2019 Chapter Board of Directors


Pamela Say, MBA, CFRE, Chapter President

Vice President for Development & Community Engagement, Trocaire College

Justin Johnston, President Elect
Assistant Vice President, College Advancement, SUNY Geneseo

Lindsey Dotson, MS, Treasurer
Director of Development, Trocaire College

Eileen Lew, Secretary
Assistant Director, Development and Marketing, Beechwood Continuing Care

Stephanie King, VP External Relations
Director of Institutional Advancement, Mount St. Mary Academy

Michael Benzin, CFRE, VP Membership
Executive Director, Niagara Frontier Radio Reading Service

Laura Dawidowicz, VP Professional Development
Associate Director of Advancement, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University at Buffalo


Gayle Barton

Director of Major Gifts, United Way of Buffalo & Erie County

Julie Berrigan
Executive Director, Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation

Karen Niemic Buchheit
Executive Director, Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation

Kelly Campbell
Community Relations and Development Director, Bertrand Chaffee Hospital

David Cristantello, Ph.D

Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Canisius High School

Andrew Gaerte
Director, Client Relations, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Kate Heidinger, CFRE
Director of Development, Compeer of Greater Buffalo

Mario Hicks, MBA, CFRE
Advancement Manager, Unyts

Eileen Hudson, CFRE
Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving, Our Lady of Victory Homes of Charity

Amity Mann

Director of Development, Buffalo Seminary

Leslie Nickerson
WNY Internal Organizer, VOICE-Buffalo

Amanda Rebeck
Director of Development, Daemen College 

Kate Sarata

Executive Director, The Service Collaborative of WNY

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