Diana Goode, Executive Director

Diana has been with the Council since May 2018. She brings 25 years of leadership experience and passion in the nonprofit sector to the important work of raising awareness about problem and responsible gambling. She currently serves as Secretary of the National Council on Problem Gambling’s Affiliates Committee.

Diana previously held executive-level positions with Foodshare, Gifts of Love and Operation Fuel. Community participation and involvement is key to Diana; she has previously served as a board member for the Community Farm of Simsbury, Gackstatter Family Foundation, Avon Land Trust, and Farmington River Watershed.

Diana Goode, Executive Director

Kaitlin Foshay-Brown, Director of Programs & Services

Kaitlin Foshay Brown is a licensed professional counselor, licensed drug and alcohol counselor, internationally certified gambling counselor, and board certified clinical consultant for the National Council on Problem Gambling. She graduated with her undergraduate degree in psychology and sociology and received her master’s in clinical mental health counseling. In her role with the Council, she has facilitated workshops both regionally and nationally for students, providers, seniors, and recovery communities. Kaitlin currently serves on CT Suicide Advisory Board, Women’s Services Practice Improvement Collaborative as well as the National Council on Problem Gambling’s Helpline, Treatment, and Prevention Committees.

Kaitlin previously worked as a therapist for Connecticut Bettor Choice gambling-specific treatment programs, at The Connection Inc. and MCCA. She has experience with inpatient, detoxification, and intensive/outpatient treatment settings with a specialization in the field of co-occurring disorders for over 10 years.

Kaitlin Foshay-Brown, Clinical Helpline & Training Manager

Art Mongillo, Manager of Policy & Communications

Art has been with the Council since May of 2018. He brings to the Council a strong legislative and advocacy background, having worked in a variety of roles over the course of 14 years for the Connecticut state legislature. In his role of Manager of Policy & Communications, Art develops the Council’s legislative agenda and utilizes the organization’s communication platforms to support these efforts, in addition to raising awareness of problem gambling and the availability of treatment options statewide.

He currently Chairs the National Council on Problem Gambling’s (NCPG) Awards Committee and serves on the Prevention Committee and Emerging Trends and Social Media subcommittees.

Art Mongillo, Communications & Prevention Manager