Executive Team

Rev. Roosevelt Ewell


Rev Roosevelt Ewell is the founder of Serving All Vessels Equally, Inc., (S.A.V.E.) established in 2004. He has served as the board’s President since its incorporation.  He is also the Senior Pastor of the Canaan Institutional Baptist Church in the City of Norwalk, CT since September 1998.


He has a profound love and commitment for the youth of this city and has served on various nonprofit boards and committees.  Just to list a few; New Hope Baptist Church prison ministry for 25 plus years, Amos House (a transitional home for homeless families),  AIDS Project of Greater Danbury, Inter-Faith AIDS Ministry, Danbury Mentor Program and Pathways of Danbury. His life has been committed to serving others, with the hope to improve, change or transform a life.


Rev Ewell has given valuable leadership to the S.A.V.E. Board, witnessing a tremendous growth and development. Under his leadership the board has continued to “shape and fine tune” the organization’s Strategic Plan and Development Program.


"I seek to bring before the board a wealth of knowledge and trained professionals that will give us priceless information for guiding and equipping our Board of Directors and staff.  I also seek to improve our mentor relationships with mentees and parents. It is my goal to enrich and diversify the board by preparing ourselves for the great work that awaits us."  


It gives me great pleasure to introduce you to S.A.V.E. and my hope is that you have been encouraged and will commit to work in partnership to serve our youth. Your continued support will be greatly appreciated.

Pamela George

Executive Director

In August 2018, Pamela Y. George was appointed Executive Director of Serving All Vessels Equally, Incorporated in Norwalk, Connecticut. Pamela is a trained clinical therapist with over 30 years in higher education and executive leadership.


Additionally, Pamela is an adjunct professor of Psychology at the University of Bridgeport and the lead education specialist/coordinator for peer-assisted support services and Supplemental Instruction at Norwalk Community College. 


Prior to working in Fairfield County, Pamela spent 18 years as Assistant Dean of Yale College in New Haven, CT. From 1999-2010 she served as Assistant Dean of Students and Director of the Afro-American Cultural Center where she oversaw all aspects of Black student life and alumni relations at Yale,  provided academic advising to a broad-range of freshmen and sophomores, coordinated the Freshmen Ethnic Counselor Program, served as founding member of the Freshman Scholars at Yale committee for first generation students and inaugural chair of the Intercultural Affairs Committee, directed the Beckman Science Scholars and the Science, Technology and Research Scholars program, (STARS) as well as coordinated the Amy Rossborough Fellowship at the Women’s Center.  In the fall of 2010, Pamela was promoted to Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs where she served as Secretary and Convener for the Yale College Executive Committee - the student conduct and disciplinary board, Chair of Reinstatement/Readmission and Director of the Transfer Student Program.


Previously, Pamela worked extensively within psychology and therapeutic practice. In her hometown of Oakland, California, she worked in the Office of Academic Advising at Support Services at Saint Mary’s College of California, directed the Adolescent Family Life Program for Pregnant and Parenting Teens through Maternal and Child Health in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties and provided clinical services to adolescents and families throughout the Bay Area.

Nicol Ayers

Check & Connect Coordinator

Nicol Ayers is a native of Norwalk CT with over 15 years of experience in the Human Services/Youth Service fields. She attended the University of Connecticut, Storrs and finished her degree at Sacred Heart University, Fairfield where she obtained a Bachelors in Science in Political Science with a Minor in Psychology. Nicol is currently at Sacred Heart University in the Master of Public Administration program.


As the SOAR Benefits Liaison for Fairfield County she oversaw the training of individuals in community-based agencies to assist clients with obtaining both state and federal benefits. Nicol received extensive training while she worked for DCF running the residential facility in adolescent behavior and treatment programs, family reunification, life skills development and mental health assessments. Prior to that she worked as the Youth Service Coordinator for NEON Inc where she facilitated all year round programming for school age children.


Nicol is active in local politics and sits on different boards throughout the City of Norwalk. She is the director of a Christian based youth outreach ministry as well.

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