Our Team

Our EFNEP Community Educators have been specially trained in nutrition education. Using the most up to date, scientific based lessons, you will gain the knowledge and learn the skills you need so that you can take control of your health.

We can also help connect you with additional resources from other local agencies, including federal food programs.

Supervisor

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 NameTitleEmail
Image place holderSharon GrayCooperative Extension Educator
EFNEP Supervisor

Sharon.gray@uconn.edu

Team

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 NameTitleEmail
Erica-BenvenuitErica BenvenutiRegistered Dietitian
Community Nutrition Educator

erica.benvenuti@uconn.edu
Angela CalderaAngela CalderaProgram Assistant
Educational Outreach

angela.caldera@uconn.edu
Image place holderLinda Drakelinda.drake@uconn.edu
Image place holderToni Ellistoni.ellis@uconn.edu
Image place holderDoris Littledoris.little@uconn.edu
Image place holderHeather PeaseNutrition Outreach Educator
heather.pease@uconn.edu
Heather PeracchioHeather PeracchioMS, RDN, Assistant Extension Educator
heather.peracchio@uconn.edu
Umekia TaylorUmekia TaylorMS, RDN, CDN
EFNEP Associate Educator

umekia.taylor@uconn.edu
Dianisi TorresDianisi TorresNutrition Outreach Educator
dianisi.torres@uconn.edu
Image place holderZoraida Velazquezzoraida.velazquez@uconn.edu

Volunteers

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 NameTitleEmail
Mika CalderaJessika CalderaVolunteer Designer & Developer
mika.caldera@gmail.com