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 2014 - 2015 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.
Assistant for Formation, Maryland, New England and New York 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

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

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.
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

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

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
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

Mark J. Manuele '92
President of the Alumni Association
Assistant VP & Portfolio Underwriter; First Niagara Financial Group, Buffalo, 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

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, Lincoln, NE

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

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 

Ben K. Wells, MBA '82
Vice Chair 

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

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