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© 2019 by Neighborhood Housing Services. 

OUR TEAM

JOHN KUKULKA

Executive Director

John has spent 20 years building homes as a real estate professional working for non-profits on both coasts. He has also served on the board of his local housing authority

MARIA ROSIELLO

Class Educator & Outreach Coordinator

Maria teaches our home purchase, financial literacy and landlord classes. Call to discuss a workshop at your site

LUCRETIA JONES

Housing Program Assistant/Class Registrator 

Lucretia welcomes everyone at our front desk, answers the telephone and enrolls people in our classes. She has many years of experience in education and human services

ED LOGGINS

Director of Finance

Ed is our Finance Director. He brings many years of work for non-profits, including at two other NeighborWorks organizqations

ANYA LUKENBERG

CCSU Intern

Anya is fulfilling her field placement in NHSNB’s Community Building & Engagement Department. Anya has been instrumental in helping youth and adults plan the “give-back-to-the-community” youth parties and assists with community building activities.

BRIANA HOWARD

CT LISC AmeriCorps Vol./Assessment Coordinator

Briana is a part-time AmeriCorps volunteer through Connecticut LISC.  A master’s-level psychology student at Central CT State University, Briana conducts the Trauma Informed Community Development community assessment with Michaela.

ROSA RIVERA

Homeownership & Foreclosure Prevention Counselor

Rosa is the longest-serving member of the staff, and a resident of New Britain with a deep knowledge of the community. She is skilled at solving tough mortgage problems for people facing possible foreclosure. She enjoys helping first-time homebuyers.

DARIA KEYES

Director of Community Building & Engagement

Daria is a macro-level social worker and resident of New Britain. She is the Director of Community Building and Engagement

ELAINE STRICKLAND

Executive Assistant & Property Manager

Elaine has worked in human service settings for many years. Office management and rental property management are her focus.

IDALIS MORENO

Supervisor of Homeownership (eHome) Counselor & Foreclosure Programs

Idalis (Dolly) is a housing counselor. She is active in the New Britain community and in her church

MICHAELA MASTER

NWA AmeriCorps VISTA/NRZ Coordinator

Michaela is a full-time AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer through NeighborWorks America. Michaela conducts the Trauma Informed Community Development community assessment in New Britain with Briana. She also works on various community building actions.

KARINA VARGAS

CCSU Intern

Karina is conducting her field placement in NHSNB’s Community Building & Engagement Department.  She is a bachelor’s-level social work student at Central CT State University. Karina works on community building efforts

 

Officers of the Board Of Directors
Beth W. Ghiloni-Wage, Board President
Patricia McGowan, Treasurer
Gary Robinson, Secretary

Resident Directors 

Gary Robinson (New Britain)

Marie Bachand (New Britain)

Craig Brown (New Britain)

Heidi Holt (New Britain)

Manny Sandoval (New Britain)

 

Corporate Directors

Patricia McGowan (Cohn Reznick LLP)

M. Kate Van Valkenburg (NBT Bank)

David Bremer (TD Bank)

Scott Selmecki (The Home Depot - Berlin)

 

Government-Affiliated Directors

Beth W. Ghiloni-Wage (Central CT State University)

Talat Salama-Professor, Construction Management Program (Central Connecticut State University

 

STANDING COMMITTEES:

 

  • GOVERNANCE

  • REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT

  • FINANCE/AUDIT

  • DEVELOPMENT/FUNDRAISING/MARKETING MISSION IMPACT

 

If you are interested in serving on our Board of Directors or on one or more of our Committees, please contact John Kukulka, Executive Director at 860-224-2433

 

NEIGHBORHOOD

HOUSING SERVICES

OF NEW BRITAIN, INC