By focusing on key areas of expertise, our committees leverage the world-class experience of our volunteer committee members. This specialized knowledge and invaluable insight allows us to fulfill our mission, achieve our goals, and continue to strengthen the University at Buffalo.
The executive committee recommends well-qualified volunteers to serve as directors and trustees, and oversees the participation of these board members during their terms.
Our audit committee provides an additional level of accountability by helping to ensure that we are following accepted practices, and are in compliance with various regulatory issues.
The finance committee helps ensure financial stability for the UB Foundation and, by extension, for the University at Buffalo by reviewing our annual and long-term plans, and providing expert advice and input. In addition, the finance committee serves as the board of directors for two affiliates: UB Foundation Activities, Inc. and UB Foundation Services, Inc.
Our gift stewardship committee enhances UB’s ability to attract the private support it needs to remain competitive regionally, nationally and globally, by reviewing the policies and practices that make giving to the UB Foundation for the benefit of the university as donor-friendly as possible.
The investment committee promotes long-term stability for the UB Foundation and the University at Buffalo by overseeing our investments, including establishing performance measures and reviewing goals.
Our properties committee provides significant cost savings and other benefits to the University at Buffalo through an extensive portfolio of real estate holdings. In addition, the properties committee serves as the board of directors for four affiliates: UBF Corp.; FNUB, Inc.; University at Buffalo Foundation Incubator, Inc.; and UBF Faculty-Student Housing Corp.