Board of Directors
Joseph Piscitelli has been in the transportation industry for 23 years. He is a graduate of Hamden Adult Education. Joseph has a sister who has been a participant with ARCGNH for many years. He continues to advocate for individuals with I/DD through his work on the Executive Board of the ARC of Greater New Haven
Vice President/Vice Chair
Ellie is a graduate of the Southern CT State University where she received degrees in Special Education. She has many years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, both as a teacher in the North Haven Public Schools and as a coach for Special Olympics.
She continues to advocate for individuals with I/DD through her work on the Executive Board of the ARC of Greater New Haven.
Chelsea is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she received dual degrees in English and Psychology, and Quinnipiac University School of Law. She has been involved with individuals with developmental disabilities (I/DD) since she began volunteering in special education classrooms through middle school, high school and college. Chelsea has advocated for individuals with developmental disabilities in various roles during her legal career and continues to do so as a member of the Board of Directors of the ARC of Greater New Haven.
Susan is a Wallingford resident and the parent of a 24 year old son with I/DD who attends ARC of GNH. She has been her son’s strongest advocate, dedicated to maximizing his full potential in the educational system from early intervention services, to his many years at ACES Village/ACES WHSE. Her son’s transition to his day program was seamless, and he enjoys peer and social community interactions, thanks to the dedicated staff support at ARC.
Susan is a graphic designer and a professional caregiver, working with infants 6 weeks to 12 months fostering growth and child development. She works closely with families providing support and is dedicated to every child receiving educational fulfillment, both in and out of the I/DD community. She is a current member of the Board of Directors of the ARC of GNH as a parent representative.