Governance

DataHaven is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

DataHaven Board of Directors List

Penny Canny, DataHaven Board Chairperson. Penny has extensive experience as a nonprofit leader with a particular passion for research and data analysis. She has previously served as Senior Vice President for Grantmaking and Strategy at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, leading the Foundation’s efforts to build community knowledge and information. Prior to coming to The Community Foundation, she was managing director and director of research at Connecticut Voices for Children, a research-based policy and advocacy organization. Before joining Connecticut Voices for Children, Dr. Canny was assistant dean for the Yale School of Public Health where she also earned a Ph.D. in Chronic Disease Epidemiology and worked for many years as a senior research associate. She maintains an appointment at Yale's School of Public Health and serves on its Leadership Council.

Maritza Bond, Director of Health, City of New Haven

Adhlere Coffy, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Dalio Education Initiative, Dalio Philanthropies

Rick Dunne, Executive Director, Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments

Gina Federico, Director, North Hartford Triple Aim Collaborative, United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut 

Karyn Gilvarg, Director (Retired), New Haven City Plan Department

Luis Guzman, Director, Immigrant Success Fund, Fairfield County's Community Foundation

Nancy Hamson, System Director, Community Health Improvement, Yale-New Haven Health System 

Brita Roy, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Yale School of Medicine, and Director of Population Health, Yale Medicine

Caroline Smith, Co-Director and Co-Founder, Collab 

Kara Straun, Knowledge and Evaluation Manager, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Mary Stuart, Director, Well Being 360 and Health Equity Program Officer, Curtis D. Robinson Center for Health Equity, Saint Francis Hospital/Trinity Health of New England 

Kate Szczerbacki, Director of Strategic Learning and Evaluation, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

Sten Vermund, Dean and Professor, Yale School of Public Health, and Professor, Yale School of Medicine