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CHDI Welcomes New Board Members

At CHDI’s annual Board of Directors meeting on September 15, 2022 three new board members were elected and CHDI bid farewell to three longtime members whose terms are ending. The new board members will serve up to three consecutive three-year terms and help guide the organization in developing a new strategic plan geared towards providing a bridge to better and more equitable behavioral health and well-being for children and families.

Please join us in welcoming our new board members:

Head shot of Dr. Joanne Corbin, a Black woman with short salt and pepper hair, smiling at the camera.
Dr. Corbin is Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the UConn School of Social Work. She is a qualitative researcher with current research interests in the effects of armed conflict and displacement on social, cultural, and economic networks and systemic social work practice in public school settings. Prior to joining UCONN, Dr. Corbin was a professor at the School of Social Work at Smith College and an associate professor at the Yale Child Study Center. Dr. Corbin will serve on CHDI's Audit Committee and Program, Equity, and Communications Committee.
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Mr. Norman is Head of Asset/Liability Management at The Hartford, where he has worked for over twenty years. He is a senior leader within The Hartford's Enterprise Risk Management organization and is responsible for the oversight and management of the company’s market risk profile and risk governance structure and for developing long-term investment strategies. He is a CFA charterholder and Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA). Mr. Norman will serve on CHDI's Finance and Investments Committee and Audit Committee.
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Mr. Mullin is Vice President, Associate General Counsel, and Assistant Secretary at Otis Worldwide Corporation where he specializes in governance, compliance, and employment-related matters. He previously worked for United Technologies Corporation (UTC), assisting with the integration of Rockwell Collins and the spin-off of Otis and Carrier as independent companies. Mr. Mullen holds law degrees from the University of Toronto (LLM) and Queens University (LLB). He will serve on CHDI's Finance and Investments Committee and Program, Equity, and Communications Committee.


Thank You and Best Wishes to Our Departing Board Members:

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Margaret Grey, DrPH, RN, FAAN
Dr. Grey was a CHDI board member for ten years, serving on the Executive and Governance Committee, Program, Equity, and Communications Committee (PEC), and Audit Committee. She is the former dean of the Yale School of Nursing and the school's Annie Goodrich Professor of Nursing. Dr. Grey's leadership, insights, and service were instrumental in guiding and supporting CHDI over the past decade. Her commitment to CHDI will continue, as she will serve as an ad hoc member of the PEC committee.
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Jen Carroll
In her decade of service on the CHDI board, Ms. Carroll was a member of the Executive and Governance Committee and Program, Equity, and Communications Committee. Throughout her time on the board, Ms. Carroll helped to ensure CHDI's work benefits families and provided a unique perspective as the parent of a child with special health care needs. Ms. Carroll works as a financial advisor for Raymond James Wealth Management Advisors and is involved with many organizations dedicated to children's services.
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Ken Spiegelman, MD
Dr. Spiegelman was a CHDI board member for nine years, serving on the Program, Equity, and Communications Committee. He is a practicing pediatrician in Manchester and was awarded 2020 Community Physician of the Year by Connecticut Children's, where he serves as Medical Director of Post-Graduate Medical Education. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and an advisory board member for ACCESS Mental Health Connecticut.

CHDI is grateful to our outgoing board members for their invaluable contributions over the past decade to help make CHDI the organization it is today.