Board of Directors

On November 17, 2017 the Joseph W. Nunn Scholarship Foundation, Inc. completed our year-end board meeting for 2017. We are pleased to announce the new board of directors for 2018. These incredibly giving individuals constantly invest their time and energy, ever committed to forwarding the young high school seniors in their educational pursuits. We thank each and every member of our board, and all of our volunteers, for their tireless support of the foundation.

Myrtle Nunn, President (myrtle@jwnsf.org)
Myrtle Nunn has been member of the Stamford community for 17 years, and is currently working for Stamford’s Health Department as a school nurse. She is a member and Deacon of the First Presbyterian Church in Stamford. Myrtle is a mother of three and a grandmother of three. After the accidental death of her son, co-founded this foundation in 2006 in his memory. She is also a graduate of the Parent Leadership Training Institute of Stamford (PLTI) in 1999, and has her BSN, SN, and Master in Holistic Thinking.
Ana Gallegos, Vice President (ana@jwnsf.org)
Ana Gallegos is the founder of Campamento Manuela in her hometown of Cuenca, Ecuador. Her dedication to academic advancement and enrichment doesn’t stop there. As a PLTI Graduate and former President of the Alumni Association, she has dedicated her time, volunteering with Stamford Dollars for Scholars and Neighbors Link. She has worked with UCONN-PEP as a facilitator and on the REACH Prep program helping Latino and African American students. Ana holds a BA in Educational Psychology and an Associate in Teaching Elementary Education.
Angie Murphy, Secretary (amurphy@stamfordct.gov)
Angie Murphy is a wife and mother of three children. Presently she works full-time and is employed with the City of Stamford as an Office Support Specialist in the Human Resources Department. A former PLTI Alimni President, Angie has always been a strong advocate for parental involvement and the value of quality education, something that guides her work with the Foundation.
Rev. David Greene, Treasurer & Chief Technology Officer (david@jwnsf.org)
David Greene has been working with JWNSF since 2007. Outside of the foundation, David is the founder of an IT support and consulting company, where he works with private individuals and small organizations. He has an Associates Degree in Business Administration, a B.S. in Computer Engineering, an M.S. in Public Relations and an M.A. in Political Science. Since 2014, Lands of Duat, an organization that David is the head of, has been providing technical support and services for the foundation. Davod has been a member of the Internet Society since 2009.
Deidre Anspach
Deidre is a native of, and attended schools in, Stamford. Deidre Anspach has worked for the City of Stamford for over 30 years. During which time she worked in every division and clinical area of the nursing department. Presently, she is the Director of Nursing and Dental Services for the City of Stamford Health Department.. Deidre has her MPA from University of New Haven and BSN from the University of Connecticut. She is a wife, mother of twin girls, enjoys baking, cake decorating and yoga.
William Callion
Bill Callion has been a global executive for IBM, the Director of Public Safety, Health and Welfare for the City of Stamford, the Manager of Fairgate Farm, and an adjunct professor at the University of Connecticut. He is the Chair of the Deacon Ministry at Union Baptist Church, and has been the leader of many non-profit boards to include New Covenant House, the Urban League of Western Connecticut, the Ferguson Library system to name a few.
Anu Hooja
Anu Hooja has been with JWNSF since its inception in 2005. A long time resident of Stamford with her children graduating from Stamford Public Schools, Anu herself graduated from the Parent Leadership Training Institute in 2000. She was elected to the NAMI Stamford/Greenwich Board of Directors in 2013, where she currently serves as Secretary of the Board. Since 2001 she has worked in the City of Stamford’s IT Department, specializing in software support and in-school technology integration.
Eden Huang
Eden resides in Stamford with her husband and they have 2 daughters. She had been a board member of JWNSF since its inception. Eden also sits in the board (design team) of Stamford PLTI (Parent Leadership Training Institute. Organizations that she had been a past board member were: School Readiness Council, OCA, CLS (Chinese Language School), SPEF (Stamford Public Education Foundation), PTOs, and others. She is active in her church and volunteers in numerous community activities and organizations.
Robert King
Bob is a former Stamford Board of Education chair and longtime board member. He held a number of positions on the Stamford Board, besides being an officer. During his tenure on the Stamford Board, he served on committees dealing with issues such as curriculum, community engagement, fiscal issues and facilities. Bob has been a consultant with the Sable Group, Inc., in Weston, CT where he has done diversity training and helped monitor the use of minority organizations.
Scotty Lawrence
Scotty officially joined the board at 2017’s year-end meeting, however he’s been involved with the organization since its inception. As Joe’s nephew, he’s been on the front-line helping the foundation every year, no matter what the role was. A fellow graduate of Stamford High School, Scotty strives to help continue and honor his uncle’s legacy both in his day-to-day life and through his work here at the organization.
Jim Moavero
Jim worked at Pitney Bows for over 20 years before moving to City Carting and Recycling, where he has worked for the past eleven years. An avid sports fan and player, Jim roots for the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Yankees, while on the field he enjoys golfing and playing softball with family and friends.
Traci Moavero-Nunn
When Joseph died in a tragic automobile accident at a young age, he left behind his wife, Traci, and daughter, Cayden. Traci is employed with the Stamford Public School, and is returning to the University of Bridgeport to continue her education. An avid reader and sports fan, she enjoys volunteering her time as a Catechist for St. Leo’s Parish, as well as watching, playing, and attending sporting events. Traci served as the Vice President of the foundation for 2015, 2016, and 2017.
Joseph Nunn
Joe served as the Board Chairman of the Urban League of Southern Connecticut for five years, where his sage advice and guidance resulted in the organization becoming a better advocate to empower all impoverished people regardless of race or background. He has a BS. in Business from the University of Arkansas – Little Rock, and an MBA. from Marquette University. Joseph is married with three children, three grandchildren, and resides in Stamford, CT with his wife and co-founder, Myrtle. Joe served as the Treasurer for 2015, 2016, and 2017.
Donn Reid
Donn oversees all staff training and professional development activities at Domus, where he is a certified Cornell University Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (an intervention technique that de-escalates critical situations) and Family Development Credentialing (a strength-based approach to working with families) teacher and trainer. He previously worked in the mental health field. Donn received his BA in psychology from the University of Northern Colorado.
Eva Weller
Eva has worked in the Stamford Community for years, and is currently the Executive Director for the East Side Partnership. She is a PLTI Alumni, and has also worked on the Stone Soup for the 21st Century as a founder and co-chair.