Board of  Directors (effective January 1, 2019)

At the November 2018 Annual Meeting, members in attendance voted in directors whose terms were expiring, and new directors for a three-year term. Other directors voted in at previous annual meetings continue to serve their three-year term.

According to the CMGA By-laws, "the Board shall consist of no less than fifteen and no more than twenty-five members. If there is a board vacancy, the Board may appoint interim members for the remainder of the fiscal year. In replacing board members, attention will be paid to having representation from all counties.”  If you are interested in learning more about the CMGA Board of Directors or may be interested in becoming a board member, click here to contact us for more information. 


1-Year term

Theresa Hennessey

Deb Prior

Paula Russo

Kathy Culhane


Board Members

Fairfield —

Hartford Marjorie Bingham (2020)
Jean Fletcher (2020)

Litchfield —

New London Kathy Culhane (2020)

Middlesex Paula Russo (2020)

New Haven Vicky Ambrosey (Interim)
Pat Taylor (2020)

Tolland Amy Cianci (2021)
Theresa Hennessey (2021)
Deb Prior (2020)

Windham Kim Kelly (2020)

Board Meetings

NEXT Monthly Board Meeting
wednesday, October 1, 2019
Farmington extension center
10:00 AM ‐ noon

symposium planning meeting
wednesday, October 16, 2019 (Tentative)
Farmington extension office
noon - 1:oo PM

CMGA Board meetings are usually held at 10:00 am on the first Tuesday of each month in different locations around the state. Please check back here for the next scheduled meeting DATE and LOCATION.

Board meetings are open to current CMGA members and invited guests. If you are interested in attending the meetings and would like further information or would like a copy of the meeting minutes click here to request information.

Common meeting locations

  • Extension Center offices
    Click here to find the address

  • Hartford Extension Center Office, The Exchange - Suite 262, Building 4
    270 Farmington Ave., Farmington, CT

Want to join the CMGA Board?

The CMGA Board of Directors welcomes Active and Lifetime CMGA members to apply to become a board member. We encourage Master Gardener candidates to apply who are enthusiastic and would like to make a difference by volunteering to help in areas to set strategy, direct and enhance our alumni organization, generate new ideas, assist with the operation of the organization and delivery of its events/activities by participating on one or two committees during the year.

To learn more, read the Role of CMGA Board Member below, or contact the CMGA President.

Role of CMGA Board Member

Officer Roles job descriptions

Interested in joining the CMGA Board? Click the button below to complete the Board of Director Information Form.