2021 Chapter Board of Directors


Kate Heidinger, CFRE, President
Director of Development, Catholic Health

Laura Dawidowicz, President Elect
Associate Director of Advancement, University at Buffalo School of Social Work

Justin Johnston, Immediate Past President
Vice President of Development and External Affairs, Genesee Community College

Lindsey Dotson, CFRE, MS, Secretary 
Assistant Development Director, BestSelf Behavioral Health

Michael Benzin, CFRE, Treasurer
Executive Director, Niagara Frontier Radio Reading Service

Kate Sarata, VP Advancement
Executive Director, The Service Collaborative of WNY

Leslie Nickerson, VP External Relations
Executive Director, Niagara Organizing Alliance for Hope

Kelly Campbell, VP Membership
Development and Community Relations Director, Bertrand Chaffee Hospital

Amanda Rebeck, VP Professional Development
Associate Director of Development, School of Nursing, University at Buffalo 


Robert Baird
Director of Advancement, Evergreen Health

Nicole Cooke
Executive Director, Western New York Book Arts Center

Theresa DeLuca
Donor and Public Relations Manager, Child & Family Services

Andrew Gaerte
Associate Vice President, Giving Strategies, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

AnneMarie Haumesser, EdD
Associate Vice President for Philanthropy and Engagement

Eileen Hudson, CFRE
Director of Mission Advancement, OLV Charities

Elizabeth Lucas
Strategic Gifts Director, FeedMore WNY

Amity Mann

Karen Niemic Buchheit
Executive Director, Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation

Jennifer Robinson
Annual Giving & Database Manager, People Inc.

Katheryn Ross-Winnie
Leadership Gift Officer, Buffalo State College

Bob Van Wicklin
Vice President for University Advancement, St. Bonaventure University

Danielle White, MBA
Executive Director of Institutional Advancement, SUNY Alfred State College