Staff & Board

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Staff & Board 2018-04-18T12:21:01+00:00


Jennifer Swan
Jennifer SwanInterim Executive Director
Natalie Brown
Natalie BrownAssociate
Parrish Gibbons Herzog
Parrish Gibbons HerzogAssociate, Arts Access Coordinator
Mark Banaszak
Mark BanaszakAssociate
Ally Spongr
Ally SpongrAssociate (Part-Time)
Stephanie A. AdamsPro Bono Legal Counsel

ASIWNY Intern Team

Sarah CrissyArts Management Intern
Melissa EllisArts Access Intern

ASIWNY Board of Directors


Mr. Randall KramerPresident
Artistic/Executive Director, MusicalFare Theatre

Ms. Kate Koperski – Vice President
Director, Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University

Mr. Broderick CasonSecretary
Community Engagement Program Manager, Univera Health Care
Front of House Manager, Shea’s Performing Arts Center

Ms. Michelle Watorek – Treasurer
Director, Corporate Controller, Finance, HealthNow New York Inc.



Dr. Anthony Bannon
Research Professor & Executive Director (Retired), Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State

Ms. Lucille Dadd
Major Gift Officer, Roswell Park Alliance Foundation

Ms. Journey Gunderson
Executive Director, Lucy Desi Center for Comedy / Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum

Mr. Michael Jackson
Property Manager, Savarino Companies

Ms. Anne Janczak
Product Manager, Evans Bank

Ms. Marianne Kelly
Tax Director, New Era Cap Co., Inc.

Ms. Wendy Mednick
Personal Financial Representative (Public) & Financial Specialist, Allstate

Ms. Brandye Merriweather
Downtown Development Coordinator & Manager, Buffalo Urban Development Corporation

Mr. Daniel T. Montante
President, Montante Solar

Mr. John A. Mueller, Esq.
Partner, Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP

Mr. Hal D. Payne
Vice President for Student Affairs, SUNY Buffalo State (Retired)
Council Member, New York State Council on the Arts

Ms. Theresa Quinn, Esq.
Theresa Quinn, Attorney at Law

Mr. David Wedekindt
Director of Marketing & Sales, Artpark

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