Leadership Greater New Haven

Now entering its 31st 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 2015-16

Leadership Center Digital Brochure 2015-16

Please contact:
Natalia Xiomara-Chieffo, Program Consultant

LGNH Class of 2015


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Ian Canning Director Special Academic Programs SCSU
Shaun Craw Business Development Director Employment Resource Team LLC
Renee Dominguez Sergeant New Haven Police Dept.
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Damaris Garcia VP Branch Manager Liberty Bank
Edward Gierla Chief Plant Operator Regional Water Authority
Roslyn  Gilhuly Director of Development Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Ann Harrison   Gateway Community College
Jorge Jimenez VP Branch Manager First Niagara Bank
Cheryl Kaszeta Patient Services Manager Yale New Haven Hospital
Omar Livingston Financial Aid Director Gateway Community College
Bryan McLean Scheduling Coordinator Regional Water Authority
Nicole Merritt Executive Coordinator Tower One Tower East
Cara Moran Donor Relations Manager United Way of Greater New Haven
Carmen Muniz Shelter Manager New Reach Inc.
Ted Novicki Sr. Strategic Account Manager United Illuminating Company
Christine Pariseau Lead Operations Engineer United Illuminating Company
Erika Parri Financial Analyst Connecticut Magazine
Veronica  Preston Employment Specialist Easter Seals Goodwill
Donna Randall Patient Services Manager Yale New Haven Hospital
Amy  Shah Communications Officer Yale Office of International Affairs
Stephanie Sobkowiak Attorney Murtha Cullina LLP
Mauriel Vega Financial Advisor Caban Financial LLC
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