Our Board Of Directors

Nancy-Wallace Sohn, Secretary

Nancy Wallace-Sohn is a lifelong resident of West Hartford and a graduate of Central Connecticut State University, with a degree in Communication/public relations and English. The widow of Samuel “Sam” Sohn and a solo parent, she is also a special education ABA paraprofessional at Wolcott elementary school in West Hartford. 

Marty Keena

As a lifelong resident and retired educator of West Hartford, Marty has continued to connect with the community through leadership activities associated with the West Hartford Exchange Club; the University of Virginia Club of Hartford, and Friends of Feeney. All three organizations seek to provide recognition and support to individual students and families who are faced with life-altering challenges.

Matt Heller

Matt Heller is a lifelong resident of Granby, Connecticut and a graduate of Saint Michael’s College with a degree in Media Studies, Journalism, and Digital Arts. He currently works at Berkshire Bank as the Corporate Communications Specialist. Matt is an avid photographer and hiker with a passion for sustainability and innovation.

Jenn Lambert

Jenn Lambert grew up in Andover, Mass. She graduated from the University of New England with a Bachelor’s degree in health science and a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy. She has been a West Hartford resident since 2009 and has worked for the West Hartford Public Schools since 2017 as the occupational therapist at Wolcott, Webster Hill, and Braeburn elementary schools. Jenn rows at Riverfront Recapture and volunteers with the Connecticut Adaptive Rowing Program and the Connecticut Veterans Rowing and Kayaking Program.

Julia Deane

Julia is a junior at Conard High School and has volunteered at Friends of Feeney events, managed the TikTok account, and is now a Student Representative to the Board of Directors. Julia enjoys sports and is a captain for the field hockey team, plays for the golf team, and manages the boys’ basketball teams. She is a member of the Conard Concert Jazz Band, the Director of Unified Theater, and a volunteer for the Unified Sports program.