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 34 members who are appointed to three-year terms.
Members for the 2015-2016 academic year include:
Rocco Lucente II ’80, JD, Chair of the Board or Regents President, Cohen & Lombardo P.C.
Deborah A. DiMatteo, MBA ’88, Vice Chair of the Board of Regents Vice President, M&T Bank Corporation
Timothy P. Balkin ’81, Treasurer and Group Vice President, Moog Inc.
Kurt C. Bingeman ’71, President and Owner, Russell Bond & Co. Inc.
Catherine A. Bolz ’85, MBA ’89, Global Head of Benefits, Bloomberg LP
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
Michael G. Christiano ’83, Owner, Left Bank Restaurant
Paul J. Cienki ’79, Vice President of Government Accounting and Compliance, Honeywell International
John P. Comerford, Partner, Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC
Paul T. Courtney ’94, President, The Buffalo Group
Bonnie L. Cywinski ’87, Director, Toca Travel
Annette M. Dispenza-Kajtoch ’88, MBA ’90, Senior Vice President, First Niagara Bank
Elizabeth A. Edbauer ’87, Community Volunteer
Mark G. Evans ’83, Director of Global Leadership & Organizational Development, Colgate-Palmolive Company
Andrew L. Fors, President, FHI
Michael M. Gilbert ’90, Vice President of Public and Community Relations, Buffalo Sabres
Mary Perna Greenwald ’84, MBA ’96, CFP, Financial Advisor, Perna Greenwald Group, Morgan Stanley
Albert E. Gress ’85, Vice President, Business Development, TransGlobe Energy
Amy E. 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
Edward W. McGrogan ’88, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller, Discover Financial Services
James E. McNicholas ’68, MSEd ’97, Retired LTC United States Army
Wendy L. Montante ’89, Community Volunteer
Brian M. Murphy ’95, Partner, Lawley Benefits Group LLC
David L. Noto ’76, Vice President, M&T Insurance Agency Inc.
Maureen T. Schmitt, Chief Executive Officer, Schmitt Sales, Inc.
James P. Schnell ’95, Partner, Mengel Metzger Barr & Company LLP
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
Stephen M. Ulrich ’88, Owner, Granite Spine LLC
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 B. Davis, Vice President, Enrollment Management, Canisius College
Terri L. Mangione, PhD, Vice President, Student Affairs, Canisius College
Margaret C. McCarthy, ’87, PhD, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Judy A. (Trybuszkiewicz) Bassanello ’83, First Vice President of the Alumni Association Board
Richard J. Kubiak ’16, President, Undergraduate Student Association, Canisius College