Administrative and Support Staff

Administrative StaffSupport Staff
Glenn Lungarini – Executive Director
Glenn Lungarini assumed the position of executive director in August of 2018 after serving nineteen years in public education as a coach, teacher, department chair, athletic director, assistant principal and principal. Glenn began his career in 1999 as a health and physical educator at Cross Street School in Naugatuck, CT, and went on to teach physical education at both Rochambeau Middle School and Pomperaug Regional High School in Southbury, CT. In 2007, Glenn was appointed assistant principal and athletic director of Oxford High School, his childhood hometown. During his five-year tenure at Oxford High School he also served as English department chair, health and physical education department chair, and facilities coordinator. In 2012, he was named principal of Seymour High School where he served for two years. In 2014, Glenn’s educational journey came full circle as he was appointed principal of Pomperaug High School.

In addition to his broad range of teaching and administrative experiences, Glenn has compiled an extensive history as both an athlete and coach. He enjoyed a stellar college career at Eastern Connecticut State University. His resume includes first baseman and number four hitter on the 1998 Division III national championship team. He was named All-ECAC, All-New England and all-conference at first base. He held the New England Division III record for chances and held the ECSU record for chances, putouts, home runs in a game and total bases. He also earned two consecutive team Gold Glove Awards at ECSU (’97 and ’98). His coaching career has included experiences with boys and girls at the middle school, high school and Division I collegiate level. He served as assistant baseball coach for the Yale Bulldogs for seven years.

Prior to assuming the position of executive director, Glenn served on a number of CAS and CIAC boards and committees, including:

  • CIAC Board of Control – Class S Representative
  • CIAC Board of Control – Class L Representative
  • CIAC Eligibility Review Board
  • CIAC Co-op Committee
  • Cheerleading Committee

Glenn received a Bachelor of Science in physical education at ECSU in 1998, a Master of Science in exercise science and physiology from SCSU in 2006, and an O92 administrative certification from Sacred Heart University in 2006.

E-Mail: glungariniatcasciacdotorg  (glungariniatcasciacdotorg)  
Telephone: 203-250-1111, ext. 3920
Matthew Fischer – Director of Technology Services
Matt Fischer joined the Central Office staff full-time in July of 2003. A former collegiate sports information director and Major League Baseball media relations director, Matt directed the media efforts for the San Francisco Giants for several years, including the 1989 season which ended with the earthquake-interrupted Bay Bridge World Series.

From 1995-2005 Matt served as president of e-fish solutions, inc., a full service web site design and programming firm. In that capacity he designed and programmed sites for private companies, professional sports teams and government agencies. Also in that role he worked with the central office staff on the development of the original CAS-CIAC website in 1997, and has since programmed all of the site’s enhancements including the online eligibility and tournament forms center, the membership and committee databases and the legislative bill tracking system. Matt, a 2003 recipient of the CAS Appreciation Award for Excellence of Service, serves as CAS-CIAC’s Director of Technology Services, webmaster and network administrator.

E-Mail: mfischeratcasciacdotorg  (mfischeratcasciacdotorg)  
Telephone: 203-250-1111, ext. 3918
Marie Salazar Glowski – Director, Executive Coaching Program
Marie Salazar Glowski graduated from Latin American Institute and became a foreign export correspondent for a medical company in Manhattan. After moving to CT, she earned an associate degree in mental health, a bachelor’s in psychology, a master’s in special education, a 6th-year in educational leadership and a superintendent certificate. She also has TESOL Adult Education Certification. As a special education teacher, she has taught at all levels.

Marie served the New London Public Schools in a variety of roles – first as principal of their facility for the multi-handicapped; then as principal of the early childhood facility; and, ultimately, as director of special services. After eleven years in New London, she was appointed Assistant Superintendent of Special Services in the Hartford Public Schools.

Marie has served as adjunct faculty at Middlesex Community College and Southern Connecticut State University. She is a member of the Regional Education Lab and Northeast Islands, Education Development Center Governing Board, the Alternative Route to Certification for English Language Learners (ARCTELL) Executive Board and the ConnTESOL Executive Board.

For eleven years, Marie worked at the CT State Department of Education as the English as a Second Language – Bilingual Program Education Consultant. As a member of the Council of Chief State School Officers and through her communication with the United States Department of Education and her colleagues around the country, she has brought up-to-date guidance to the state and districts in CT. Her experience in supervision and evaluation and her passion for supporting all students with a particular focus on special education students and English Learners have brought her to CAS.

