About

Board of Directors

Co-Chairmen

  • Commander John Rich, Madison Police Department
  • Lt. Sean Grant, CIT Coordinator, Manchester Police Department

Secretary

Treasurer

  • Phyllis Pavlik Spallone, LCSW, CEAP, Solutions EAP

Directors

  • Alan G. Atherton, Former President, NAMI Connecticut
  • Officer Sue Bowman, CIT Officer, Windsor Police Department
  • Attorney Michelle Cruz, Law Offices of Michelle S. Cruz
  • Lt, Shaun McColgan, CIT Coordinator, Danbury Police Department
  • Officer Theresa Velez, CIT Officer, Hartford Police Department
  • Attorney Marshall T. Segar, MarshallLaw LLC

Non-Voting Board Member

  • Louise C. Pyers, M.S., B.C.E.T.S., Founder and Executive Director, CABLE Inc.

Connecticut Alliance to Benefit Law Enforcement, Inc. (CABLE)

CIT officerCABLE brings community and law enforcement resources together to address common issues related to mental health.

CABLE is a grassroots, non-profit, 501 (C)(3) research and training collaborative who’s mission is to serve as an interdisciplinary resource and catalyst for law enforcement and community collaboration, support and education.

This unique organization is comprised of a cross-section of stakeholders:

  • municipal and state law enforcement personnel
  • mental health professionals
  • families and persons with mental illness
  • educational institutions

CABLE’s strength is its ability to bring together people from diverse perspectives who are committed to work collaboratively for the common good.

CABLE IS AN ASSOCIATE MEMBER OF THE CT Police Chiefs Association

CABLE Partners


We thank the following past board members for their service to CABLE
  • Troy Anderson, Sgt., CT State Police
  • Ron Clark, RN, MS, CT State Police (Retired)
  • Robert Corell, Past President, NAMI-CT
  • Kenneth Edwards, Jr., Office of the CT Chief State’s Attorney, President
  • Mark Hall, PhD., Trauma Specialist, Glastonbury, CT
  • Art Kureczka, MA, Wethersfield PD, (Retired)
  • Tabatha Maiorano, Ph.D, LCSW, Southeastern Mental Health Authority
  • Jeff Nixon, M.S., Lt., Waterford PD, Chairman
  • Brian Reigneir, MS, Clients Rights Advocate, DMHAS