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