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 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