Diane is a 35 year resident of East Norwalk and has served on the ENNA Board since 2007 most recently as Treasurer, along with duties as Communications Administrator, Media contact and Fundraising Coordinator. She is the ENNA Liaison to the Coalition of Norwalk Neighborhood Associations and currently represents East Norwalk residents on the City’s East Norwalk Transit Oriented Development Plan Oversight Committee. In addition to her duties with ENNA, Diane is also a member of Norwalk’s Citizens Emergency Response Team, and is founder of East Norwalk’s “Thank You, Veterans” Project, and co-founder of Norwalk’s Election Day Food Drive. Her professional background in Business Process Improvement, Customer Service Management, Office Management and Sales/Service Administration all have contributed to her productive roles with ENNA as member, Board member, Secretary and Treasurer. Diane lives on Olmstead Place with her husband, Jerry, and their temporary stray cat of 8 years, Kitty.
Sarah has been on the board of the ENNA since 2006, and a resident of East Norwalk for over 20 years. Her career in digital marketing has been mainly at Fortune 500 companies. In her early career she proudly worked for many years at the Norwalk “American made” company Trafalgar Ltd. Her passions include maintaining the peaceful character of her neighborhood, while supporting the needs of our community and local businesses. Like many East Norwalkers, she loves nature, kayaking and Calf Pasture Beach.
Marianne has lived on and off in East Norwalk for about 20 years. She spent the first part of her career working in advertising in New York and Boston before moving to Connecticut. While doing some renovations on her house, she realized her passion for building and took classes at Norwalk Community College. In order to help build homes with a lower carbon footprint, she obtained a certificate in Building Efficiency and Sustainable Technologies. Marianne works as a project manager for a construction company in Greenwich focusing on passive or energy efficient homes. She bikes and runs regularly to the beach and loves living in this area.
Megan was born and raised in Staten Island, New York, and went to college at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY where she studied Mechanical Engineering and Product Design and Innovation. She lived in Connecticut for the first time while still in college completing a co-op at Energizer Personal Care in Shelton working on Playtex infant care products and living in New Haven. In 2012 she accepted a job at Stanley Black and Decker in new Britain, CT an moved from Staten Island to West Hartford CT where she lived until 2014 which is when she moved to Norwalk with her fiancé Peter. Megan’s professional experience is in mechanical engineering, product design and development, end user research, design thinking, project management and many other areas less related to community building. An active member of the Fairfield County Maker’s Guild, she loves 3D printing, home improvement, building anything that solves a problem and motorcycle riding.
Mark is the historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine in Monroe and is the historian for the Army Aviation Association of America. He has authored several books: USS Connecticuct: Constitutional State Battleship; They’ll Have to Follow You! The Triumph of the Great White Fleet and On History: A Treatise. Presently he is writing a history of Army Aviation: Sky Soldiers: The Saga of Army Aviation, of which volume I is written. He has also published in magazines and newspapers. In addition, Mark teaches history as an adjunct at Norwalk Community College. An avid speaker, Mark widely travels Connecticut, presenting a wide variety of topics – history, politics and current events – in many venues. In May 2005, he was presented with a General Assembly Citation by both houses of the state legislature in Hartford for his efforts in commemorating the centennial of battleship Connecticut.
Thrilled by the clear open skies and proximity to beach, city and mountains as well as Norwalk’s diverse community, Roberta has been proud to call this small, vibrant city her home since 2004. A third-generation horticulturist, she founded Columbine LLC, a fine landscape gardening and design firm, in 1998 because she believes that the natural world inspires and renews the human spirit. Prior to training at the NYBG’s School of Professional Horticulture, Roberta studied literature at Hunter College and held a variety of administrative positions for large not-for-profits in New York City. A consultant for the Norwalk Pollinator Pathway and an enthusiastic mentor since 2015, she lives with her husband Charles and their singular cat Zacherley in a quirky little house near the harbor. A voracious reader, Roberta also enjoys swimming and bike riding.