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Board Bios

Daniel Iacovella & Anne Jones-Iacovella: Daniel Iacovella and Anne Jones-Iacovella have participated in and overseen activities in Chepsaita since 2005 and together co-founded United with Kenya with Daniel Iacovella serving as its President and Anne Jones-Iacovella as its Vice President.

Daniel has run his own consulting business for over 20 years, working on behalf of not-for-profit organizations to help plan and build over 4,400 units of affordable permanent housing for homeless and low-income individuals and families.

Anne Jones-Iacovella has worked in the health-care field as an occupational therapist in both elementary schools and private homes, working with children, the elderly, and disabled adults for 19 years.  She has also been an active volunteer for various hospice organizations.

Anne L. Khanna: Anne Khanna joined the Board of UwK in 2013. She currently serves as the Treasurer. Anne has a B.B.A in Finance from the University of Georgia and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton School of Business. Following a 12 year career at GE Capital, she has been active in numerous community organizations, including serving as a Director on the Board of the Wilton Soccer Association, as Assistant Treasurer for the Unitarian Church of Westport, and as volunteer in Stay at Home Wilton, TOPSoccer, and the Special Education Advisory Board.

Sherry Jagerson: Sherry Jagerson joined the Board of UwK in 2009. She currently serves as Secretary. She has been a leader in non-profit work in CT for the past 15 years.  She co-founded WestBridge Coalition which helps qualified homeowners make their homes safer, warmer and more functional.  She led the committee to establish Sherwood Mill Pond Preserve and was a founding member of Green Village Initiative.

Joan W. Duncan: Joan Duncan joined the Board of UwK in 2009. Joan has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Clark University and completed her post doctoral training in community/clinical psychology at Yale University. She is a tenured Professor of Psychology and Associate Director of the Ph.D. Program in Clinical Psychology at Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, NY. She currently serves as Coordinator of Youth activities. Joan has helped develop UwK’s Education Enrichment Program. Since 1990 she has been a consultant to international organizations (UNICEF, Save the Children, Care International, International Rescue Committee) implementing psychosocial and educational programs in developing community-based programs for vulnerable children, families, and communities primarily in southern Africa (Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania). This work includes situation analysis, program development, training, and evaluation.

Kristen S. Leddy:  Kristen Leddy joined the Board of UwK in 2010.  She has a BA degree in Zoology and worked in the Animal Science field for many years.  Kirsten works to enrich education by serving on the Board of ABC (A Better Chance) of Wilton CT, as the Girls Selection Chairperson. She also works as a Transitions Coach for the UUA (Unitarian Universalist Association), guiding congregations through their multiple year transition from one senior minister to the next.

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