Officers

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Connecticut Bar Foundation Board of Directors and Staff at meeting March 2016
Front row (l-r): Liz Drummond, Jim Sicilian, Ralph Monaco, Dean Jennifer Brown, Maggie Castinado, Tim Shearin,
Doreen Fundiller-Zweig, Don Philips, Bill Logue, Peter Arakas, Tim Diemand

Back row (l-r): Kati Carling, Anne Goico, Hon. Janet Hall, Krista Hess, Hon. Ingrid Moll, Dean Tim Fisher, John Logan,
Norman Janes, Moy Ogilvie, Hon. William Bright, Bill Clendenen (CBA Representative)


 

OFFICERS

President
Attorney James T. Shearin
Pullman & Comley LLC


James T. (Tim) Shearin is chairman of Pullman & Comley and former chair of the firm's Litigation Department. In addition to his responsibilities on behalf of the Connecticut Bar Foundation, Tim serves on the Connecticut Bar Association’s ad hoc committee for the funding of legal services programs and served for many years on the board of Connecticut Legal Services, including a term as chairman.




Vice President    
Attorney Andrea Barton Reeves
HARC, Inc.


Andrea Barton Reeves is Vice President of Administration at HARC, overseeing all intra-departmental agency functions, including strategic planning, human resources, forecasting and resource allocation. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors of the Bar Foundation, Andrea serves as Board Chair for the Village for Families and Children.




Treasurer    
Attorney Peter Arakas


Peter Arakas is the former General Counsel of LEGO Systems, Inc. Before earning his legal degree, Peter practiced as a social worker, with a focus on children in need. He currently combines his social work and legal backgrounds in a variety of pro bono activities.




Secretary
Attorney Douglas S. Brown
Executive Director, Connecticut Bar Association


Douglas S. Brown is the Executive Director of the Connecticut Bar Association and the CT Bar Institute, Inc. A graduate of Syracuse University and The American University Washington College of Law he practiced law with Tyler Cooper & Alcorn before serving as in-house counsel and later as a business executive for a global logistics company. Doug served for six years as a professor and Academic Program Manager for the MBA Program at Post University’s Malcolm Baldrige School of Business, teaching strategy, leadership, organizational development and innovation. As an executive coach and consultant, Doug has helped numerous attorneys and organizations improve operations and increase profitability. Doug is also an active member in the Cheshire Community where he resides and serves as a board member in the Cheshire Education Foundation.