Leadership Greater New Haven

Now entering its 30th year, Leadership Greater New Haven (LGNH) is held annually from September to March. Participants in LGNH conduct community service projects during their 6-month curriculum. During this time, they partner with a local non-profit organization and work in small groups. This allows participants an opportunity to further develop their leadership skills.

A sampling of topics includes:

  • Team Building 
  • True Colors Personality Inventory
  • Cultivating Exemplary Leadership
  • Diversity and Inclusion Awareness
  • Emotional Intelligence for Today's Leaders
  • Goal Setting
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Presentations that Wow!
  • And More!

The Leadership Greater New Haven Program utilizes the Positive Leadership Curriculum.
The seven chapters of this curriculum are:

  1. Authenticity
  2. Purpose
  3. Advocacy
  4. Resilience
  5. Community Building
  6. Reason
  7. Gratitude


Leadership Greater New Haven Application 2014-15

Leadership Center Digital Brochure 2014-15

Leadership Center Programs 2014-15

Please contact:
Natalia Xiomara-Chieffo, Program Consultant

LGNH Class of 2014


Laura Adam Education Director NHSO
Julie Anderson Academic Dean Cheshire Academy
Sandra Bacon Dir. Of Operations Support Yale-New Haven Hospital
Tom Barger Manager of Water Quality Regional Water Authority
Kavitha Bindra Deputy Dir. Of Admissions Yale School of Management
Jeannette Bronsord Director of Patient Services Yale-New Haven Hospital
Sharon Butler Director of Events GNHCC
Mary-Kate  Bzdyra Promotion Manager New Haven Register
Michele Carpenter Business Manager Cheney & Company
Daniela Castillo Asst. Dir. Int'l Initiatives Yale University
Michael Constantopoulos Financial Service Advocate New Financial Life Inc.
Deborah Crews AVP, Financial Services Mgr People's United Bank
Corin Cunningham Info. Mgmt/Volunteer Coordinator Fair Haven Comm. Health Cntr
Johanna Davis COO Ice the Beef
Maria DeSarbo Owner Carbonella & DeSarbo Produce, Inc.
Carmen  Diaz Client Field Service Rep United Illuminating Company
Kara Horvatz Asst. Dir. Lower Schl Admissions Hamden Hall Country Day School
Christine Jean-Louis Attorney Wiggin & Dana 
Gretchen Joslyn Director of Community Relations Whitney Center
Maribel Lopez Registrar Gateway Community College
Tammi Means Sargeant New Haven Police Dept.
Sarah Morocco Dir. Marketing & Develop Abilities Without Boundaries
Tracey O'Brien CTE Associate NH Board of Education
Karin Patriquin Architect & Principal Patriquin Architects
Keita Robinson Children's Program Manager LEAP
Amy Ruiz Data/Office Coordinator New Haven Promise
Danielle Skinner Business Change Director Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Margaret Sullivan Scalzo School Age/Youth Director New Haven YMCA Youth Cntr
Brock Williams Resource Development Manager Mutual Housing Assoc of So. CT