Administrative Directory

Board of Trustees 2018-2019

Lee C. Wortham ‘79 Chair
John R. Connolly ’72 Vice Chair
Marco F. Benedetti, Treasurer
Erica C. Sammarco ’00, Secretary
John J. Hurley ’78, ex officio
Martin J. Berardi ‘79
Catherine A. Bolz '85, MBA '89

Rev. John T. Butler, SJ
Rev. David S. Ciancimino, SJ
Kimberly A. DeTrask '95
Christopher P. Devine '98
Thomas R. Emmerling ‘75
Rev. Philip A. Florio, SJ
Richard N. Gilbert, Jr. ’84, MD
Rev. D. Scott Hendrickson, SJ
Stephen F. Jackson '82
Christopher M. Kelly '83
Francis M. Lazarus '66, PhD
Mark J. Lema '72 MD, PhD
Christopher F. Malof MBA '96
Robert H. Maloney ‘71
Anthony M. Masiello ’69 HON ‘96
James E. McNicholas, Jr. '68, MSED '97
Acea M. Mosey '92
Ellen S. Musialowski '08, ex-officio
David J. Nasca ‘79
Rev. Cyril P. Opeil, SJ
Marya J. Propis '91
Anthony F. Shelley '84
Rev. Thomas R. Slon, SJ
Michael J. Todaro
Rev. Michael F. Tunney, SJ
Cynthia E. Vance
Rev. Jeffrey P. vonArx, SJ
Nancy W. Ware ’78 MBA ‘85
Lillie V. Wiley-Upshaw '91
 

Board of Regents 2017-2018

Annette M . Dispenza-Kajtoch '88, MBA ’90, Chair
Brian M. Murphy ’95, Vice Chair
Sandra A. Miller, Secretary
Timothy P. Balkin ’81
Catherine A. Bolz '85, MBA '90
Salvatore M. Calandra ’80, MD
Michael G. Christiano ’83
Paul J. Cienki ’79
Vincent D. Clark '97
John P. Comerford
Paul T. Courtney ’94
Bonnie L. Cywinski ’87
Jack J. Dempsey, Jr '83
Elizabeth A. Edbauer ’87
Sebastian W. Fasanello '85
Therese J. Fuerst '96
Mary Greenwald '84, MBA '96
Albert E. Gress ’85
John J. Hurley ’78 ex-officio
Edward J. Kelley '08
Adam E. Kisailus '97, MBA '16, PhD
Edward W. McGrogan ’88
Wendy L. Montante ’89
Ellen S. Musialowski '08
Susan L. O'Sullivan '04
Daniel S. Paolini '06
Judith A. Perez '96 PhD
James P. Schnell ’95
Timothy A. Sherry '84
Anthony B. Spada Jr. '80, MBA '87
Scott L. Sroka '94
Jeffrey F. Swiatek '88
William C. Thuman ’73
Stephen M. Ulrich ’88
David C. Wagner '00
Christopher X. Zarra '90


 

Administration

John J. Hurley, JD
President

Erica C. Surbone Sammarco, MA
Associate Vice President

Academic Affairs

Margaret C. McCarthy, PhD*
Vice President for Academic Affairs

Sara R. Morris, PhD*
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

Cavina T. James, MS
Assistant Director of COPE

Shana M. Richardson, MA
Academic Skills Coordinator, COPE

Elizabeth P. Caffee, MS
Talent Search Coordinator

Lauren Young, MA
Director of Research & Institutional Effectiveness

Mary Ann Langlois, MBA
Director of Sponsored Programs

Christopher R. Lee, PhD
Director of Graduate Fellowships

E. Roger Stephenson, PhD*
Director of the ULLC Program

Bruce J. Dierenfield, PhD*
Director of Honors Program

Timothy H. Wadkins, PhD
Director Office for International Education

Sr. Patricia Brady, SSMN
Director of the Center for Service Learning 

Mark K. Gallimore, PhD
Director of the Center for Online Learning and Innovation

Brian P. Smith, MEd*
Director of International Partnerships & Study Abroad

College of Arts and Sciences

Peter M. Schaber, PhD
Interim Dean

Barbara J. Porter, PhD*
Associate Dean

School of Education and Human Services

Jeffrey R. Lindauer, PhD
Dean

Nancy V. Wallace, PhD
Associate Dean and Director of School & Community Partnerships

Nancy A. Farrell, PhD
Assistant Dean 

Richard J. Wehle School of Business

Denise M. Rotondo, PhD
Dean

Laura A. McEwen, MBA
Assistant Dean and Director of Graduate Business Programs

Jennifer M. Patrick
Executive Director, Center for Professional Development

Sarah L. Vescio, MS
Director for Women’s Business Center

Enrollment Management

Ian Day 
Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management

Justin P. Rogers, MS
Director, Undergraduate Admissions

Nathan Cronk, MS
Associate Director, International Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions

Lauren M. Kicak, MSEd
Assistant Director, Graduate Admissions

Matthew Kwiatkowski, MBA
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor

Kayla Maggiore, BS
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor

Marie McMullen, AAS
Assistant Director, Admissions Processing

Justine E. Mejak, BA
Transfer Admissions Counselor

Lindsay C. Miller, MBA
Sr. Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions

Michael Seaman, MS
Graduate Admissions Counselor

Library

Kristine E. Kasbohm, MA, MLS
Library Director

Barbara Boehnke, MLS, PhD*
Associate Library Director

Patricia Coward, PhD
Library Assessment Coordinator

Kathleen M. DeLaney, MA, MLS
Reference Librarian III & Archivist

Valerie F. Diamond
Reference Librarian 

Timothy P. Henderson 
Library Circulation Supervisor 

Matthew K. Kochan, MLS
Librarian/Head of Public Services

Jeff M. Proehl, MLIS
Librarian/Head of Technical Services

Joel A. Cohen, PhD
Reference Librarian

Christine M. Jaworski
Reference Librarian

Audrey Koscielniak
Reference Librarian

Information Technology Services

Lawrence J. Deni, MA*
Chief Information Officer

Scott D. Clark, MS Ed *
Director of User Services

Daniel J. Drew, MA
Director of Media Center

Michael E. Szymendera*
Associate Director/Network Engineer

Lauren M. Barry
Programmer Analyst

Russell P. Calianno, BS
Programmer Analyst

Andrew R. Chaplin, BS*
Systems Administrator

Pamela M. Dart, BS
Programmer Analyst

Michele L. Folsom, MS*
Director of Administrative Computing

Alyssa Gillett, BS
Programmer Analyst

Matthew Gleason, MS
Computer Support Technician

Grant J. Guzda, BS
Help Desk Manager

Nathan A. Johnson, BA
Instructional Media Technician

David J. Koenig, BA
Computer Support Specialist

Lisa M. Mastropaolo, BA
System Administrator

Timothy J. McAllister, BA *
Telecommunication Technician

Erik T. Michaelsen, BS
Instructional Media Technician

Rev. Michael R. Pastizzo, SJ, STD
User Services Specialist

Thomas M. Prince, BA
Computer Support Specialist

Greg T. Rusch, BA
Computer Support Technician

Marc J. Schnirel, BA*
Systems Administrator 

David A. Shakarjian, BS
Programmer Analyst

Tracy A. Wass, MS*
Senior Programmer Analyst/DBA

Alan D. Weitzsacker, BS*
System Administrator

Business and Finance

Marco F. Benedetti, MBA, CPA
Vice President for Business and Finance

Sharon M. Federico, MS
Assistant to the Vice President

Ronald J. Haberer, MBA
Controller

Kelly L. Schultz, BBA
Associate Director of Tax, Endowment and Grant Accounting

Thomas E. Ciminelli
Director of Facilities Management

Michael E. Boyd
Associate Director of Facilities Management/
Mechanical & Technical Trades Manager

Kevin Kwitzer
Building Services Supervisor

Gary B. Lew, MBA*
Senior Facilities Operations Manager/Procurement

Linda M. Walleshauser, SPHR, BA
Associate VP for Human Resources & Compliance

Jennifer L. Skowron, PHR, BA
Assistant Director of Human Resources

Cheryl A. Grinnen*
Business Analyst for Human Resources

Dawn M. Rotterman, CEBS
Benefit Specialist for Human Resources

Mary E. Braun
Human Resources Assistant 

Institutional Advancement

William M. Collins, BA
Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Kimberly A. Venti, MS
Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Angela M. Butler
Advancement Coordinator

Sandy A. Miller, MA
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Dennis L. Misko, BA
Director of External Projects and
Major Gift Officer

J. Patrick Greenwald, BA*
Director, Principal Gifts

Katherine M. Huck, BS
Director of Advancement Services

Kate E. Lockhart, MA
Research and Prospect Management Coordinator

Summer L. Handzlik, MBA
Director of the Canisius Fund

Matthew J. Gorczyca 
Assistant Director of the Canisius Fund 

Cecelia Gotham, MS
Assistant Director of Stewardship and Events

Will S. Mason, MSW
Leadership Society Gift Officer

Elizabeth A. Culliton, MS Ed
Director of Alumni Engagement

Sharon A. Kasperczyk, AA
Senior Assistant Director

Courtney T. Sullivan, BS
Alumni Event Coordinator

Marketing and Communication

Matthew Z. Wojick, MS
Associate Vice President

Eileen C. Herbert, MS*
Director of Public Relations

Brianna M. Blank 
Multimedia Editor & Photographer

Audrey R. Browka, BA
Associate Director

Kristen E. Etu, BA
Associate Director

Patricia A. Herkey, BS
Creative Director

Gwen Ito 
Marketing Copywriter 

Josh E. Kruk, MA
Digital Marketing Director

Cody S. Weiler, BFA
Art Director

Student Affairs

Terri L. Mangione, PhD*
Vice President for Student Affairs

Sharon M. Federico, MS
Assistant to the Vice President

Matthew H. Mulville, MS*
Senior Associate Dean of Students
for Student Life

Mark J. Piatkowski, MS, MBA
Associate Director for Student Life

Kathleen M. Brucato, MS
Director of International Student Programs

Kimberly L. Beaty 
Director of Public Safety

Sababu C. Norris, MA*
Director of the ALANA Student Center

Brian P. Smith, M Ed*
Director of Study Abroad

Campus Ministry

Michael F. Hayes, Jr., MA
Director of Campus Ministry

Kaitlyn Buehlmann
Associate Campus Minister

Events Services

Connie Pileri, MS*
Director of Event Services

Richard Kennedy, MS
Event Services Coordinator

Student Health

Patricia H. Creahan, MS, ANPC*
Director of Student Health

Sandra Magnano, RN
Assistant Director of Student Health

Counseling Center

Eileen A. Niland, MS, LMHC, NCC*
Director of Counseling Center

Michael Cammarata, MS, LMHC, NCC
Associate Director of Counseling Center

Alison Smith, MSW
Counseling Center Counselor

Charita Price, MS, LMHC-P
Counseling Center Counselor

Athletics

William J. Maher, MS Ed
Director of Athletics

Traci Murphy, ME
Associate Director, Senior Women’s Administrator

John L. Maddock, MS*
Associate Director of Athletics for External Affairs

Judith R. Caserta, MS*
Assistant Athletic Director for Business Operations

Patrick Clark, MS
Director Canisius Athletic Facilities

Academic Affairs and Student Affairs

Griff Center for Academic Engagement

Anne-Marie Dobies, MS*
Assistant Vice President and Director

Jennifer Herrmann, MS
Assistant Dean of New Students

Eileen Abbatoy, MS
Associate Director

Sierra Rapone Bonerb, MS
Assistant Director

Tracy Callaghan, MS Ed
Senior Counselor

Hilary Andelora, MS
Senior Counselor

Monika L. McFoy
Senior Counselor

Sydnie A. Perkins
Counselor

Sheila M. Pettigrew
Employer Relations & Career Specialist 

Student Records and Financial Services Center

Kevin M. Smith, MS; MBA.*
Assistant Vice President and Director

Brittny M. Puckerin 
Assistant Director of Financial Services 

Mary A. Koehneke, BS*
Associate Director

Deborah Whiting-Prohn, MS
Assistant Director and Registrar

Lisa C. Fischer, BS  
Assistant Registrar

Sean A. Hudson, MS
Assistant Director of Financial Services

Michele A. Rizzo, BA*
Assistant Director of Financial Services

Samantha M. Brennan
Communications Specialist

Laura A. Zirnheld, BA
Student Records Specialist

Angela Galante
Financial Aid Specialist

Margaret M. Kraatz *
Financial Aid Specialist and Special Projects

Eileen Tally, BS
Student Accounts Specialist

Julie A. Almendinger 
Customer Service Specialist