Saleh Elected President of UB Alumni Association

By Mary Beth Spina

Release Date: July 19, 2000 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- David J. Saleh of Corfu, a 1978 graduate of the University at Buffalo Law School, has been elected to a one-year term as president of the UB Alumni Association.

Saleh, who also received an undergraduate degree from UB in 1975, is a partner in the Batavia law firm of Oshlag & Saleh.

Other officers elected for the 2000-0l year are Margaret W. Paroski of Buffalo, M.D. '80, medical director of the Erie County Medical Center and an associate clinical professor of neurology in the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, president-elect; Richard L. Friend of Williamsville, B.S. '68, M.B.A. '70, supervisory compliance officer with the National Labor Relations Board, vice president of athletics; John T. Kociela of Amherst, B.S. '68, director of environmental health for the Erie County Department of Health, vice president of constituents; Thomas A. Palmer of Williamsville, J.D. '78, M.B.A. '71, managing partner with Jaeckle, Fleischmann & Mugel, vice president of finance; Robert A. Evans of Clarence, B.S. '63, M.B.A. '71, a management consultant, vice president of membership, and Jennifer B. Wisniewski of Buffalo, B.A. '92, M.B.A. '96, TOPS Markets, Inc., vice president of student relations.

New executive committee members are Robert N. Convissar of Hamburg, B.A. '73, J.D. '77, an attorney with Cohen & Lombardo, P.C., and Diane M. LaVallee of Amherst, B.A. '80, J.D. '83, an attorney with the New York State Attorney General's Office.

Newly elected members of the board of directors are Paul Quebral of Williamsville, B.A. '88, M.B.A. '92, real estate director for Reid Petroleum Corp.; Sylvia R. Williams of Buffalo, B.A. '98, a surgical technologist for Kaleida Health-Buffalo General Division; James M. Militello of Burke, Va., B.A. '79, a sportscaster for the Associated Press, and George H. Stege of Clarence, M.B.A. '86, president of Ford Gum & Machine Co.

Also, Frederick P. Meli of Tonawanda, B.S. '76, a retired civil engineer; Darren James Ascone of Voorheesville, B.A. '98, founder of Chek, Inc.; Robert A. Sanders of Buffalo, M.A. '86, director of technical services for Foit-Albert Associates, P.C., and Kelly P. Sahner of Dix Hills, B.A. '91, Ed.M. '93, manager of Integrated Sports International.