Meet Our Team

The team at American Savings Foundation strives to be accessible to anyone seeking information about grants, scholarships, or with general questions about the Foundation.

Meet the Team

Foundation Staff

The American Savings Foundation staff members are on-hand to answer your questions about grants and scholarships across the state of Connecticut.

Maria A Falvo

Maria A Falvo
President & CEO

Maria Sanchez

Maria Sanchez
Director of Grantmaking & Community Investment

Cierra Stancil

Cierra Stancil
Program Officer - Grants

Heather Hokunson

Heather Hokunson
Program Officer - Scholarships

Catriona Horstmann

Catriona Horstmann
Operations Manager

2018 Board Members

American Savings Foundation Board of Directors 2018
Seated (L-R) Carrier, Prescott, Gustin, Falvo, Boulier, Pasqualoni
Standing (L-R) McNair, O'Rourke, Cicchetti, Mazadoorian, Jones, Little, Davison, Tanner

Meet the Board

Board of Directors

Charles J. Boulier III

Marie S. Gustin
Vice Chairman

Sheri C. Pasqualoni

Laurence A. Tanner

Harry N. Mazadoorian
Immediate Past Chair

Michael Carrier
Carl R. Cicchetti
David Davison
James Jones
James W. Little
James McNair
James O'Rourke
Caitlyn Prescott
Maria A. Falvo - Ex-Officio
President & CEO

Emeritus Directors

Donald Davidson

In Memoriam

Robert T. Kenney
Founding Chairman

Gregory B. Howey
Charles S. Beach
Norman E.W. Erickson
Joseph T. Hughes
Fred M. Hollfelder
Mark E. Karp
Stanley W. Shepard
Geddes Parsons

Volunteer Comittees

Scholarship Committee

James McNair, Chair
Paula R. Archacki
Karen R. Bixby
Bo Brown*
Desiree Cameron-Ayeni*
Cassandra Darden
Paul D'Addabbo
Diane Dunn
Joseph R. Giangreco
Lisa H. Griffin
Nanci D. Johnson
Melvin Kelley, IV*
Helen E. Kenney
Mark E. Kenney
Artila Lubjona*
John Miller
Loan Nguyen*
Bruce Noe
James O'Rourke
Caitlyn Prescott*
Mary A. Schmelcke
Pat Rutkowski
Daniel Riccio*
Kathy Taylor
James Wardwell
Abigail Woodhouse* 

Grants Committee

Charles J. Boulier, Chair
Charles P. Ahern
Michael Carrier
Carl R. Cicchetti
John Cookley
Dr. Angela Geddis
James Jones
Harry N. Mazadoorian
Roberto Mercado*
Peter N. Perugini
Susan Rathgeber
Donna Rutola
Renee N. Vanek
Earl T. Young

* Past Robert T. Kenney Scholar

Have questions?

American Savings Foundation offers a number of resources to help you get the answers you need about scholarships or grants. Read our Frequently Asked Questions to get started today.

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