Board of Trustees

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

Dale B. Demyanick, ‘79Dale B. Demyanick, '79

Partner, Lumsden & McCormick, LLP

Vice Chair

Thomas P. Stewart, PhD., ‘74Thomas P. Stewart, Ph.D., '74

Former President & CCO, Stryker Medical Group

Secretary/Treasurer

Richard J. DayRichard J. Day

Partner, Hiscock and Barclay, LLP

Ex Officio

President, Gary A. OlsonGary A. Olson

President, Daemen College

Members

Caroline Hassett Buerk, '59Caroline Hassett Buerk, '59

of Counsel at Phillips Lytle, LLP

Audre BunisAudre Bunis

Retired Executive

Thomas E. BrydgesThomas E. Brydges

Partner, Labor & Employment Practice Group, Jaeckle, Fleischmann & Mugel, LLP

Catherine M. LePage-Campbell, ‘84Catherine M. LePage-Campbell, '84

Senior VP, Government Programs, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York

Kevin M. CarterKevin M. Carter

Judge, Erie County Family Court

Robert M. ChurRobert M. Chur

President & CEO, ElderWood Senior Care

Jed E. DietrichJed E. Dietrich

Dietrich Funeral Homes, Inc.

Donald B. HuttonDonald B. Hutton

Director, New York New Jersey Rail, LLC

 Hratch KaramanoukianHratch Karamanoukian, MD

Surgeon

Kathryn KarlicKathryn D. Karlic

Group Vice President, M&T Bank

Seymour H. Knox IVSeymour H. Knox

Knox International, LLC

Jeffrey MeilmanJeffrey Meilman, MD

Surgeon

Lynn S. MillaneLynn S. Millane

Retired supervisor for the Town of Amherst

Gail Y. MitchellGail Y. Mitchell

Assistant U.S. Attorney

Dorothy Mueller, O.S.F, ‘66Dorothy Mueller, O.S.F., '66

Sisters of St. Francis

Thomas M. ReynoldsThomas M. Reynolds

Nixon Peabody, LLP

Connie Vari, DNP, MBA, RNConnie Vari, DNP

Former Executive VP & Chief Operating Officer, Kaleida Health

Jeffrey WellingtonJeffrey Wellington

Senior Vice President & President Buffalo Division of M&T Bank

Wayne D. WisbaumWayne D. Wisbaum

Partner, Kavinoky Cook, LLP

Edith Wyss, O.S.F, ‘66Edith Wyss

O.S.F. Provincial Minister, Sisters of St. Francis

Brenda L. YoungBrenda L. Young Ph.D.

Professor & Director of Global/Local Sustainability, Daemen College

Trustee Emeriti

Martin J. Anisman, President Emeriti

Thomas W. Bowen*

Adrian F. Dedecker, Jr.

Leonard Greenfield*

Edward P. Gueth, Jr.*

Nedra J. Harrison

William W. Kimmins, Jr.*

Charles L. Lumsden*

Milton Milstein*

Henry J. Nowak

Jean R. Oshei*

Joan Ellis Shatkin*

M. Angelice Vogt, OSF*

Paul A. Willax

* Deceased

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Minors in Pre-Law, Spanish, Theater Arts

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Sarah has gained excellent real-world experience by completing internships at the American Bar Association in Washington D.C. and the Attorney General's Office in Buffalo. She was recently accepted into law school in New York!

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