SHELTON — Adam’s House recently appointed a new board president and four new board members to lead the nonprofit center, which offers free educational and peer-support programs to grieving children and families in Connecticut.

Adam’s House Founder and Executive Director Allison Wysota said she is excited to welcome new board president Adam Lewis and board members Donna Nayden, Lance Y. Troh, Cindy Dunlop and Rayna Salemme to guide the future development of Adam’s House. They join returning board members Marc Fontaine (sponsorships/donor relations), Erin Gorman Kirk (grants), and Susan O’Reilly (media relations).

“Our board represents the best in our community — committed, caring individuals who have a heart for our mission,” said Wysota in a news release. “Their educational and career backgrounds are diverse and impressive, including expertise in psychology, law, public health, nursing, healthcare management and strategic business planning. I think their talents and energies will kindle new ideas for Adam’s House to grow in exciting new ways.”