Resident to chair non-profit group serving immigrants and refugees

The International Institute of Connecticut recently elected Barbara Green as chair of the Board of Directors.
IICONN is a state-wide non-profit agency providing legal and social services for immigrants and refugees.
Green has served on the Board of Directors for the International Institute of Connecticut since 2009 and most recently served as secretary. Green, a member of the Green & Gross law firm in Bridgeport since 1990, is a member of professional organizations including the Bridgeport Bar Association, having previously served as chairperson of its estates and probate section, and the Connecticut Bar Association, in which she is a member of the trusts and estates and elder sections.
Green is involved in many other community organizations. She has long served on the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven's Board of Directors and was president of the Jewish Federation’s Women’s Division.
Green lives in Milford. She graduated with honors from Connecticut College in 1976 and earned a Master’s Degree from the University of Connecticut School Of Social Work in 1978 and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 1985.
“IIConn does good and important work that not only benefits the individuals that we serve but also our community at large, “said Green. “ I am honored to be able to serve as chairperson and I look forward to being part of IIConn's next chapter.”
Jane Norgren, also of Milford, is the outgoing chair, and will serve as vice-chair under Green. Jim Rulmyr was elected secretary, and Youseff Boutros will continue as treasurer. Boutros is also a Milford resident.