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 2015 - 2016 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 

Sylvia A. Bennett 
Senior VP of Development & Corporate Communications; WNED, Buffalo, NY

Martin J. Berardi  
CEO; Schutte-Buffalo Hammermill, Buffalo, NY

Rev. Michael G. Boughton, S.J.
Assistant for Formation, Maryland and Northeast Provinces of the Society of Jesus; New York, NY

Rev. John T. Butler, S.J.
VP for University Mission and Ministry; 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

Rev. David S. Ciancimino, S.J. 
President; Canisius High School, Buffalo, NY

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

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

Thomas R. Emmerling '75 
Managing Partner; Dopkins & Company LLP, Buffalo, NY

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

Nicholas Fiume '01
President of the Alumni Association Senior Manager; Deloitte & Touche LLP, Williamsville, NY

Rev. Philip A. Florio, S.J. 
Pastor, Superior of the Jesuit Community; Old Saint Joseph's Church, Philadelphia, PA

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

Rev. Brian B. Frain, S.J.
Office of Mission and Ministry; Saint Joseph University, Philadelphia, PA

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

Bernd G. Heinze '78
President & CEO; Heinze Group, LLC, King of Prussia, PA

Rev. D. Scott Hendrickson, S.J.
Assistant Professor of Spanish; Loyola University, Chicago, IL

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

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

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

Anthony M. Masiello ’69, HON ‘96
President;  Masiello, Martucci, Calabrese and Associates, Buffalo, NY

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

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

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

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

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

Cynthia E. Vance  
Partner; Jensen, Marks, Langer & Vance, LLC, Buffalo, NY

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

Lee C. Wortham '79
Chief Operating Officer and Partner; Barrantys, LLC, Buffalo, NY

Officers for the 2014-2015 Canisius College Board of Trustees

Edward Burke Carey '69
Chair 

Christine M. Licata-Culhane '67, MS '71, EDD
Vice Chair 

Erica C. Sammarco ‘00
Secretary
Associate Vice President, Assistant to the President, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY

Marco F. Benedetti, CPA
Treasurer 
Vice President, Business & Finance/Treasurer, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY