About Canisius

About Canisius

Board of Trustees

The Canisius College Board of Trustees formulates and recommends policy to Canisius College President John J. Hurley. Members are appointed to three-year terms.  Members for the 2013 - 2014 academic year include:

Larry Aiello, Jr ‘71
Retired President & CEO; Corning Cable Systems LLC; Conover, NC

Teresa M. Amabile PhD, '72
Edsel Bryant Ford Professor of Business Administration; Harvard Business School; Boston, MA 

Rev. Michael G. Boughton, S.J.
Director, Center for Ignatian Spirituality, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

Edward Burke Carey, '69
Chair of the Board of Trustees
President, Carey Realty Investments, Inc.; Columbus, OH

Joseph J. Castiglia '55, HON ‘94
Emeritus; West Falls, NY

Ann E. Celani ‘74
Retired Chief Financial Officer; Spearhead Transportation Services, Inc.; Blasdell, NY

Nelson D. Civello ‘67
Former President of the Fixed Income; Capital Markets Group of Dain Rauscher, Inc.;
Retired Professor of Finance; Canisius College; Buffalo, NY

John R. Connolly '72
Executive VP/Chief Financial Officer; Tecomet, Inc; Wilmington, MA

Rev. Joseph S. Costantino, S.J.
President; Canisius High School; Buffalo, NY
Rector; Canisius Jesuit Community; Buffalo, NY                                                     

Rev. Rocco C. Danzi, S.J.
Director of Campus Ministry; Saint Peter's University; Jersey City, NJ

Hon. Mary Grace Diehl ‘74
US Bankruptcy Judge; US Office of Courts; Atlanta, GA

Michael A. Ervolina, Jr '79
President, Valu Home Centers Inc.; Buffalo, NY 

Lenora B. Foote-Beavers '92
Support Magistrate; Erie County Family Court; Buffalo, NY

Rev. Brian B. Frain, S.J.
Religious Studies Teacher; St. Joseph Preparatory School; Philadelphia, PA

Rev. Louis T. Garaventa, S.J.
History Teacher; Xavier High School; New York, NY 

Richard N. Gilbert, Jr MD '84
Urologic Surgeon; WNY Urology Associates, LLC; Cheektowaga, NY

Anthony B. Habib ‘95
Former President & CEO; Petri Baking Products; Silver Creek, NY

Joseph M. Hassett, PhD ‘64
Of Counsel; Hogan Lovells US,  LLP; Washington, DC

John J. Hurley ‘78  Ex Officio
President; Canisius College; Buffalo, NY

Christine M. Licata-Culhane ’67, MS ’71, EDD
Senior Associate Provost; Rochester Institute of Technology; Rochester, NY

Alfred F. Luhr III ‘68
Senior Vice President & Business; Banking Market Manager-WNY; M&T Bank; Buffalo, NY

Rocco J. Maggiotto ’72, MBA ‘79
Director and CEO; PWRcierge LLC; Hawthorne, NY

Joseph D. McDonald
President & CEO; Catholic Health System; Buffalo, NY

Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J.
President; Fordham University; Bronx, NY

Michael J. Montante ‘91
Vice President; Uniland Development Co.; Amherst, NY

Acea M. Mosey, Esq. ‘92
Partner; Mosey Persico LLP; Buffalo, NY

Kenneth F. Myszka ‘70
President & Chief Operating Officer; Sovran Self Storage, Inc.; Buffalo, NY

Rev. Leo O’Donovan, S.J.
President Emeritus of Georgetown University;
Visiting Lecturer; Union Theological Seminary; New York, NY

Ronald A. Raccuia '90
President; Integrity Office/ADPRO Sports; Buffalo, NY 

James E. Sherwood, PhD '68
Retired Executive Dean/Campus CEO; Suffolk Community College; Selden, NY 

Dennis F. Strigl ‘74 HON '11
Retired President/Chief Operating Officer;Verizon Communications; Princeton, NJ

Rev. Michael F. Tunney, S.J.
Director of Mission & Identity; Canisius College; Buffalo, NY

Lawrence J. Vilardo '77
Partner; Connors & Vilardo LLP; Buffalo, NY 

Ben K. Wells, MBA '82
Vice Chair, Board of Trustees 
Former Executive VP & CFO; Burger King Holdings, Inc; Youngstown, NY

Ann L. Woloszynski '90, MBA '94 Ex Officio 
President of the Alumni Association                                                                              Administrative Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management; M&T Bank; Buffalo, NY

Officers for the 2013-2014 Canisius College Board of Trustees

Edward Burke Carey '69
Chair 

Ben K. Wells, MBA '82
Vice Chair 

Erica C. Sammarco ‘00
Secretary 

Patrick E. Richey
Treasurer 
Vice President for Business & Finance/Treasurer at Canisius.