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. Prior to coming to The Community Foundation, she was managing director and director of research at Connecticut Voices for Children. Before joining CT Voices, Dr. Canny was assistant dean for the Yale School of Public Health where she also earned a Ph.D. in Chronic Disease Epidemiology. 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, Senior Portfolio Director, Connecticut Opportunity Project, Dalio Education Initiative, Dalio Philanthropies

Rick Dunne, Executive Director, Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments

Gina Federico, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Hartford Public Library

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

Nancy Hamson, Director, Valley Council for Health and Human Services 

Brita Roy, Director, Community Health and Clinical Outcomes, Beyond Bridges, and Associate Professor, Department of Population Health, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Caroline Smith, Co-Founder, Collab 

Kara Straun, Director of Program and Evaluation, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Mary Stuart, Regional Director of Community Health and Well Being, Trinity Health of New England

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

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