Board of Directors

Wendy
WENDY BRAND
President,
New York State Assemblyman Joe Giglio
Skip
SKIP WILDAY
Vice President
Morgan Stanley
Tony
Dr. ANTHONY EVANS
Second Vice President
Cattaraugus County Youth Bureau
Lucy
LUCY BENSON
Secretary
Baillie Lumber
Steve
STEVE FOSTER
Treasurer
Olean Area Federal Credit Union
VickiVICKI BLESSING
Park Centre Development
Casey
R. DENNIS CASEY
Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home
Caya
ANDREW CAYA
Caya's Canopies
Freeman
MARY FREEMAN
FreemanKelley, Inc.
Higgins
MICHAEL HIGGINS
Airgas

Dr. Naheed Hilal
Obstetrician and Gynecologist,
retired
Kas
MIKE KASPERSKI
St. Bonaventure University
Sharon
SHARON MYERS
Cutco Corp.
Beth
BETH PALUMBO
St. Bonaventure University
Dennis
DENNIS PEZZIMENTI
Howard Hanna Professionals
Doug
DOUGLAS PRICE
Hunter Agency
theresa
THERESA RAFTIS
Community Bank, N.A.
Audra
Audra Stevens
Olean Area Federal Credit Union
Carol
CAROL STITT
CRCF, retired

TYLER THREEHOUSE
Threehouse Law Firm


Committees

Executive
Lucy Benson, Wendy Brand, Dr. Anthony Evans, Steve Foster and Skip Wilday

Grant Allocations
Lucy Benson, Wendy Brand, Mary Freeman, Mike Higgins, Dr. Naheed Hilal and Theresa Raftis
Chair: Lucy Benson

Board Development
Vicki Blessing, Wendy Brand and Dr. Anthony Evans
Chair: Wendy Brand

Finance
Wendy Brand, Steve Foster,Mike Higgins, Mike Kasperski, Doug Price and Carol Stitt
Chair: Steve Foster

Investment
Jim Bardenett, Steve Foster, Dr. Naheed Hilal, Dennis Pezzimenti, Theresa Raftis and Carol Stitt
Chair: Carol Stitt Vice Chair: Steve Foster

Marketing
Vicki Blessing, Ted Branch, Sharon Myers, Beth Palumbo, John Sheehan, Audra Stevens, Tyler Threehouse and Skip Wilday
Chair: Sharon Myers, Vice Chair: Vicki Blessing

Scholarship
Lori Anastasia, Andrew Caya, Dennis Casey, Dr. Anthony Evans, Liselle Esposito, Mary Freeman,  Dr. Yogini Kothari, Tim O’Keefe, Brian Palumbo, Betty Pappas, Rose Proto, Theresa Raftis, Jeffrey Reisner and Dr. Colleen Taggerty
Chair: Dr. Anthony Evans

Technology 
Ted Branch, Mike Higgins, Adam Jester and Dave Potter
Chair: Mike Higgins


Honorary Board Members

  • Jerry Moriarty
  • John Northrup
  • Nico VanZwanenberg
  • Dr. Frank Bohan (deceased)
  • Joseph Higgins
  • Barbara Chew
  • Karen Fohl