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Staff Directory

Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board Staff

Catherine Awwad, Executive Director
Phone: (203) 574-6971 ext. 426

Michael Hayden, Deputy Director
Phone: (203) 574-6971 ext. 437

Jim Amis Manager of Workforce Programs
Phone: (203) 574-6971 ext. 441

Gina Beechinor, Cost Accounting Clerk
Phone: (203) 574-6971 ext. 447

Kevin Canady, CT Apprenticeship Initiative Project Manager
Phone: (203) 574-6971 ext. 429

Sharon Casey, Contract Monitor
Phone: (203) 574-6971 ext. 433

Cheryl Chasse, Contract & Grant Manager
Phone: (203) 574-6971 ext. 428

Joe Diorio, YouthBuild Program Coordinator 
Phone: (203) 574-6971 ext. 434

Amy Fellows, Communications Coordinator
Phone: (203) 574-6971 ext. 448

Genny Fonseca, Director of Strategic Planning and Development
Phone: (203) 574-6971 ext. 432

Steve Gray, JFES Coordinator
Phone: (203) 574-6971 ext. 464

Angelica Heron, Youth Build Program Manager 
Phone: (203)574-6971 ext. 466

Cheryl Olmstead, Subsidized Employment Coordinator
Phone: (203) 574-6971 ext. 459

Maryann Perugini, Administrative Aide
Phone: (203) 574-6971 ext. 448

Angelo Santamaria, TechHire ITXpress Career Navigator
Phone: (203) 574-6971 ext. 465

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