OUR BOARD

 Founder

Harriet Cordelia (Ceia) Webb

Ceia’s entrepreneurial spirit and drive to help others led her to establish Rebuilding Together Litchfield County in 2003.  Ceia was the backbone of the organization raising funds, recruiting volunteers, creating teams to complete repairs and assisting homeowners with the application.  Her hard work and dedication allowed Rebuilding Together Litchfield County volunteers to repair more than 240 homes for seniors, people with disabilities and fixed income homeowners.

Executive Director

Nancy Rebehn

Appointed to the position of Executive Director after the passing of the founder of Rebuilding Together Litchfield County, Ceia Webb, in 2019.  Nancy brings to the organization her expertise in assisting people in need.  She retired from the USDA, Rural Development, after 29 1/2 years, where she assisted in providing safe, warm and healthy housing to people in need.  Nancy volunteered first as a worker with our organization but quickly moved up to house captain and then as a member to our Board of Directors.

Executive Committee

Michael Bogues

Chairman

House Captain Trainer

Michael is an independent licensed contractor, active chairman of the board, and our house captain trainer.

Tom Voytek

Vice-Chairman

Materials Chairman

Uses his professional expertise as Project manager of Waterbury roofing company Heritage Systems.

Heidi Haug

Secretary

Howard Senior, Jr.

Treasurer

Board Members

Frances Chamberlain

Press Liaison

Author, journalist, and college English instructor. She joined the Board of Rebuilding Together Litchfield County                  in 2016 spreading the word about the organization and helping with media relations.

Frederik F. Erikson

Website Team Member

Webster Bank's Deputy General Counsel and avid do-it-yourself practitioner. Fred brings his work ethic and legal expertise to the Board.

John Matta

Volunteer Chairman

John is responsible for our high percentage of skilled craftsman volunteers, bringing his long-standing record of community service and networking abilities to the Board.  John is a previous RBTLC Volunteer of the Year award recipient.

Cordelia Schoen

Initial Contact RBTLC Representative

Website Team Member

Cordelia has assisted her grandmother, Founder, Ceia Webb, since this affiliate was founded in 2003, and still serves with us today as a board member.  She is currently pursuing her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work at Western Connecticut State University.

Jeffery Vill

While volunteering his time with Rebuilding Together Litchfield County,  Jeff holds a full time position with Gregor Technologies in Torrington CT, formerly Pitney Bowes as Technical Advisor. Member of the New Milford Sewer Commission. Jeff Brings his multiple talents as an Engineer and accomplished DIY to the Board.

David Oliver

David holds a full time position as a commercial and residential loan officer with National Iron Bank.  He is also an active member of the community.  He presently belongs to many committees such as taking on an active role in the office of City of Torrington Personnel Committee, Chair of the Tottington Street Light Committee.  He is a member of the Rotary Club and the Litchfield Lions Club.  David is a graduate of Litchfield High School and received a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology from Endicott College.  

Advisory Board

Dennis Carter

Site Selection Chairman

Former Board Chairman and Treasurer. He is our first ‘eyes on’ skilled volunteer and has served since 2004.

Michael Gawel

Owner-Operator of Gawel & Sons Construction, Mike is a CT licensed Septic Installer & Home Improvement Contractor with skills as a welder, insulation foundation expert and landscaper.

Tegan S Gawel

Permit Liaison

Safety Lead

A Certified Paralegal and Notary Public, Tegan brings her long-time legal expertise and her gift of volunteerism to the Board. She is responsible for obtaining needed permits. Tegan is also President of Templeton Farms Board of Directors in Kent.

Steve Waschak

Homeowner Assessment Chair

Website Team Member

An It Support Specialist by trade and volunteer with Rebuilding Together since 2005. A member of the Advisory Board since 2015. Instrumental in implementing the “25 Health and Safety Priorities” inspections prior to Rebuild Day. The inspections focus attention on significant hazards, guide the design of repairs and provides a checklist for homeowners.