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

Ben K. Wells, MBA '82
Vice Chair 

Erica C. Sammarco ‘00

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