Board of Directors

Project Youth Court’s Board of Directors is committed to bringing together guiding voices from throughout the New Haven community. We believe the strength of our organization is tied to accountable management by people who have active stakes in balanced and restorative justice. Our board members are committed to steering our organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound governance, financial management policies, and long-term strategic planning.

Andrew Grass

Co-Founder and Board Chair

McKinsey & Company

Benjamin Cheney

Vice Chair

Wiggin and Dana LLP

William Kalinowski

Treasurer

Burzenski & Company, PC

Ronnell Higgins

Director

Chief of Police, Yale University

Amanda Oakes

Director

Shipman & Goodwin LLP

Scott Jones

Director

Senior Assistant Public Defender

Patricia Melton

Director

Executive Director, New Haven Promise

Arnold Amore

Director

Amore Law