2017 Festival Committe & Board

Film Screening Committee:
Andrew Abate
Bill Allen
Beth Counselman-Carpenter
Shane Engstrom
Kriste Falcon
Holly Fontana
john emery istvan
Jeff Kagan-McCann
Tim Kendrick
Bill Loehr
Jaime Ortega
Marisol Ortiz
Deanna Pedone
Jim Rogers
Claudia Shanahan
Mark Slitt
Bill Stapleton
Laura Williams
Marina Yurieva

Additional Members:
John Allen
Pete Aragi
Andrew Baumgardner
Keith Jackson
James Hanley
Keith E. Hyatte
Liz Miller
Dan Millett
Brian Routhier
Beth Scanlon
Suzanne Shayer
Jenn Tate
Karen Widdows

Board of Directors:


SHANE ENGSTROM
Festival Director/President
Shane has been involved with the film festival since 2000, acting as Director/Co-Director for 10 years and prior to that serving as Secretary for 7 years. Shane is employed by Webster Bank.

 


KEITH JACKSON
Vice President
Keith’s involvement with the film festival began in 2008. Prior to serving as Vice President, Keith served as secretary for 3 years. He is employed by ESPN.

 


BRIAN ROUTHIER
Treasurer
Brian has been involved with the festival for the past 11 years, acting as Treasurer for the past 9 years. He is employed by Citizens Bank.

 


MARK SLITT
Secretary
Mark has been connected with the film festival since 2010, serving as Secretary for the past 4 years. He is employed by Cigna.

 


LAURA WILLIAMS
Director of Community Outreach
Laura has been involved with the film festival since 2010, including 3 years as
Co-Director. She is employed by The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company where she is a Diversity and Inclusion officer.

 

Some of the Committee and Volunteers at the 28th Festival Opening Night
Some of the Committee and Volunteers at the 28th Festival Opening Night