Sharon O'Meara of Avon has been named Director of Workforce Investments and Sara Sneed of South Windsor has been promoted to Director of Education Investments.
Ms. Sneed, previously a senior program officer, joined the Hartford Foundation in 1999 after five years with the Foundation for the Mid-South where she directed programs focused on families and children, as well as an initiative addressing issues of race and class.
Former roles include director of maternal and child health with the Medical Foundation
in Boston; health and human services advisor to the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts; and director of the Southern New England Network for Black Families and Children with the Urban League
She has served on the Board of Grantmakers for Children, Youth and Families, an affinity group of the Council on Foundations.
A licensed clergywoman, Sara
is chair of the board of the Connecticut Conference of the United Church of Christ