NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven has welcomed Terry H. Jones, of Shelton, to its board of directors, and the board has voted Khalilah Brown-Dean to serve as chair and Flemming “Nick” Norcott, Jr. as vice chair.
Jones was appointed by The Foundation Trustees Committee for a seven-year term beginning January 1, 2019. Jones has run the seven-generation Jones Family Farms for 50 years. He is also the vice president of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Board of Control, a member of the Shelton Economic Development Commission, and chairman of CT Working Land's Alliance, a wide coalition advocating for farmland preservation and healthy food.
Brown-Dean will serve as chair of the board of directors. An associate professor of political science at Quinnipiac University, Brown-Dean is an expert on the political dynamics surrounding the American criminal justice system and a frequent contributor to the Washington Post, CNN, Ebony.com and other media outlets. She was appointed to the board in 2015.
Norcott, the vice chair, is a retired state judge who served on the Connecticut Supreme Court for 22 years. He was appointed to the board in 2016.
About The Community Foundation
Thanks to the generosity of three generations of donors, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven awarded $28 million in grants and distributions in 2018. The endowment is valued at more than $620 million and composed of hundreds of individually named funds. In addition to its grantmaking, The Community Foundation helps build a stronger community by leading on issues and supporting donors and nonprofits in creating a community of opportunity for all. The Foundation’s 20 town service area includes: Ansonia, Bethany, Branford, Cheshire, Derby, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Wallingford, West Haven, Woodbridge.
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