Our Team

Board of Directors

A board of 20+ manage the operation of the program. This includes student selection, student support, house and ground maintenance, fundraising, transportation, educational and cultural enrichment, alumni relations and host family selection and support

Board Members  2023-24

  • Kristine Gould, Co-President
  • Jane Yezzi, Co-President
  • Robin Ackerman
  • Luisa Brakman
  • John Briggs
  • Carolyn Brook
  • Tegwyn Collins
  • Yvette Eenkema van Dijk
  • Sandy Filmer
  • Kate Watts-Gregory
  • Jennifer Ladd
  • Rod Lowe
  • Greer McCarthy
  • Meg Ricci
  • Jackie Scott
  • Kimberly Servas
  • Justine Stewart
  • Anne Thomas
  • Sarah Thomas
  • Susan Wilson
  • Theresa Vogt

Resident Directors

  • Marisa Keen
  • Jim Conrad

Host Families 2023-24

  • Sunny & Duane Biasi
  • Jeanine & Todd Bortel
  • Alyson & Hank Johnson
  • Beth & Alex Lane
  • Marella Oviedo & Brian Lonergan
  • Sara & Greg Parent
  • Bridget and Dave Wren

Friends of the Board

  • Pat Cage
  • Beth Horan
  • Katherine & Sharad Samy

In-Kind Supporters

We are grateful to the many community members who donate goods and services to support ABC in Darien.

Carnegie Prep

Darien Arts Center

Dr. Austin Feeney

Dr. Van Lang

East Coast Irrigation

Family Centers

First Congregational Church of Darien

Lawn Doctor-Stamford

Nielsen's Florist

Palmer’s Market

Redpoint Design

Rowayton Fuel

Stamford Pediatrics

Town of Darien