Board of Directors

Scott Barnard – Scott joined the board in 2018. Scott and his family moved to New Canaan in the 1980s. He is a former executive vice president of sales and distribution for Champion International. Scott has his own consulting and paper distribution business. Scott is Co-Director of Operatins for Getabout.

David Holman – Dave has been a member of the board since 2015. Dave is a retired audit partner of Ernst & Young, where he worked for 40 years.  Dave and his wife, Fran, have lived in New Canaan for 15 years. David is Treasurer of GetAbout.

Jonathan Bitting – Jonathan joined the GetAbout board in 2012 and serves as Board Chair. Jono is a retired portfolio manger from Morgan Stanley. He and his wife, Lisa raised two children in New Canaan and have lived in town for more than 30 years.

Kevin McMahon – Kevin is a retired partner of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP. Previously he had been chief patent counsel at Schlumberger Limited. He and his wife, Ellen have been New Canaan residents for the past 8+ years. He is also active in Future 5. Ketin is Director of Legal Affairs and grant writer for GetAbout.

Robin Busch – Robin has been a member of the GetAbout board since 2007. A long-term resident of New Canaan, Robin is a managing partner at SPP Capital Partners. Robin is Fundraising Chair for GetAbout.

Daniel J. McEvoy – Dan joined the GetAbout board in 2015. He is the former president of the Parenting Skills Center in Stamford, past president of the Exchange Club of New Canaan, and former treasurer of the First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan.  Dan is a retired commodities trading specialist. He and his wife Dede have lived in New Canaan for 20 years. Dan is Secretary for GetAbout.

David Cattrell – Dave joined the GetAbout board in 2013. He is a retired managing director of Citigroup. Dave serves as Chair of the GetAbout Investment Committee.  

Rick Nietsch – Eric (known as Rick) joined the board in 2018. He is a retired financial executive, having been most recently the treasurer of White & Case LLP. He and his wife, Patti, raised two children in New Canaan and have lived here for 35 years. Rick manages the relationship with the hospitals for GetAbout.

Matt Hannon – Matt joined the board in 2017. Matt has extensive experience as a CEO of a middle market manufacturing concern and in corporate finance.  Matt and his wife, Paula live in New Canaan and have 2 grown sons. Matt is Co-Director of Operations of GetAbout.

William Post – Bill joined the board in 2018 having recently retired from a 28-year career with the AmeriCares Foundation where he served as vice president of finance and treasurer.  A life-long sailor, Bill is currently Commodore of the Norwalk Yacht Club. He has lived in New Canaan for 35 years. Bill manages our office scheduling program and operational database.

Colleen Harkey – Colleen joined the board in 2016. Colleen previously held positions at UBS and Cowen & Co. and for the past 10 years has worked with nonprofits in development. She also services as the president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Fairfield County Chapter. Colleen and her family have lived in New Canaan for over 20 years. Colleen is Director of Marketing for GetAbout.

Betsy Sue Shannon – Betsy Sue joined the board in 2011. Formerly an attorney and CPA with the Bank of New York, Betsy Sue retired after her second child was born. Betsy Sue and her husband, Marty, have lived in New Canaan for 18 years. As Assistant Treasurer, Betsy files our annual form 990 with the IRS.