Canisius Board of Trustees Appoints Four New Members

BUFFALO, NY – The Canisius College Board of Trustees appointed four new members on July 1. The new members fill outgoing positions and serve three-year terms. The Canisius College Board of Trustees formulates and recommends policy to Canisius President John J. Hurley. The new Board of Trustees members are:

  • Rev. John T. Butler, S.J., vice president for university mission and ministry at Boston College;
  • Bernd G. Heinze ’78, president and chief executive officer of The Heinze Group;
  • Rev. D. Scott Hendrickson, S.J., assistant professor of Spanish and Graduate Program Director at Loyola University Chicago; and
  • Lee C. Wortham ’79, partner at Barrantys LLC.

Officers for the 2014-2015 Canisius College Board of Trustees are Chair Edward Burke Carey ’69, president and chief executive officer of Carey Realty Investments Inc. in Columbus, OH; Vice Chair Ben K. Wells MBA ’82, former chief financial officer at the Burger King Corporation; Secretary Erica C. Sammarco ’00, assistant to the president of Canisius College; and Treasurer Marco F. Benedetti, vice president for business and finance.

One of 28 Jesuit universities in the nation, Canisius is the premier private university in Western New York.