Brodeur Foundation elects new officers

The Board of Directors of the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation has elected new officers to its 15-member board.

Patti Burmahl, former senior vice president of Global Human Resources at Gerber Technology LLC in Tolland, was elected president. She replaces John LaMattina, a founding member, who served as president for the past four years. Burmahl was the board’s secretary and is also a past president. She also serves on the walk leadership team.

Other officers elected to one-year terms are Max Logan, vice president; Stacey Gualtieri, treasurer and Gabrielle Tudisca, secretary.

Logan is the nephew of the late Norma Logan, co-founder of TBBCF. He is assistant controller at Sound Community Services. Logan, a founding member, has also served for many years as a member of the walk leadership team.

Gualtieri, a CPA and partner at Doherty, Beals & Banks in New London, was re-elected treasurer. She is the founding treasurer of TBBCF. Gualtieri also serves as foundation grants administrator and is a member of the walk leadership team.

Tudisca, who is member services coordinator at the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce, was the foundation’s first college intern and co-founder of the College Internship Program at TBBCF. She joined the board in 2019.

The Brodeur Foundation is a 15-year-old nonprofit based in New London which has raised nearly $5 million for breast cancer research. One hundred percent of fundraising dollars goes directly to researchers looking for a cure and better ways to treat breast cancer.

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