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

Gary M. Bichler

Owner and Partner 

R&P Oak Hill Development, LLC 

 

Audre Bunis

Retired Executive

 

 

Mark Chason

Chason Affinity Companies, LLC 

 

 

Robert M. Chur

President and CEO

Chur Companies, NY, Inc.

 

Dale B. Demyanick, '79

Partner

Lumsden & McCormick, LLP

Dorothy Ferguson

President

Ferguson Family Foundation

 

Alan Gracie

Director

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

 

Jennifer Gurske-Deperio '99

Orthopedic Surgeon

 

 

Donald B. Hutton

Director

New York New Jersey Rail, LLC

 

Kathy Lawley-Best

Corporate and Foundation Relations

Lawley Insurance

 

Gail Y. Mitchell

Assistant U.S. Attorney

Western District of NY

 

 

 

Thomas M. Reynolds

Senior Policy Advisor

Holland & Knight

 

 

 

 

Paul A. Saffrin

President 

Vanocur Refractories LLC

 

 

Shandra Spicer

President and CEO

Spicer Group

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

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

Provincial Minister

Sisters of St. Francis

 

 

 

Brenda 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 
  • Caroline Hassett-Buerk 
  • Adrian F. Dedecker, Jr.*
  • Leonard Greenfield*
  • Edward P. Gueth, Jr.*
  • Nedra J. Harrison
  • Peter F. Hunt
  • Hratch Karamanoukian
  • 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