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Advisory Board

Thank you to these community members who provide guidance and advocacy for the WNY STEM Hub.

  • Cheri Alvarez, MS,Chief Program Officer, Compeer of Greater Buffalo

  • William Andrews, President & Managing Director, Monofrax

  • Sharon Belton-Cottman, Board President, Buffalo Public Schools Board of Education

  • Robert Bennett, New York State Regents Chancellor Emeritus

  • Nick Canaple, Engineer, MOOG, Inc.

  • Christine Carr, Executive Director of Computers for Children

  • Dr. Craig Clark, Vice President for Economic Development, SUNY Alfred State

  • Peter Coleman, Executive Director, Buffalo-Niagara Manufacturing Alliance

  • Dr. Wayne Gall, Regional Entomologist, NYS Department of Health

  • Dr. Christine Givner, Dean of the College of Education, SUNY Fredonia

  • Heather Gresham, Esq., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Director Talent Acquisition, BlueCross BlueShield of WNY/BlueShield of Northeastern NY

  • Dr. David Hilmey, Dean of Arts & Sciences, St. Bonaventure University

  • Christine E.B. Howard, President & Owner, E.B. Howard Consulting

  • John Jakubowski, Workforce Development Consultant for Science, Technology & Advanced Manufacturing Park

  • Andrew Kornacki, Chief of Public Affairs, Army Corps of Engineers

  • Kenneth Kujawa, Regional Manager, National Grid

  • Ricky Luthra, Associate, Rupp, Baase, Pfalzgraf, Cunningham Attorneys

  • Dr. Gene Morse, Co-Director SUNY Global Health Institute, Director, UB Center for Integrated Global Health Sciences, Director, Translational Pharmacology Research Core (Hub Steward)

  • Derek Mosher, CISA, Vice President & IT Audit Manager, M&T Bank

  • Dr. David O’Rourke, District Superintendent, Erie #2 BOCES

  • John Partsch, Market Lead, K-12, Siemens

  • Dr. Wendy Paterson, Dean of the School of Education, Buffalo State College

  • Dawn Peters, Assistant Deputy Director, Central Library Services, Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

  • Dr. Suzanne Rosenblith, Dean, Graduate School of Education, University at Buffalo

  • Jean Schrader, Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics at Jamestown Community College

  • John E. Shinn, Director, United Steelworkers, District 4

  • John Ticco, Executive Vice President, Campus Construction, Inc.

  • Todd Tranum, President, Manufacturing Association of the Southern Tier; President/CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce; President/CEO of Dream It! Do It! WNY

  • Keith Vona, Partner, Richmond Vona Law Firm

  • Michael Weiner, President, United Way of Buffalo & Erie County

  • Marisa Wigglesworth, Executive Director, Buffalo Museum of Science

  • Alison Wilcox, CEO, Girl Scouts of WNY

  • Dr. John Williams, Dean of the School of Architecture, Management and Engineering Technology, SUNY Alfred State

  • William Zografos, AIA, NCARB, LEED-AP, CDT, CCAA, Sr. Program Manager, Savarino Companies

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