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Key Stakeholders

Meet the staff and community volunteers who are the strength behind our sustained success.

STEPS Staff

Megan Albanese

Megan Albanese
Youth Prevention Coordinator

Kristin Sandler

Kristin Sandler
Outreach Coordinator

STEPS 2021-2022 Executive Committee/Leadership Team

Deputy Chief Bill Palmieri

Deputy Chief Bill Palmieri
STEPS Advisory Board President

Steve Nyerick

Steve Nyerick
Vice President

Lisa Mason

Lisa Mason
Past President

Beth Baker

Beth Baker
Secretary

Denise Sicotte

Denise Sicotte
Treasurer

Emily Rosenthal

Emily Rosenthal
Data Evaluator

Heather Clinger

Heather Clinger
Prevention Partner

Christina McKirryher

Christina McKirryher
At-Large Member

Meet the Advisory Board

Pastor Ron Brown

Ron Brown
Faith Sector

Cally Regan

Cally Regan
Parent Sector

Paul Bedard
Parent Sector

Jackie Gualtieri
Business Sector

Missy Cipriano

Missy Cipriano
Civic Sector

Gina Sasso

Gina Sasso
Media Sector

Karen Fasano

Karen Fasano
Healthcare Sector

Kristen Guida

Kristen Guida
Healthcare Sector

Christine Gagnon
Substance Misuse Prevention

Chris Palmieri

Chris Palmieri
Town Government

Trish Kenefick

Trish Kenefick
Drug Task Force

Bri Reney

Bri Reney
Karen Smith Academy

Jolene Miceli

Jolene Miceli
Southington PRIDE

Liz Chubet

Liz Chubet
Southington Public Library

Sue Vitcavage

Sue Vitcavage
Education Sector

Jen Discenza
Education Sector

Rachel Wache
Military Sector

Justin Hubeny

Justin Hubeny
Positive Youth Development

Michele Boisvert

Michele Boisvert
Positive Youth Development

Jon Esmail
Youth Serving Sector

Rehana Coma

Rehana Coma
Youth Sector

Sophia Leblanc

Sophia LeBlanc
Youth Sector

Rachel Stumpf

Rachel Stumpf
Youth Sector

Kevin Feeney

Kevin Feeney
Youth Sector

Margaret Miller
Youth Sector

Sophia Sciascia
Youth Sector

Honorary Board Members

Mark Sciota
Town Manager

Victoria Triano
Town Council Chair

Kelly Leppard
Founding Member

Sue Saucier
Founding Member

John Myers
Founding Member

Evelyn Ciaburri
Founding Member

Steve Madancy
Superintendent of Schools

Chief Jack Daly
Chief of Police

Chief Eric Heath
Chief of Fire

Susan Lonczak
Director of Health

Dawn Anastasio
Appointed Honorary Member
Board of Education

Youth Council

Alexis Nguyen
Annelise Gale
Arshi Roy
Ava LeBlanc
Christian DeMaria
Deandra BeluJohn
Devon Jasulavic
Diego Mendez
Elijah Hammond
Gianna Sena

Jackie Liebler
Jaden Pagano
Jenna Hebert
Kacie Riddle
Katherine Cavanaugh
Madison Horn
Manpreet Kaur
Maren Tarfano
Margaret Miller
Marina Chaplinsky

Marissa Stumpf
Marlee Sheehan
Michaela Lansdale
Olivia Desell
Olivia Sciascia
Paige Tierinni
Rachel Alejandro
Rachel Stumpf
Rehana Coma
Remasha Hussain

Robby Pechillo
Samantha Cassan
Saphira Cook
Sehere Coma
Sophia Sciascia
Suhani Desai
Victoria Dabrowski
Vinny Arroyo

STEPS Youth Council

STEPS Youth Council

The STEPS Youth Council is a group of Southington students that ranges from grades 7 through 12. They work together on projects in substance use prevention in our schools and the wider community.

The Youth Council application period is May-June.

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STEPS Meeting Information

STEPS holds meetings every month. All sectors of the community are welcome. This includes business owners, students, parents, elected officials, and other community members. Get involved, share your ideas, and help us keep Southington healthy and safe.

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