Board of Directors

President—Rev. John Revell
John (“Rev”) has served as chaplain of the Stamford Police Department since February 2012, as well as for the Westport Police Department since May 2016. Recently he also was invited to serve as chaplain for the Connecticut State Police. He served in pastoral and church ministry for more than 30 years in Miami, FL; Denver, CO; Long Island, NY; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; and Nashville, TN. In addition to his seminary training and broad ministry experience, John is a member of and has received extensive training through the International Conference of Police Chaplains. He is certified in critical incident response through the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.

Chairman—Michael Fujii
Mike is President and Chief Executive Officer of Berkley Custom Insurance Managers LLC, a member of W.R. Berkley Corporation. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Worldwide Insurance Operations at Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., a publicly traded international insurer. He maintains strong relationships with capital investment firms specializing in financial institutions. Mr. Fujii was former Chairman and Board Member of Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation – Northeast, which provides grants to charitable organizations in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Vice President—Fred Revell
Fred is Associate Executive Director of First Priority of South Florida, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that assists thousands of students in South Florida. Fred has served with First Priority for more than 15 years. In recent years, he has been responsible for mobilizing and managing hundreds of volunteers in more than 300 middle and high schools throughout six southern Florida counties. He has also been responsible for helping coordinate fund raising events for the organization.

Treasurer—Don Magee
Don recently retired as the Associate Vice President for Business and Finance with the SBC Executive Committee. Included in his responsibilities was the oversight of receipt and distribution of more than $400 million contributed annually by over 45,000 churches across North America. He also coordinated and oversaw the management of all financial operations, including annual audits, book balancing, and banking responsibilities.

Secretary—Rev. David Forsythe
For over 35 years, David served as pastor in Denver, CO, and in Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA. In addition to his 26 years as an on-call firefighter and chaplain with the Manchester Fire Department, David has broad training and experience in critical incident response. In the wake of the  9/11 attacks, he was deployed to “Ground Zero”  and ministered extensively to FDNY personnel. Following the Boston Marathon bombing of 2014, he also served members of the BFD. David is and active member of the Metro-Boston C.I.S.M. Team for the fire service and the Greater Boston Law Enforcement Officer C.I.S.M. Team.

Director—Andrew Shasha
Andrew has worked in the energy sector for the past 35 years. During this time he has lived on three different continents and in a dozen cities around the world. He is the founder and managing partner of Natural Energy, LLC (NE). NE has, and has had, offices in Ecuador, Mexico, Houston, Argentina, and Connecticut, and works with Fortune 10 companies in helping them develop or grow their business in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Director—Alex Dudley
Alex is Principal of Cloudbreak Communications, a data-driven strategic communications firm created to help executives design, produce, and implement communications strategies with impact. Most recently he was the Senior Vice President of Communications for Charter Communications, a Fortune 100 telecommunications company. Alex had senior roles at Time Warner Cable, where he oversaw all external communications, including financial, crisis, media and social relations. Prior to Time Warner Cable, Alex was a Senior Vice President at Dan Klores Communications, a leading communications firm headquartered in New York.