Past Presidents

Since the beginning, the CT Chapter has been led by a long list of highly talented and dedicated insurance professionals.

The CT Chapter has grown stronger and larger over the years yet never skipped a beat in continuing a tradition of professionalism, service, education and networking.

Here are the Presidents who led the Chapter each year since 1949:

  • 1949 Ray Ringer                 
  • 1950 Olof I. Liljedahl        
  • 1951 Hugh W. Donovan
  • 1952 Herbert R. Bland
  • 1953 Austin Carey
  • 1954 M. H. Blackburn
  • 1955 John B. Abrahms
  • 1956 Bernard J. Daenzer
  • 1957 Donald W. Ross
  • 1958 John R. Brandt
  • 1959 Donald M. Witmeyer
  • 1960 Robert C. Sutherland
  • 1961 Donald H. Garlock
  • 1962 A. J. Mueller
  • 1963 Chandler B. Johnson
  • 1964 Philip A. Wilde, Jr.
  • 1965 Delmar O. Thornton
  • 1966 John R. Coakley
  • 1967 Francis W. Palfrey, Jr.
  • 1968 Merwin A. Adelberg
  • 1969 James A. Wagner
  • 1970 Roberta L. White
  • 1971 Lewis M. Manchester
  • 1972 James E. Brennan
  • 1973 Norman C. Kayser
  • 1974 Peter A. Stempien 1
  • 1975 Gertrude Sweeney
  • 1976 Roger W. Joyce
  • 1977 William F. O’Connor, Jr.
  • 1978 Robert L. Kenniff
  • 1979 Michael S. Scheinblum
  • 1980 Albert J. Boudreau
  • 1981 Frank J. Murphy
  • 1982 Sidney E. Clark/John H. Ellen
  • 1983 H. Martin Tenney, Jr.
  • 1984 Francis J. Kelly, Jr.
  • 1985 Constance L. Colt
  • 1986 William S. MacSwiney
  • 1987 Anne H. Isbister
  • 1988 John P. Nichols
  • 1989 Vijaya M. Chandran
  • 1990 Patricia A. Connors
  • 1991 Edward J. Montovani
  • 1992 William F. Traester
  • 1993 Joan M. Cyr
  • 1994 Patricia M. Coleman
  • 1995 Douglas M. Morrill
  • 1996 Leslie A. Woods
  • 1997 Rose Young
  • 1998 Colleen Perlmutter
  • 1999 Geri Riley
  • 2000 Joan Ashman
  • 2001 Linda Joudrey
  • 2002 David Valzania
  • 2003 Cheryl Constantine
  • 2004 John Franzis
  • 2005 Mary L. Francis
  • 2006 Francine Grandmaison
  • 2007 Jon Gice
  • 2008 Donna Denehy
  • 2009 Wendy Simoncelli
  • 2010 Bill Patton
  • 2011 Marianne Vanech
  • 2012 Marianne Vanech/Noreen Kuziak
  • 2013 Noreen Kuziak
  • 2014 Jon Gice
  • 2015 Nicone Gordon
  • 2016 Jennifer Santucci