Contact Our Team
Our Management Team
Volunteer & Program Coordinator – 203-488-9750 (ext. 2)
Andrea Savino originally came to CDR as a volunteer cook during the pandemic. She brings over 20 years of abundant skills in many areas, including volunteer recruiting and coordination, human resources management, mental health services, and the restaurant/catering industry.
For the past 7 years, she has worked for a national non-profit organization providing EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) trauma therapy training to underserved communities and disaster response coordination.
Andrea is passionate about serving the community and can motivate and inspire individuals to do the same, empowered by compassion and diversity.
She is a Branford resident. During her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and Pilates. She also adores animals.
Administrative Assistant – 203-488-9750 (ext. 3)
Diana Vaicunas resides in Branford with her 3 children and fiancé. She brings to CDR a restaurant and office management background with great enthusiasm. Her previous employers have always commended her on her organizational skills and her friendly demeanor.
She has spent many years volunteering her time for youth sports organizations in her community. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends traveling and enjoying the outdoors in her spare time.
Fundraising Coordinator 203-488-9750
Courtney Rosenberg was born and raised in Branford and is thrilled to be back on the CDR team. She previously worked at CDR as the volunteer & program coordinator as well as volunteered in her spare time. She is so happy to be back on staff as the new fundraising coordinator. She comes to us with many years of experience and holds an MSW. She also runs her own small business in town. Her passion for volunteering and helping numerous organizations and schools in different capacities, especially fundraising and community engagement, will be an asset to our organization.
She looks forward to planning, overseeing, and supporting new ways to support our mission through numerous fundraisers and events, as well as engaging the community in these projects. There are so many fun projects in the works for the upcoming year.
In her free time, she enjoys crafting, decorating, volunteering, and being involved with her husband and two very busy children.
Do you have any ideas for fundraisers, or would you like to hold one in support of our mission, she’d love to hear from you!
Administrative Assistant 203-488-9750
Joanne Corbin resided in Branford for over 30 years.
She and her husband of 28 years raised all 3 of their children in Branford.
She comes with a great deal of experience in the food industry, from restaurant management to office management.
She spent many years volunteering for the Special Olympics and Toys for Tots.
In her spare time, Joanne enjoys attending her grandchildren’s sporting events, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Executive Director – 203-488-9750 (ext. 4)
Judith Barron came to CDR over five years ago. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Albertus Magnus College. Judith was employed with the Town of North Branford as a Supervisor for their Recreation / Senior Center for 11 years. Before her employment with North Branford, she worked with SARAH, Inc. as a Community Experience Instructor and Marrakech, Inc. as a Group Home Counselor. Judith also worked for the State of Connecticut for four and a half years as a Judicial Marshal. She has a knowledgeable background of an abundant amount of resources in the community for those in need. During her free time she is actively involved in youth sports with he
Volunteer Coordinator volunteer 203-499-9750
Joe Limitone began his journey at the CDR as a volunteer in 2020 during the pandemic. He served his community at large as Lieutenant Judicial Marshal for the last 20 years with a focus being on scheduling and logistics. He continues to enjoy serving his community threw the CDR and looks forward to growing in the future together.
He is a Branford resident who enjoys walking the town's many trails with his best buddy “Ollie”.
Our Board of Directors
Daniel Armin, Chair
Dylan Minter, Vice Chair
Joseph Calamita, Treasurer