
Meeting of the New Haven Ecology Project Board of Directors April 22, 2019 Agenda Welcome Public Participation Business Requiring Approval Minutes - March 25, 2019 Finance Committee Finance Dashboard HR Report Organizational Updates Program Dashboard
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
June 24, 2019 Common Ground Board of Directors Minutes Present: Wendy Battles, Beth Klingher, Michael Doolittle, Jane Lee, Brian Springsteen, Errol Saunders, Kerry Lord, Charles Negaro, Terri Snell Regrets: Bob Parker, Kyeen Anderson,
Meeting of the New Haven Ecology Project Board of Directors May 20, 2019 Present: Bob Parker, Wendy Battles, Michael Doolittle, Brian Springsteen, Errol Saunders, Jane Lee, Terri Snell, Charles Negaro, Beth Klingher, Ilene Crawford, Kyeen
New Haven Ecology Project Board of Directors April 22, 2019 Present: Kyeen Andersson, Wendy Battles, Mike Doolittle, Jane Lee, Kerry Lord, Charles Negaro, Bob Parker, Errol Saunders, Terri Snell, Brian Springsteen Regrets: Ilene Crawford, Babz