Three people have been elected to the board of the Norwalk-based Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. They are Liz Lazarus of Greenwich, Preston Tisdale of Trumbull and Johnna Torsone of Stamford. Each will serve a three-year term.
Lazarus has been an active member of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Fund for Women & Girls since 2012. Her professional career experience includes 14 years in marketing and sales in the financial services industry in New York.
Tisdale is an attorney at the law firm Koskoff, Koskoff & Beider in Bridgeport. He previously directed the Fairfield Judicial District Public Defender’s Office and was the first director of special public defenders for the state of Connecticut. Preston is on the Public Justice Foundation board of directors and serves on the Connecticut Commission on Racial and Ethnic Disparity in the criminal justice system.
Torsone is executive vice president and chief human resources officer of Pitney Bowes. Previously, she was with a law firm in New York City where she practiced employment and labor law for 14 years. She is a member of the National Academy of Human Resources.
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation promotes philanthropy as a means to create change in the county, focusing on innovative and collaborative solutions to critical issues impacting the community.