Alumni Association Board of Directors

Mission Statement

The Canisius College Alumni Association Board of Directors assists the college, and specifically the Office of Alumni Engagement, in achieving its mission to engage alumni in direct and meaningful ways in order to develop a long-term relationship between alumni and alma mater.

General Information

  • The board year runs from July 1 – June 30
  • Three year terms
  • Members can serve up to two successive terms
  • Responsibilities are conducive to fit the busy schedules of working professionals
  • Board members may participate in meetings via telephone
  • The board primarily achieves its goals through the work of its committees
  • Each year, the board recognizes students, faculty and alumni with various awards


To nominate someone for the Board of Directors, please fill out this form and e-mail it to kaspercs@canisius.eduDeadline for nominations is March 7, 2014.

  • The board elects new members in April
  • Those considering board membership should contact the Alumni Office at (716) 888-2700 

Executive Committee

Ann Woloszynski '90, MBA '94, President

Mark J. Manuele '92, First Vice President

Nicholas Fiume '01, Second Vice President

Jennifer S. Farrell '98, Immediate Past President


Board Members

Michael J. Ball '95, Deputy Director, Empire State Development, WNY Region

Judy A. (Trybuszkiewicz) Bassanello '83, Senior Vice President, Citigroup Inc.

Domenico M. Berardi '89, DDS, Doctor of Dental Surgery

Joseph P. Heins '07, Associate, Phillips, Lytle LLP

Michael S. Hofer '08, MBA '10, Financial Analysis Officer, First Niagara Financial Group

Edward J. Kelley '08, Derivatives Clearing Analyst, Citigroup

James E. Knight '83, Licensed Real Estate Broker, Realty USA

Clare (Manuel) Lindauer-Dean '85, CSE, Chairperson, Buffalo Public Schools

Michael J. Masucci Jr. '07, Strategic Account Manager, Future Electronics

Ellen S. (Luetze) Musialowski '08, Accounting Manager, Prazair, Inc

Susan M. (Colmerauer) Polvino '82, Vice President- Investment Research, Citigroup Inc.

Jeffrey M. Priore '83, Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo

Lisa M. (Campieri) Pugliese '89, Director, Office of Public Housing, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Kathleen M. Sellers '94, Asst. Vice President and Counsel, Charles J. Sellers & Co., Inc.

Steven P. Siffringer '94, Specialty Sales Representative, Grifols Theraputics Inc.

Jennifer L. (Johnson) Smith '91, MBA '93, Clinical Sales Specialist, Gastroenterology WNY, Inwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Pauline C. Will '93, Attorney/Partner, Watson & Bennett

Jack Wujcik '70, Retired Teacher, Adjunct, Genesee Community College



Brock J. Wilkinson '14, Student Representative, USA President