E-Mail: mglowskiatcasciacdotorg  (mglowskiatcasciacdotorg)  
Telephone: 203-250-1111, ext. 3926
Cell: 860-662-0077
Erin Guarino – Assistant Marketing Director
Erin began working at CAS-CIAC in 2007 as an administrative assistant to the associate executive director. She was later promoted to program manager and just recently, was promoted to assistant marketing director. Erin received her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Western CT State University (WCSU), where she graduated at the top of her class. Prior to joining CAS-CIAC, she worked for ten years at PHH Homequity, Danbury, as a graphics and presentation designer for its executive team. She then worked for two years as a graphic designer and creative production manager at Inspired Solutions, Farmington. From 2000-2007, Erin owned and operated With a Twist Gourmet Confections in Cheshire, a specialty gourmet chocolate and gift company. Throughout all of her career, Erin has been focused on the creative design and development of marketing materials for the organizations she has had the opportunity to work with. In her new role, Erin is responsible for visual content creation, graphic design, collateral, advertisements, and signage. She works closely with the marketing director to help shape and enhance our name recognition and profile across all platforms, with a strong digital emphasis.

E-Mail: eguarinoatcasciacdotorg  (eguarinoatcasciacdotorg)  
Telephone: 203-250-1111, ext. 3906
Cherese Miller – Director of Student Activities
Cherese Miller’s career as an educator began during her college years at Central Connecticut State University. Initially a marketing major, her experiences working as a substitute teacher at Prince Technical High School ignited a passion for education and for improving the lives of youth. She subsequently changed her major so that she could focus her studies on becoming an educator. Upon graduating from CCSU, she earned her master’s degree in education at Springfield College (MA). She continued working at Prince Tech and, over her fourteen years there, served in a variety of roles. In addition to teaching English, career development and student leadership, she served as the director of athletics; as the cheer, dance and bowling coach; and as the league’s track and field chair. Cherese will be assuming the role of co-director of student activities and will be responsible for a number of student activity programs, both athletic and non-athletic.

E-Mail: cmilleratcasciacdotorg  (cmilleratcasciacdotorg)  
Telephone: 203-250-1111, ext. 3905
Cheryl Novicelli – Director of Finance
Cheryl Novicelli joined the CAS-CIAC staff in April, 2012 as the first Business Manager in the Association’s long history.

Cheryl came to CAS with 20 years of experience in various financial positions, including 15 years working with the unique financial issues of non-profits. After earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts she began her career with the firm of Tofias, Fleishman, Shapiro & Co. in Cambridge MA. Prior to joining CAS she spent 10 years as the Controller at Wallingford (CT) Country Club, where she was responsible for all aspects of the general ledger and financial presentation, preparation for the year end audit, and weekly payroll preparation and all human resource items. Before that she spent three years as the Director of Finance for the Meriden (CT) YMCA.

E-Mail: cnovicelliatcasciacdotorg  (cnovicelliatcasciacdotorg)  
Telephone: 203-250-1111, ext. 3928
Karen Packtor – Deputy Executive Director
Karen Packtor joined the CAS-CIAC staff in 1991 as the Director of the CIAC/Special Olympics Unified Sports® Program. She graduated from Princeton University in 1990 with a degree in French Literature. While in college, Karen volunteered as a tutor and counselor for underprivileged and abused children and was eager to work in the service of children with special needs. As the association’s first director of Unified Sports, she succeeded in building a strong and viable interscholastic athletic program for disabled students in Connecticut. She was appointed to assistant to the executive director in June of 1995, assistant executive director in May of 1998 and deputy executive director in July of 2020. In addition to being content editor for the CAS website, Karen is the consultant to the CAS Board of Directors and is responsible for electronic communications, the annual meeting and the annual celebration of school leadership.

E-Mail: kpacktoratcasciacdotorg  (kpacktoratcasciacdotorg)  
Telephone: 203-250-1111, ext. 3910
Henry Rondon – Assistant Director of Student Activities
Henry Rondon joined CAS-CIAC in the summer of 2019 to serve in a variety of roles. He is an assistant director in the student activities department and also serves as liaison for a number of CIAC sports. He comes to CIAC after a lengthy career as an educator and administrator at Kolbe Cathedral High School in Bridgeport. During his more than 20 years at Kolbe Cathedral he began his career as a teacher and coach, before moving to position of Athletic Director. He then became the Dean of Students at the school before assuming the role of principal, a position he held beginning in 2014. During his time as principal, he served as a representative on the CIAC Board of Control.

E-Mail: hrondonatcasciacdotorg  (hrondonatcasciacdotorg)  
Telephone: 203-250-1111, ext. 3923
Bill Silva, Ph.D. – Director of the Center for Leadership and Innovation (CLI) and Associate Executive Director of CAS
Dr. Bill Silva is a graduate of Amherst College and received his Ph.D. from Yale University. He began his career in secondary education at Berlin High School as a social studies teacher and department chair, during which time he received the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award. In 2010, Bill was appointed assistant principal at Lewis S. Mills High School in Region 10 (Burlington/Harwinton), and, in 2013, he was named principal of Farmington High School. In 2018, Bill was recognized as CAS Principal of the Year for his leadership in promoting instructional innovation, equity, and the personalization of student learning in Farmington and, through his work at CAS, in Connecticut education. Bill retired from Farmington High School in 2019 after six years as its principal.

During his years as a school administrator, Bill served on number of CAS committees and boards including:

  • CAS Board of Directors
  • High School Board of Control (Chair)
  • Governor’s Scholars Committee
  • Awards and Recognition Committee
  • Assistant Principals Committee

In addition to overseeing the work of the Center for Leadership and Innovation, Bill is also responsible for high school programs and services.

E-Mail: bsilvaatcasciacdotorg  (bsilvaatcasciacdotorg)  
Telephone: 203-250-1111, ext. 3930
RoseAnne O’Brien Vojtek, Ph.D. – Assistant Executive Director
Dr. RoseAnne (Rosie) O’Brien Vojtek joined the central office staff in 2019 upon her retirement from school administration after 20 years as principal at Ivy Drive Elementary School in Bristol. In her role as assistant executive director, Rosie oversees the work of the elementary and middle level divisions of CAS and collaborates on CLI planning and programming. She also hosts the CASConversations podcasts.

Rosie received her B.S. degree in Elementary Education from Oregon State University and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Oregon. She began her career as an elementary and middle school teacher in Winston-Dillard School District in Oregon for 11 years before becoming a principal for 2 years in Forest Grove School District and Curriculum Director for Oregon City School District for 3 ½ years. In 1999, she became the third principal in Ivy Drive School’s history when she and her family moved to Connecticut.

Rosie has served locally, nationally, and internationally as a member, committee member, and officer for a number of organizations including but not limited to: Phi Delta Kappa Area I-A Coordinator; President and Board of Trustee Member of National Staff Development Council (now Learning Forward); National Association of Elementary School Administrators (NAESP) State Representative for Connecticut and Resolutions Committee member representing Zone 1; International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards Committee member and President/Chairperson for ISTE Administrator Professional Learning Network (APLN)/ISTE Special Interest Group for Administrators (ISTE SIGAdmin); and Bristol School Administrator (BAPS) Treasurer. Rosie was appointed as a member of the Connecticut P-20 Council by Governor Dannel Malloy and served as the chairperson for the state appointed Connecticut Administrator Professional Standards Advisory Council. Rosie also served on numerous CAS committees and boards including the CAS Board of Control and CAS President.

Rosie has received numerous state and national awards including the 2008 CAS Letter of Commendation and 2013 CAS Letter of Citation, the highest award given by the Connecticut Association of Schools. Along with other awards, Rosie has received the 1994 National Staff Development Council Outstanding Dissertation, 2010 Connecticut Administrator of the Year from Connecticut Federation of School Administrators (CFSA), 2016 University Council for Education Administration (UCEA) Excellence in Education Leadership; and the 2016 Excellence in Education Award from the Connecticut State Board of Education. In addition, her school was named the 2010 Outstanding Elementary School of the Year by the Connecticut Association of Schools.

With her husband, Robert Vojtek, Rosie co-authored the Corwin Press book (2009) Motivate! Inspire! Lead! 10 Strategies for Building Collegial Learning Communities and the “Technology Column” for the Journal of Staff Development (JSD). She has written and published numerous articles in addition to serving as the editor of the Virtual Education Journal (VEJ).

E-Mail: rvojtekatcasciacdotorg  (rvojtekatcasciacdotorg)  
Telephone: 203-250-1111, ext. 3914
Mary Lee Weber – Director of Marketing
Mary Lee Weber joined the central office in September 2016 in a job share position with Stephanie Ford, in the Marketing Department. Weber previously worked at Cashman + Katz Integrated Communications as the Director of Business Development. Prior to her stint at C+K, she was the Director of Marketing for WTNH, from 1995-2012. News 8 is the ABC affiliate in the Hartford/ New Haven market. She was responsible for community outreach, cause related marketing, sales promotion and strategic partnerships. She began her career on Nantucket Island as the General Manager of the local cable television station and moved to Connecticut to work as an Account Executive for WTXX.

E-Mail: mweberatcasciacdotorg  (mweberatcasciacdotorg)  
Telephone: 203-250-1111, ext. 3922
  • Erin Guarino – Program Manager for Executive Coaching and Assistant Marketing Director
E-Mail: eguarinoatcasciacdotorg  (eguarinoatcasciacdotorg)  
Telephone: 203-250-1111, ext. 3906
  • Jadwiga Herrmann-Brown – Administrative Assistant for CIAC Officials Association and CT Coaching Education Program
E-Mail: jbrownatcasciacdotorg  (jbrownatcasciacdotorg)  
Telephone: 203-250-1111, ext. 3940
  • Barbara Horn – Program Manager for Project Unify/Unified Art
E-Mail: bhornatcasciacdotorg  (bhornatcasciacdotorg)  
Telephone: 203-250-1111, ext. 3904
  • Cathy Prowe – Program Manager for Student Activities
E-Mail: cproweatcasciacdotorg  (cproweatcasciacdotorg)  
Telephone: 203-250-1111, ext. 3909
  • Judy Sylvester – Administrative Assistant for CIAC Executive Staff and CT Association of Athletic Directors
E-Mail: jsylvesteratcasciacdotorg  (jsylvesteratcasciacdotorg)  
Telephone: 203-250-1111, ext. 3907