Staff

  • Steve Werlin  |  Executive Director
  • Meagan Howard  |  Kitchen Manager
  • Evan Serio  Program Manager
  • Louis Love Procurement Specialist
  • Nigel Teague Maintenance Specialist

Board of Directors

  • Scott McLean, Ph.D. | President | Quinnipiac University
  • Timothy Opstrup Treasurer & Vice President | Finance & Administration, Yale University
  • Kaitlyn Sabin  |  Secretary |  Teach for America
  • Daniel P. Scholfield, Esq. | Immediate Past President | Pullman & Comley
  • Letticia Brown-Gambino, L.P.C. Program Chair | Chrysalis Center
  • Natalie Judd | Development Chair | Big Voice Communications
  • Prerna Rao, Esq.Facilities Chair | Rao & Jo, LLC
  • Denise Dean | at-large  |  Fair Haven Community Health Care
  • Jill LaBrack at-large | Columbus House, Inc. (ret.) & Independent Author
  • Sofia I. Morales, M.P.H., C.P.H. | at-large | Fair Haven Community Health Care
  • Alyse B. Sabina, M.P.H.at-large | Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Laurie Scheiner, M.D.at-large | Community Health Center
  • Willemijn van Deursen | Honorary Director, ex officio | Yale Community Kitchen
  • Maurice Ware | Honorary Director, ex officio | Yale Community Kitchen

Watch this video with DESK’s Executive Director, Steve Werlin, to learn more about our history, our programs, our culture, and our vision.