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Board and Advisory Council

Honorary Directors

Brad Davis,WDRC
Eric Daniels, Esq., Robinson & Cole
Brewster Perkins, Willis HRH
Joe Furey, Co-Chief Meteorologist, WTNH Channel 8

Board Officers

Garry Lapidus

Board Chair
Director, Injury Prevention Center at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center & Hartford Hospital; Associate Professor of Pediatrics & Public Health, UCONN School of Medicine; Recipient of Crusader Award, Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (2013). Co-Chair, Connecticut legislative task force to Study the Statewide Response to Minors Exposed to Domestic Violence (2015). In addition to his work on the Board, Lapidus is a member of Interval Houses’ initiative – Men Make a Difference, Men Against Domestic Violence.

Dawn M. Andersen

Board Vice Chair
Product Director for The Hartford Financial Services Group since 1993, Ms. Andresen is an established business leader and management professional with more than 20 years program and project management leading multi-million dollar business transformation projects. She attended Sarasota University, University of Connecticut, and the Project Management Institute of George Washington University. She joined the Interval House Board in 2014.

Cynthia Enos

Board Secretary
After joining Webster Bank in Retail Banking in 1998, today Ms. Enos is CTP-SVP, Treasury Sales Officer of Commercial Banking, responsible for serving Sponsor and Specialty commercial clients within Webster’s footprint throughout the U.S.

She holds a Certified Treasury Professional designation and Accredited ACH Professional certification, and is Ambassador of the New England Association of Financial Professionals.

Ms. Enos is currently serving her 2nd term as Secretary on the Interval House Board; she also serves on our Finance and Fund Development committees.

Prasad Menon

Board Treasurer
Past Board member of other non-profits Mr. Menon has had large scale financial management responsibility with Cigna as V.P. of Asset Management prior to his retirement. Past District Governor for the District covering 62 Rotary Clubs in Northern CT and Western MA he has initiated several community service programs and projects within the surrounding communities as well as communities around the world — including three renovation projects for Interval House through the Rotary Organization. Also Past Board Member, New Hartford Arts Council; Past President, CT Society of Professional Engineers. Bachelor of Engineering; MBA (finance). He has been associated with Men Make a Difference advocacy group supporting Interval House for the past 4 years.


  • Araelle Ash, (self-employed)
  • Manon Champagne, (Morgan Stanley)
  • Meaghan Cooper, (Robinson & Cole, LLP)
  • Erik Crespo, (Aetna Insurance)
  • Susy Hurlbert, (Eastern Connecticut Association of Realtors)
  • Samia Hussein, (Hartford Hospital)
  • Icy Mounds, (Webster Bank)
  • Faith Palmer, (City of Hartford)
  • Sylvia de Haas Phillips, (Bay Path University)
  • Cheryl Pytel, (Hartford Steam Boiler)
  • Erum Majid Randhawa, (Blum Shapiro)
  • Whitney Sweeney, (The Latimer Group)
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