Canisius College Board of Trustees Appoints Three New Members

September 3, 2019


BUFFALO, NY - The Canisius College Board of Trustees appointed three new members to fill outgoing positions. The new members will 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:

  • Susan M. Polvino ’82, director of Buffalo Research and Global Insights for Citi and president of the Alumni Association; 


  • Timothy T. Tevens, managing director of T Cubed Enterprise LLC and retired president and CEO of Columbus McKinnon; and 


  • Laura A. Zaepfel ’86, vice president for corporate relations at Uniland Development Company.



Officers for the 2019-20 Canisius College Board of Trustees are Chair Lee C. Wortham ’79, partner with Barrantys LLC; Vice Chair Nancy W. Ware ’78, MBA ’85, president of EduKids; Secretary Erica C. Sammarco ’00, associate vice president and assistant to the president of Canisius College; and Treasurer Marco F. Benedetti, vice president for business and finance at Canisius.

One of 27 Jesuit universities in the nation, Canisius is the premier private university in Western New York.