About Canisius

About Canisius

Board of Regents

The Canisius College Board of Regents serves as an advisory group to Canisius President John J. Hurley and the college's Board of Trustees. The Board of Regents is made up of 35 members who are appointed to three-year terms.

Members for the 2014-2015 academic year include:

Martin J. Berardi ’79, Chair of the Board of Regents
Retired President, Medical Devices Group, Moog Inc.

Rocco Lucente II ’80, JD, Vice Chair of the Board or Regents
President, Cohen & Lombardo P.C.

Timothy P. Balkin ’81, Treasurer & Group Vice President, Moog Inc.

John P. Belbas ’82, DDS, Dentist-Owner

Kurt C. Bingeman ’71, President and Owner, Russell Bond & Co. Inc.

Catherine A. Bolz ’85, MBA ’89, Executive Client Relationship Manager, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Jill K. Bond ’82, JD, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Rich Products Corporation

Salvatore M. Calandra ’80, MD, Cardiologist/Physician, Cardiology Group of WNY

John P. Comerford ’90, JD ’95, Attorney, Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC

Paul T. Courtney ’94, President, The Buffalo Group

Bonnie L. Cywinski ’87, Client Services Director, Leveraging Technology

James F. Dentinger ’83, MBA ’94, President, McGuire Development Co, LLC

Deborah A. DiMatteo, MBA ’88, Vice President, M&T Bank Corporation

Annette M. Dispenza-Kajtoch ’88, MBA ’90, Senior Vice President, First Niagara Bank

Mark G. Evans ’83, Director of Global Leadership & Organizational Development, Colgate-Palmolive Company

Fidelma L. Fitzpatrick ’91, Attorney, Motley Rice LLC

Andrew L. Fors ’95, MS ’98, Partner, Summer Street Capital Partners LLC

Michael M. Gilbert ’90, Vice President of Public and Community Relations, Buffalo Sabres

Mary Perna Greenwald ’84, MBA ’96, Financial Advisor, Perna Greenwald Group, Morgan Stanley

Albert E. Gress ’85, Vice President, Business Development, TransGlobe Energy

Amy Hoffman ’82, President/Co-Founder, Rooster Hill Vineyards

Michael P. Hughes ’94, Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Kaleida Health

John J. Hurley ’78, President, Canisius College (Ex-officio)

John W. Koessler III, Owner, Jack’s Music

James E. McNicholas ’68, MSEd ’97, Retired LTC United States Army

Wendy L. Montante ’89, Director, Read to Succeed Buffalo

Brian M. Murphy ’95, Partner, Lawley Benefits Group LLC

David L. Noto ’76, Vice President, M&T Insurance Agency Inc.

Rebecca R. Reeder, Principal, Nardin Academy High School

Michael J. Ryan ’64, LLB, Partner, Cosgrove Law Firm

James J. Rzad ’70, MBA ’75, Retired Financial Executive

Maureen T. Schmitt, Chief Executive Officer, Schmitt Sales, Inc.

Scott L. Sroka ’94, Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office/Department of Justice

William C. Thuman ’73, CFP, Senior Vice President, Thuman Group, RBC Wealth Management

Paul V. Vukelic, President and Chief Operating Officer, Try-It Distributing Co., Inc., Balkan Beverage, LLC


Edward Burke Carey ’69, Chair, Board of Trustees, President, Carey Realty Investments, Inc.

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

Dianna Civello, Secretary to the Board of Regents, Associate Vice President, Institutional Advancement, Canisius College

William M. Collins, Vice President, Institutional Advancement, Canisius College

Kathleen Davis, Vice President, Enrollment Management, Canisius College

Terri L. Mangione, PhD, Vice President, Student Affairs, Canisius College

Richard A. Wall ’78, PhD, Vice President, Academic Affairs, Canisius College

Nicholas Fiume ’01, First Vice President, Alumni Association, Senior Manager, Deloitte, & Touche LLP

John M. Solak ’15, President, Undergraduate Student Association, Canisius College