Colby-Sawyer elected four trustees to the board this spring. Their terms began July 1 and end June 30, 2021.
Collin D. Bray ’06 is the vice president of sales at Century 21 Cityside in Boston, where he has hosted an intern from his alma mater every summer since 2013. For Bray, who is in the top five percent of Boston realtors, maintaining a personal connection to his college drove his initial decision to take interns. In 2016, Bray received the Young Alumni Achievement Award. A business administration major, Bray was a team captain, an all-star and a four-year starter at the point guard position on the basketball team.
Thomas C. Csatari returns to the board after serving from 2005 to 2016. He was a member of the Executive, Enrollment Management and Board Organization Committees, and he co-chaired and chaired the Academic Affairs Committee before being named board chair in 2011. As chair, he oversaw a period of remarkable growth during which the college celebrated its 175th anniversary; dedicated an expanded Ware Student Center, the Sally Shaw Veitch Track and Field and a student-designed sustainable classroom; established the School of Health Professions; approved plans to build the Center for Art + Design; expanded the college’s mission to include graduate degree programs; and installed the college’s first wind turbine and one of the largest solar photovoltaic arrays in the state. Tom and his wife, Judy, created the Gladys A. Burrows Distinguished Professorship in Nursing and supported the ongoing comprehensive campaign. In 2016, Csatari received the Susan Colgate Cleveland Medal for Distinguished Service. He holds a B.A. in history from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law.
Matthew L. “Matt” Godbout ’95 is the senior vice president of business development at the Indianapolis Colts and oversees the marketing, production and digital media departments, along with sponsorship sales. He is in his 15th season with the Colts, where he previously served as vice president of sponsorship sales. Before the Colts, Godbout worked in sponsorship sales with the Indiana Pacers and INDYCAR. He graduated from Colby-Sawyer with a degree in sports management and earned his M.S. in sports management from Indiana State University. He is a board member for the Burn Foundation and the Indiana chapters of the Special Olympics and United Way. He received the 2007 Young Alumni Achievement Award.
Ann Carroll Harris is a retired fundraiser who recently moved to New London from the Boston area. Her professional positions include Director of Advancement for Dexter Southfield School, Director of Class, Reunion and Parent Giving at Phillips Academy and a similar role at Wellesley College. Harris holds a B.A. in history and art history from Trinity College and an M.B.A. in health care from Boston University.
Two Winton-Black trustees were also elected to one-year terms beginning July 1.
Cailin C. Bullett ’13 is an assistant district attorney for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. An outstanding student-athlete at Colby-Sawyer, she was a member of the Alpha Chi National Honor Society, the Wesson Honors Program and the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. As a guard on the women’s basketball team, she is the only player in program history to have more than 1,000 points (1,257), 500 rebounds (522) and 500 assists (583). She holds a B.A. in history, society and culture and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School.
Nicholas A. Ciarlante ’14 is executive director at the U.S. House of Representatives. Previously, he was the chief clerk there for two years, a staff assistant for one and an intern. One of the most active students in recent memory, Ciarlante was active at Colby-Sawyer as a student representative to the Board of Trustees, president of the Student Government Association for three years, a tour guide, and as a student employee in Admissions and Campus Safety. He holds a B.S. in business administration from Colby-Sawyer and a M.P.S. in legislative affairs from The George Washington University.