The Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut (CGC) welcomes three new board members — Anne T. Fountain, Stephanie Johnson, and Margaret A. O’Neal. CGC’s Board of Directors is dedicated to the agency’s mission of improving the mental and behavioral health of children and teens through treatment, education, and community support.

Ms. Fountain has been working in the public health field for over 25 years. She started her career as a health planner for the Health Systems Agency of New York City, working in the area of HIV, substance abuse, and primary care.  She also worked as a health analyst and public health epidemiologist, for the past six years as the Director of Health & Social Services for the City of Stamford, CT.  Ms. Fountain is currently working in the private sector. She received her Bachelor of Science from Southern Connecticut State University and her Master of Public Health from the University of Connecticut, School of Medicine.

Ms. Johnson returns to the CGC board after a long hiatus. She is currently the Director of Finance with Norwalk-based Akademos. Her previous employers include Novitex, Home Team Marketing, Turnaround for Children, and Fortune Brands, among others. Ms. Johnson earned her Bachelor of Arts in English and Music from Oberlin College, and her Master of Business Administration in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business. She has an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Public Accounting from Pace University’s Lubin School of Business.

For several years, Ms. O’Neal served on CGC’s Event Committee, helping the agency plan and execute its annual gala. She is a residential real estate attorney in private practice. Margaret was a Partner at Cummings & Lockwood in both the Stamford and Greenwich locations, and an Associate at the Stamford firm of Diserio, Martin, O’Connor & Castiglioni.  She has a special interest in financing, lender compliance and environmental issues. She earned her Bachelors of Arts from Franklin & Marshall College and her Law degree from Fordham University School of Law.