Our Community

What Makes ABC Work?

We rely on the efforts of many dedicated people.
Here is a list of them:

The Staff and Teachers at Darien High School

Host Families 2020-21
Sunny and Duane Biasi
Jeanine and Todd Bortel
Joanne and Bill Corney
Marli and Patrick Hayes
Wendy and Rob Hopper
Brandi and Anthony Maniscalco
Nia and John Monaghan
Sherry and Brian Ramsay

Kimberly Servas and Susan Wilson

Board Members
A board of 20+ manage the operation of the program (see list on right). This includes student selection, student support, house and ground maintenance, fundraising, transportation, educational and cultural enrichment, alumni relations and host family selection and support.  

ABC in Darien Board List Archive 1980 - 2020

See our In-Kind Supporters here

Interested in becoming a Host Family, a Board Member, a Friend of the Board, or a Scholar Driver?
Please reach out to us!

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Board Members  2020-21

  • Kimberly Servas, Co-President
  • Susan Wilson, Co-President
  • Robin Ackerman
  • Luisa Brakman
  • Carolyn Brook
  • Chadae Chang Bowler
  • Karla Coe
  • Carol Cheswick
  • Tegwyn Collins
  • Yvette Eenkema van Dijk
  • Sandy Filmer
  • Kristine Gould
  • Karen Jespersen
  • Bob Johnston
  • Jennifer Ladd
  • Larry Lehan
  • Greer McCarthy
  • Nadene Reid
  • Jackie Scott
  • Justine Stewart
  • Lynn Sullivan
  • Anne Thomas
  • Kristin White
  • Jane Yezzi

Host Family Photos

Hasanna & the Stewart host family

Lexi with the Johnston host family

Karys and the Hopper host family

Osaru with the Ramsay host family

Keziah and her host family the Monaghan’s

Henyesi & the Maniscalco host family and her own family