BUFFALO, N.Y. – Carol Gloff of Natick, Mass., has been
elected to serve a two-year term as president of the University at
Buffalo Alumni Association (UBAA), a group that represents the
interests of more than 230,000 graduates around the world.
A native of Western New York, Gloff earned her bachelor of
science degree in pharmacy in 1975, and a PhD in pharmaceutical
chemistry from the University of California at San Francisco in
1984. She is founder and principal of Carol Gloff & Associates,
a consulting firm that assists the medical products industry in the
areas of regulatory affairs, quality assurance and compliance, and
drug and biologic product development.
In addition, she chairs the Natick, Mass., Board of Selectmen,
the executive branch of government; serves on the board of
directors of the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education
and is chair of the AFPE’s board of grants for that
Gloff joined the UBAA Board of Directors in 2007 and was
instrumental in helping to bring back a scholarship for female
students. She has also chaired numerous board committees and served
as vice president for two years.
As the association’s first president residing outside
Western New York, Gloff will “bring a new perspective to the
board and the needs of our alumni,” she said. “I hope
my viewpoint will help us put a new lens on the work we do on
behalf of the more than 230,000 UB grads around the
Other officers elected for the 2013-14 term are: Mary Garlick
Roll, MS ’88 & BS ’84, of Williamsville, N.Y.,
first vice president and co-chair, membership committee; Timothy P.
Lafferty BS ’86, of East Aurora, N.Y., immediate past
president; Kenneth M. Jones, MA ’84, of Perry Hall, Md., vice
president for finance and chair, finance committee; Peter J.
Grogan, BS ’81, of East Aurora, N.Y., chair, audit committee;
Ruth Kleinman, BA ’05, of New York, N.Y., chair, chapters
committee; James M. Militello, BA ’79, of Gainesville, Va.,
chapter leader representative; Wayne M. Nelligan, Attended, of
Cheektowaga, N.Y., co-chair, membership committee; Paul R. Hammer,
BA ’78, of Williamsville, N.Y., chair, programs and events
committee; Michael A. Anderson, BS ’97, of Hamburg, N.Y.,
chair, student relations committee.
At-large members elected are Rita M. Andolina, MSW ’88
& BA ’80, of West Seneca, N.Y.; Carrie L. Boye, BFA
’97, of Amherst, N.Y.; Willie R. Evans, EdB ’60, of
Buffalo, N.Y., special advisor; Mark W. Nusbaum, MArch ’85
& BPS ’83, of New York, N.Y.; Thomas A. Palmer, JD
’75 & MBA ’71, of East Amherst, N.Y.; Jennifer
Piccone, MBA ’99 & BS ’95, of Webster, N.Y.; Ezra
J. Staley, JD ’09 & MBA ’09, of Grand Island, N.Y.;
David J. Stinner, BA ’98, of Kenmore, N.Y.; John Warren IV,
BA ’01, of Ashburn, Va.; and Ann Wegrzyn, MBA ’90 &
BS ’85, of Orchard Park, N.Y.
Reelected members of the board are Randy J. Asher, BS ’95,
of Staten Island, N.Y.; Tyler A. Balentine, MUP ’06 & BA
’03, of Buffalo, N.Y.; Ronald Balter, BA ’80, of
Brooklyn, N.Y.; Jason L. Bird, BA ’05, of Tonawanda, N.Y.;
Robert W. Chapman, MSW ’03 & BA ’91, of Buffalo,
N.Y.; Kimberly S. Conidi, JD ’05 & BA ’99, of West
Seneca, N.Y.; Edward J. Graber Jr., MBA ’93 & JD
’92, of Orchard Park, N.Y.; Mary Anne Heiser, BS ’77,
of Tonawanda, N.Y.; Gary J. Jastrzab, BA ’76 & BA
’76, of Philadelphia, Pa.; Lisa M. Kirisits, MBA ’87
& BS ’85, of Lancaster, N.Y.; Matthew E. La Sota, BA
’04, of Buffalo; Ken Lam, EdM ’04 & BA ’01,
of Somerset, N.J.; Christian Lovelace, JD ’06, of Buffalo;
Donna M. Manion, BA ’94, of New York, N.Y.; Patrick J.S.
Mathews, BS ’03 of Williamsville, N.Y.; David T. Merrell, MBA
’96 & BS ’91 of Lancaster, N.Y.; Peter A. Petrella
Jr., BA ’00, of Lancaster, N.Y.; Jennifer L. Shalik, BA
’07 of Buffalo, N.Y.; Mark J. Stramaglia, MBA ’86 &
BS ’81, of Williamsville, N.Y.; Kristin Vento, MBA ’00
of Orchard Park, N.Y.; John Warren BA ’01, of Ashburn, Va.;
and Sylvia Williams Ferguson, BA ’98, of Buffalo, N.Y.
Newly elected members of the board are Hon. Mark G. Farrell, JD
’72 & BA ’69 of Amherst, N.Y.; Jeffery D. Hazel,
PMCert ’09, PMCert ’09, EdM ’09, EdM ’03
& BA ’99 of Amherst, N.Y.; S. Navpreet Jatana, BS
’03 of Amherst, N.Y.; Michael J. Kennuth, BA ’93 of
Williamsville, N.Y.; Timothy F. Murphy, MBA ’96 & BA
’94 of Williamsville, N.Y.; Gene E. Verel, BS ’73 of
Buffalo; and Richard J. Lynch, DDS ’83 & BA ’79 of
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.