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 of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Hartford Public Library

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

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, 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