Our Team


Board of Directors & Staff

Our Board of Directors reflects a range of backgrounds and talents, unified by a common mission. They provide guidance and strategic oversight of the organization.

Board Committees include Executive, Finance and Development committees.


John C. Ellis, Chairman and Founder
Jane G. Ellis, President & Executive Director
Richard T. Cersosimo, First Vice Chairman
Thomas D. Comer, Treasurer

Board of Directors

Sabrina Foulke

Jason N. Ginder

Fitor Mamudi

Edward B. Newman

Ray Pineault

Advisory Board

Lisa A. Esneault

Karol Genovese Del Real

Michael Duncan

John A. Giordano

Jeff E. Hartmann

Tom Howley

Chris Jones

Ted Norris

Nicholas Perricone, M.D.

Mark X. Ryan

Roberto Sirica

Travis Tangredi

Joachim Yahalom, M.D.

Emeritus Board

T. Brian Condon
Nan K. Crowley
Whitey Ford
Vincent Genovese
Gary E. King
Reid MacCluggage
Gaylord Perry
Maynard Strickland

Honorary Members

Yogi Berra
Don Zimmer

CCF Staff

Jane G. Ellis
President & Executive Director

Laura Osterman
Office Manager & Grant Program Director