Welcome Carolyn Fink and Margaret Boissoneau to the Board of Directors, and Attorney Nilda Negron-Torres to the Staff!

August 12, 2021

Welcome Carolyn Fink and Margaret Boissoneau to the Board of Directors, and Attorney Nilda Negron-Torres to the Staff!

Carolyn Fink is a public school teacher in Farmington. CT. A mother of two daughters, she has spent over 20 years serving the children and families of Farmington. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Education and advanced degrees in Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Leadership. She is passionate about supporting children and families both in and out of school, and believes that stable families support social emotional wellbeing and academic growth. She is proud to support the mission and the vision of the Children’s LAW Center.

Margaret Boissoneau (Peggy) is a leader at Raytheon Technologies and has extensive finance and technical experience. She is currently responsible for world-wide integration, monitoring and controls including risk management. This includes Cybersecurity and transformation planning (including operational impacts of COVID-19). Peggy has volunteered for the Finance, Community Relations and Strategic Planning committees of the Town and County Club in Hartford and served on The American Heart Association Mission and Governance Board Committees, the Board of the Lupus Foundation, Casey Foundation, Children’s Law Center Board and UCONN Foundation. Her hobbies include Travel, Ballooning, Golf and Skiing.

Attorney Nilda Negron-Torres graduated from Wesleyan University with honors, with a BA from the College of Social Studies (an interrelated major in politics, economics, history and philosophy). She has been practicing law for over 25 years, earning her law degree from University of Connecticut School of Law. Prior to joining The Children’s LAW Center, Attorney Negron had her own general practice and worked primarily with the Office of Public Defenders in the Child Protection Unit and Probate Court in the children’s unit advocating for the rights of children and indigent parents. Attorney Negron has experience in aspects of Probate, Bankruptcy, Real Estate and Family Law. She is excited to join The Children’s LAW Center and continue advocating for the rights of children in the family court.  In her spare time, Attorney Negron enjoys quality time with her daughter and extended family, and also hiking, traveling and reading a good book.