Support Staff

Christina Emery
Executive Director

Christina joined Brooker Memorial in 2024 and is excited to lead an organization dedicated to children’s health, wellness, and success. She brings over 20 years of community and non-profit experience to the role, formerly serving as the Director of Economic Development for the City of Torrington, the Director of Development for LARC, and Executive Director of Prime Time House.  Christina believes in giving back to her community and actively volunteers on the board of directors for Rotary Club of the Torrington/Winsted Areas, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, and the Torrington Development Corporation. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Management from Simmons College and a Master of Arts in Public Policy from Trinity College. Christina and her husband Jason reside in Harwinton and have two children, a son enlisted in the United States Navy, and a daughter at Lewis S. Mills High School.

Tom Lopardo

Tom recently retired, after 28 years, from the City of Torrington Public Works department. He was a mason and road crew foreman. Tom graduated from Wolcott Tech with a degree in HVAC. He has 3 grown children. His hobbies are fishing and antique cars.