BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Tim Lafferty of East Aurora, N.Y., has been
elected to serve a two-year term as president of the UB Alumni
National sales manager for the PCA Group, Inc., an information
technology consulting firm in Buffalo, Lafferty is responsible for
the oversight and implementation of the company's sales and
Lafferty earned a bachelor of science degree from UB's School of
Management in 1986, and has served on the UBAA Board of Directors
since 2003. He and his wife, Kathleen, were founding members and
co-chairs of the UB Parent Council. Their daughter, Meghan,
graduated from UB in 2008 and is enrolled in the MBA program, and
their son, Patrick, attends East Aurora Senior High School. In
addition, Lafferty's uncle, Bob Yerge, was a member of the 1958
Lambert Cup football team, which declined a bowl bid because two of
its African-American players were prevented from participating.
Other officers elected for the 2011-12 term are: Carol A. Gloff,
BS '75, of Natick, Mass., first vice president and chair, board
development committee; Lawrence J. Zielinski, MBA '77 & BA '75,
of Elma, N.Y., immediate past president; Nicholas J. Fabozzi, BS
'87, of Williamsville, N.Y., vice president for finance and chair,
financial resource management committee; Kenneth M. Jones, MA '84,
of Perry Hall, Md., chair, audit committee; Kathleen Kaney, MBA '96
& BA '94, of Charlotte, N.C., chair, chapters committee &
chapter leader representative; Ruth Kleinman, BA '05, of Port
Washington, N.Y., co-chair, chapters committee; James M. Militello,
BA '79, of Gainesville, Va., chair, communication committee;
Clifton M. Bergfeld, JD '08 & BA '01, of Buffalo, N.Y., chair,
government relations committee; Dennis R. Horrigan, MS '81 & MS
'70, of Buffalo, chair, membership committee; Paul R. Hammer, BA
'78, of Williamsville, chair, programs and events committee;
Michael A. Anderson, BS '97, of Hamburg, N.Y., chair, student
relations committee; and Nicholas J. Gill, MS '08 & BS '02, of
Lancaster, N.Y., chair, volunteer relations committee.
At-large members elected are Willie R. Evans, EdB '60, of
Buffalo, past president's representative; Mary Garlick Roll, MS '88
& BS '84, of Williamsville; Peter J. Grogan, BS '81, of East
Aurora; Wayne M. Nelligan, Attended, of Cheektowaga, N.Y.; Mark W.
Nusbaum, MArch '85 & BPS '83, of New York, N.Y.; Thomas A.
Palmer, JD '75 & MBA '71, of East Amherst, N.Y.; Charles A.
Smilinich, EdM '07 & EdM '03 & BA '01, of Tonawanda, N.Y.;
Mark J. Stramaglia, MBA '86 & BS '81, of Williamsville, special
advisor; and Alison Wagner, JD '00, of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Reelected members of the board of directors are Rita M.
Andolina, MSW '88 & BA '80, of West Seneca, N.Y.; Randy J.
Asher, BS '95, of Staten Island, N.Y.; Tyler A. Balentine, MUP '06
& BA '03, of Buffalo; Jason L. Bird, BA '05, of Tonawanda;
Carrie L. Boye, BFA '97, of Amherst; Robert W. Chapman, MSW '03
& BA '91, of Buffalo; Kimberly S. Conidi, JD '05 & BA '99,
of West Seneca; Mary B. Dunn, PMCert '93 & DDS '90, of East
Amherst; Matthew E. LaSota, BA '04, of Buffalo; Christian Lovelace,
JD '06, of Buffalo; Richard J. Lynch, DDS '83 & BA '79, of
Williamsville; Patricia Maloney, PhD '02 & BA '73, of Potomac,
Md.; Michael J. Murray, MBA '85 & BS '75, of Hamburg; Melissa
Palmucci, EdM '04 & BA '01, of Schenectady, N.Y.; Ezra J.
Staley, JD '09 & MBA '09, of Grand Island, N.Y.; David J.
Stinner, BA '98, of Kenmore, N.Y.; Shyam Charan Vasantha Kumar, MS
'08 & BS '06, of Buffalo; and Sylvia Williams Ferguson, BA '98,
Newly elected members of the board of directors are Ronald
Balter, BA '80, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; Lisa Berrittella, JD '04, of
Penfield, N.Y.; Lisa M. Kirisits, MBA '87 & BS '85, of
Lancaster, N.Y.; Ken Lam, EdM '04 & BA '01, of White Plains,
N.Y.; Donna M. Manion, BA '94, of New York; Peter A. Petrella Jr.,
BA '00, of Lancaster; Jennifer Piccone, MBA '99 & BS '95, of
Webster, N.Y.; Bernard A. Tolbert, MSW '73 & BS '71, of
Buffalo; John Warren IV, BA '01, of Ashburn, Va.; Ann Wegrzyn, MBA
'90 & BS '85, of Orchard Park, N.Y.
The UB Alumni Association is a volunteer-led international
organization that provides ongoing service to alumni and a focus of
alumni support for, and service to, UB, its students, faculty and
staff. For more information, visit http://www.alumni.buffalo.edu.