Board Members

Board members offer trusted advice and counsel, enabling us to provide greater financial stability, flexibility and strategic support for the University at Buffalo.


 

OFFICERS

Gregory M. Bauer '82

Gregory M. Bauer '82

Trustee (chair)
Committees: Executive (chair), Finance
Affiliate boards: UB Foundation Activities, Inc.; UB Foundation Services, Inc.
Term ending 6/30/25; serve until 6/30/25

Jean C. Powers '79

Jean C. Powers '79

Trustee (secretary)
Committees: Executive, Properties
Affiliate boards: UBF Corp.; FNUB, Inc.; University at Buffalo Foundation Incubator, Inc.; UBF Faculty-Student Housing Corp.
Term ending 6/30/25; serve until 6/30/28

Robert E. Denning, '00

Robert E. Denning, '00

Trustee (vice chair, treasurer)
Committees: Executive (vice chair), Finance
Affiliate boards: UB Foundation Activities, Inc.; UB Foundation Services, Inc.
Term ending 6/30/23; serve until 6/30/23

MEMBERS

Mason P. Ashe '89

Mason P. Ashe '89

Trustee
Committees: Audit
Term ending 6/30/23; serve until 6/30/26

 

Teresa Bair '96

Teresa Bair '96

Trustee
Committees: Finance
Term ending 6/30/24; serve until 6/30/27

 

Randall I. Benderson '79

Randall I. Benderson '79

Trustee Emeritus
Committees: Under Review

Dianne Bennett '75

Dianne Bennett '75

Trustee Emeritus
Committees:  Gift Stewardship

Jason L. Bird '05

Jason L. Bird '05

Trustee
Committees: Investment
Term ending 6/30/23; serve until 6/30/26

 

Helen M. Cappuccino '84 '88

Helen M. Cappuccino '84 '88

Trustee
Committees: Executive, Gift Stewardship (chair)
Term ending 6/30/23; serve until 6/30/26

 

 

 

Lawrence P. Castellani

Lawrence P. Castellani

Trustee Emeritus
Committees: Under Review

Gregg S. Fisher '92

Gregg S. Fisher '92

Trustee
Committees: Executive, Investment (chair)
Term ending 6/30/24; serve until 6/30/24

Claudia D. Fosket '85

Claudia D. Fosket '85

Trustee
Committees: Properties
Affiliate boards: UBF Corp.; FNUB, Inc.; University at Buffalo Foundation Incubator, Inc.; UBF Faculty-Student Housing Corp.
Term ending 6/30/23; serve until 6/30/23

Ellen E. Grant '72, '74, '79

Ellen E. Grant '72, '74, '79

Trustee Emeritus
Committees: Audit

Daniel M. Hamister

Daniel M. Hamister

Trustee
Committees: Properties (vice chair)
Affiliate boards: UBF Corp.; FNUB, Inc.; University at Buffalo Foundation Incubator, Inc.; UBF Faculty-Student Housing Corp.
Term ending 6/30/24; serve until 6/30/24

Jeremy M. Jacobs '60

Jeremy M. Jacobs '60

Trustee Emeritus and University Council Chair
Louis M. Jacobs

Louis M. Jacobs

Trustee
Committees: Gift Stewardship
Term ending 6/30/25; serve until 6/30/25

Ashok G. Kaveeshwar '69

Ashok G. Kaveeshwar '69

Director
Committees: Audit, Gift Stewardship (vice chair)
Term ending 6/30/23

Kathie A. Keller

Kathie A. Keller

Trustee
Committees: Audit
Term ending 6/30/25; serve until 6/30/28

Anthony B. Martino '65

Anthony B. Martino '65

Director
Committees: Audit, Investment
Term ending 6/30/24

Dale M. McKim III '96

Dale M. McKim III '96

Trustee
Committees:  Audit (chair), Executive
Term ending 6/30/24; serve until 6/30/24

James J. Palmisciano ‘90

James J. Palmisciano ‘90

Trustee
Committees: Investment
Term ending 6/30/25; serve until 6/30/28

 

David R. Pfalzgraf, Jr. '97

David R. Pfalzgraf, Jr. '97

Trustee
Committees: Finance
Affiliate boards: UB Foundation Activities, Inc.; UB Foundation Services, Inc.
Term ending 6/30/23; serve until 6/30/23

 

Thomas S. Quealy, Jr. '89

Thomas S. Quealy, Jr. '89

Trustee
Committees: Investment
Term ending 6/30/23; serve until 6/30/23

Nagendra Raina '05

Nagendra Raina '05

Trustee
Committees: Finance
Term ending 6/30/25; serve until 6/30/25

Murray S. Rosenthal '63

Murray S. Rosenthal '63

Director
Committees: Gift Stewardship
Term ending 6/30/25

Steven H. Shepsman '75

Steven H. Shepsman '75

Trustee
Committees: Executive, Finance, Properties (chair)
Affiliate boards: UBF Corp.; FNUB, Inc.; University at Buffalo Foundation Incubator, Inc.; UBF Faculty-Student Housing Corp.
Term ending 6/30/25; serve until 6/30/28

 

 

Eileen S. Silvers '70

Eileen S. Silvers '70

Director
Committees:  Executive, Finance (chair), Gift Stewardship
Affiliate boards: UB Foundation Activities, Inc.; UB Foundation Services, Inc.
Term ending 6/30/25

Daniel A. Sperrazza '88

Daniel A. Sperrazza '88

Director
Committees: Investment (vice chair)
Term ending 6/30/25

Satish K. Tripathi

Satish K. Tripathi

Trustee and University President
Committees: Executive

John N. Walsh III

John N. Walsh III

Trustee Emeritus
Committees: Under Review

D. Scott N. Warman

D. Scott N. Warman

Director
Committees:  Investment
Term ending 6/30/24

Marjorie E. Winkler '75 '80

Marjorie E. Winkler '75 '80

Director
Committees: Gift Stewardship
Term ending 6/30/25

Margaret W. Wong '76

Margaret W. Wong '76

Director
Committees: Gift Stewardship
Term ending 6/30/24

Sujata Yalamanchili '88  '89

Sujata Yalamanchili '88 '89

Trustee
Committees: Properties
Affiliate boards: UBF Corp.; FNUB, Inc.; University at Buffalo Foundation Incubator, Inc.; UBF Faculty-Student Housing Corp.
Term ending 6/30/24; serve until 6/30/27

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Stacy Knapper

Stacy Knapper

Chief Executive Officer, UB Foundation

NON-VOTING MEMBERS

Allison Brashear, M.D., MBA

Allison Brashear, M.D., MBA

Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean of Jacobs School of Medicine

Rodney M. Grabowski

Rodney M. Grabowski

Vice President for University Advancement
Laura E. Hubbard

Laura E. Hubbard

Vice President for Finance and Administration
A. Scott Weber

A. Scott Weber

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs