Daemen’s board of trustees has full authority to manage and direct the property, affairs and business of the college. These powers and duties include, but are not limited to, the granting of degrees, appointments to and removals from offices, and approval of the annual budget.

 

Chair

Thomas P. Stewart, '74

President

Milsport Medical, LLC

Vice Chair

Catherine M. LePage-Campbell, '84

Vice President, Operations

Centene Corporation

Secretary/Treasurer

Richard J. Day

Partner

Hiscock and Barclay, LLP

Ex Officio

Gary A. Olson

President

Daemen College

 

Members

David Anderson

President and Chief Executive Officer

HealthNow New York Inc.

 

Gary M. Bichler

Owner and Partner 

R&P Oak Hill Development, LLC 

 

Caroline Hassett Buerk, '59

of Counsel at Phillips Lytle, LLP

Audre Bunis

Retired Executive

Robert M. Chur

President and CEO

Chur Companies, NY, Inc.

Dale B. Demyanick, '79

Partner

Lumsden & McCormick, LLP

Jed E. Dietrich

Owner and President 

Dietrich Funeral Homes, Inc.

Dennis Elsenbeck

Head of Energy and Sustainability

Phillips Lytle, Energy Consulting Services

Dorothy Ferguson

President

Ferguson Family Foundation

Alan Gracie

Director

Freed Maxick C.P.A., P.C.

Donald B. Hutton

Director

New York New Jersey Rail, LLC

Hratch Karamanoukian

Surgeon

Vein Treatment Center

Seymour H. Knox, IV

 

Knox International, LLC

Gail Y. Mitchell

Assistant U.S. Attorney

Western District of NY

Dorothy Mueller, O.S.F., '66

 

Sisters of St. Francis

 

Thomas M. Reynolds

Senior Policy Advisor

Holland & Knight

 

Paul A. Saffrin

President 

Vanocur Refractories LLC

​Shandra Spicer

President and CEO

Spicer Group

Connie Vari

Former Executive VP & Chief Operating Officer

Kaleida Health

Jeffrey Wellington

Regional President

Buffalo Division of M&T Bank

Arthur G. Wingerter

President

Univera Healthcare

Wayne D. Wisbaum

Partner

Kavinoky Cook, LLP

Edith Wyss, O.S.F., '66

Provincial Minister

​Sisters of St. Francis

 

Brenda L. Young

Professor and Director of Global/Local Sustainability

​Daemen College

 

John R. Yurtchuk

Chairman and Owner, Calspan Corporation

​President, Matrix Development Corporation

JoEtte Zaccagnino

 

​Portfolio Manager

Trustee Emeriti

  • Martin J. Anisman, President Emeriti
  • Thomas W. Bowen*
  • Thomas Brydges 
  • Adrian F. Dedecker, Jr.*
  • Leonard Greenfield*
  • Edward P. Gueth, Jr.*
  • Nedra J. Harrison
  • Peter F. Hunt
  • William W. Kimmins, Jr.*
  • Charles L. Lumsden*
  • Lynn Millane
  • Milton Milstein*
  • Henry J. Nowak
  • Gregory M. Oehler
  • Jean R. Oshei*
  • Joan Ellis Shatkin*
  • M. Angelice Vogt, OSF*
  • Paul A. Willax

* Deceased