Board of Directors

Cassidy Weatherington, Board Chair

Cassidy Weatherington became the Chair of ABWF's board in 2015 and brings a wealth of corporate and management experience to the board.  Cassidy joined the board in 2011 after volunteering for ABWF's policy director, and she has been instrumental in implementing strategies and programs that support the foundation's mission and objectives.  She is a graduate of the school of the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University where she earned her a B.A. in Political Science, course study in comparative politics.  She interned under Assemblywoman Joan Christensen with the New York State Assembly.  She currently works as a Call Center Manager for a leading financial institution.

 

Letisha Scott, Secretary

Letisha "Tish" Scott is currently the Program Coordinator for the National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN) located in New Haven, CT and nearing completion of her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Charter Oak State College and plans to pursue her Masters Degree in Public Health.  Prior to joining the National Diaper Bank Network, Tish worked at the Yale Medical School and Saint Rapheal’s Hospital, where she was the founding office manager for an outpatient treatment clinic.  Tish became interested in organizing and advocacy work in 2005 when she learned about a youth organizing program Youth Rights Media.  She was then introduced to the work of A Better Way Foundation and has been intrigued with the organization’s developments and successes ever since. Ten years later, in 2015 she was elected to the board as the Secretary, and she is eager for the work ahead as a board member. When she is not working, supporting ABWF, or taking classes, Tish is spending valuable time with her two very active and athletic boys ages 6 and 11.  As she says, "I am their #1 fan and supporter, go sports Mom!" 

 

Matthew Mitchell, Treasurer

Matt Mitchell currently works as a freelance videographer and data analysis consultant.  He has spent the past six years working in corporate sales at companies including New York Life and Apple.  Matt became involved in community organizing and got connected to A Better Way Foundation as a student in high school where he produced White Lies, a documentary film that recounts the campaign to equalize sentencing disparities for crack and powder cocaine in CT.  Matt graduated from the University of New Haven in 2009, and has previously served as the Northeast Regional Chair, Communications Director and Treasurer for the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality.   

 

Flor Taina Amaro Marquez

Bio coming soon!