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Staff Notes


Bonnie Torres, WTS CT Chapter President, welcomes attendees at the State House in Hartford for Annual Legislative Breakfast, where the new CTDOT Commissioner was introduced.

FHI Staff continue to collaborate after a long day of strategic planning in New York City.

Jill Barrett and Stamford Mayor David Martin chat at Governor Ned Lamont’s site visit to CTDOT’s Route 1 over I-95 Bridge Replacement Project.

Susan, Ruth, and Carla attended the Women’s Business Network Conference (WBN) in March where Kathy Stein (current FHI Board Advisor and Co-Founder of HSH) moderated/refereed a session on Women and the Glass Ceiling.

Anthony Zemba and Shawn Callaghan attended the CT Association of Wetland Scientists Annual Meeting.

Laurel Stegina and Bonnie Torres attended the WTS CT Leadership Session on Thursday, March 7 at CTDOT.

Never a dull moment with these FHI women! FHI is proud to be a WBE Company.

Kim Threlfall, a Senior Environmental Project Manager at FHI, befriends the wildlife!

Carla and Susan hamming it up at the Hartford Society Room during Ruth’s retirement celebration.

FHI staff practicing their lifesaving skills at the FHI First Aid & CPR Training.

Ryan Walsh convened a session on Pedestrian Placemaking for All, presenting to 200+ attendees alongside speakers from Jersey City, New York, and San Francisco. Chris Henry rounded out the panel, discussing placemaking in the context of a bicycle and pedestrian master plan.

Active FHI

Kelsey Kahn and Jessica Ortiz reach new heights when they boulder climbed at Brooklyn Boulders.

Melissa Pineda and Mary Miltimore at Pure Barre.

Mike Morehouse enjoyed sightseeing by bike in Amsterdam where biking is a way of life. Not only is the infrastructure supportive of cycling, but the laws and education are foundational to its prevalence.