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Dennis R. Black
Vice President for University Life and Services

Francis M. Letro
Law Firm of Francis M. Letro; Vice Chairman, UB Foundation


Jim D. Atwood
Professor of Chemistry
Faculty Athletics Representative

Laura J. Barnum
Senior Assistant Vice President, Academic Planning and Budget

Russ Brandon
Chief Executive Officer, Buffalo Bills

Anucha Browne-Sanders
Senior Associate AD and Senior Woman Administrator

Jonathan Dandes
President, Rich Baseball Operations
Member, UB Council

Edmond Gicewicz
Physician, Retired
Member, UB Council

Laura E. Hubbard
Vice President for Finance and Administration

Tim Lafferty
National Sales Manager, The PCA Group
President, UB Alumni Association

Alex Neutz
School of Management, Class of 2013
Team Member, Football

Abby Niekamp
College of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2012
Team Member, Women’s Volleyball

Kathy Twist
Head Coach, Women’s Tennis

A. Scott Weber
Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education
Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Reggie Witherspoon
Head Coach, Men’s Basketball

Contact the search committee

The AD search committee welcomes input and questions from the campus and community at any time during the search process.

Please direct all comments by email to

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Application and Nomination Procedures

Parker Executive Search is assisting the university with the search for the Athletics Director. 

The University at Buffalo invites letters of nomination, applications, or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting the university.  Confidential review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made.  For full consideration, application materials should be submitted by April 20, 2012. For additional information please contact:

Laurie C. Wilder
Executive Vice President and Managing Director

Daniel Parker
770-804-1996 ext: 116