Board of Directors

Executive Director / Treasurer

ASHLEY N. REID

Ashley is a Human Relations and Talent leader for a start-up in New York City, and a former Miss Connecticut local titleholder and Top 5 competitor.

President

KARA MITCHELL

Kara is an Advertising Agency Principal, a former Miss Connecticut local titleholder and Top 5 Competitor.

Vice President, Business Operations / Secretary

KRISTEN FRUCHTENICHT

Kristen has been Miss Connecticut’s Business Manager for four years, and has volunteered for the organization for 28 years total. 

Vice President, Recruiting and Local Business Operations

ASHLEY MCCLAIN

Ashley has served as a Local Director for the past seven years, and was a Miss Connecticut local titleholder and a Top 5 competitor.

Vice President, Fundraising and Sponsorship

ELIZA KANNER

Eliza is a development and education coordinator for an international non-profit, and served as Miss Connecticut 2017. 

Vice President, Public Relations

KATE OTTAVIO KENT 

Kate works in strategic communications and was a Miss Connecticut local titleholder and Top Five competitor.