About Us


HISTORY:  The School Volunteer Association of Bridgeport, Inc. began in 1964 as a Junior League project. In 1966 the American Association of University Women assumed leadership. The organization was incorporated in 1967 and expanded into a citywide program working with the School Volunteer Office to organize volunteer readers, tutors and mentors and programs for students. The School Volunteer Association of Bridgeport, Inc. was one of the country’s first school volunteer organizations. On June 21, 1968, Life magazine marked the organization’s first anniversary with a nine page pictorial spread.

School Volunteer Association Annual Report: 2016-2017


BOARD OF DIRECTORS:  The School Volunteer Association of Bridgeport, Inc. is administered by an all-volunteer Board of Directors. The organization works closely with the Bridgeport Board of Education who employs the staff of the School Volunteer Office to act as their liaisons within the schools.


SCHOOL VOLUNTEER ASSOCIATION OF BRIDGEPORT, INC.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2017-2018

Ed Davies - President
George Markley - Vice President
Margaret Villani - Treasurer
Andrea Kern - Secretary


Richard Amill
Bernadette Baldino
Elaine Bowman
Barbara Clemons
John Cottrell
Joan Cummings
William Daley
Helaine Davis
Ann Marie Fekete
Karen Flowitt
Geraldine Floyd
Brad Greene
Leo Hansen
Marge Hiller
Phyllis Machledt
Ella Marsh
Jatin Mehta
Edina Oestreicher
Ruth Perles
Joyce Ramirez
Cleo Sonneborn
Charles Strba
Tricia Tierney
Stephen Viores
Kathy White
Pat White
Ira Wise
Barbara Young


Emeritus Members of the Board:
George Ferrera
Marian Gwyn
Cynthia Schueler
Baxter Walsh
Helen Wasserman



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