Meet the featured guests for the Salon below!
Karen Jarmoc is the Chief Executive Officer of the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Karen has previously worked as the executive director for the Network Against Domestic Abuse, Inc. in Enfield, Connecticut where she oversaw shelter, hotline, court and community-based supports and services to victims of domestic violence in the region. As a former member of the House of Representatives in Connecticut, Karen helped spearhead legislation to improve the state’s response to victims of domestic violence and worked with others to successfully secure funding for 24/7 coverage within the state’s domestic violence shelters.
Garry Lapidus, PA-C, MPH, is the Director of the Injury Prevention Center at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center/Hartford Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Mr. Lapidus is a Board of Director member for the Hartford Interval House, the largest of CT’s battered women’s shelters and a member of Men Make a Difference, Men against Domestic Violence. In 2015, he was appointed by the Connecticut legislature to co-chair the Task Force to study the state-wide response to family violence and its impact on children.
What will you ask the featured guests? "Can We End Domestic Violence?" will begin at 5:00 pm with a social half-hour. Discussion will begin at 5:30 pm. The Salon will be held in the Stowe Visitor Center. See you there!