Academic Catalog

Academic Advisory Boards

Business, Management & Leadership

Ms. Renita DiStefano
V.P. Information Technology & CIO
Seneca Gaming Corporation
Niagara Falls, New York

Ms. Maria Gullo, CPA
Supervisor
Fredd Maxick CPAs, P.C.
Buffalo, New York

Mr. Michael P. Hughes
Senior V.P. & Chief of Staff
Kaleida Health
Buffalo, New York

Mr. Larry Mietus
Consultant & Founder
Speaking of Strategy
Depew, New York

Mr. Donald Needham
Human Resources Manager
(Retired)

Mr. Steven J. Woodard
President & CEO
Alden State Bank
Alden, New York

Ms. Christina Wrobel
Forensic Accountant
(Retired)

Clinical Psychology

John Baker, Ph.D., ABPP
Licensed Psychologist
University at Buffalo, Concussion Clinic
Buffalo, NY

James P. Butters, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist, East Amherst Psychology GroupLLP
Amherst, NY

Elizabeth Botzer, Ph.D.
Psychologist, Newfane Central Schools/East Amherst Psychology Group
Wilson, NY

Jodi Saltzberg Deeb, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
East Amherst, NY

Esterphine A. Greene, LCSW
Formerly of Buffalo Psych Center/BFNC
Buffalo, NY

Marvin L. Henchbarger, MA
Executive Director, Gay and Lesbian Youth Services of Western NY
Niagara Falls, NY

Howard K. Hitzel, PsyD, MPA
President, Lakeshore Behavioral Health
Buffalo, NY

Amy Jablonski, PsyD
Licensed Psychologist
Chief Operating Officer, Summit Educational Resources
Getzville, NY

Karen Klementowski, PsyD
Licensed Psychologist, Private practice
Snyder, NY

Peter P. Kost, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Chief Psychologist, Buffalo Psychiatric Center
Buffalo, NY

Drew C. Messer JD PhD
Licensed Psychologist, Private Practice
Williamsville, NY

Tom Mazur, PsyD
Licensed Psychologist
Pediatric Endocrinology, Woman and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

Sally Norman, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist, Private Practice
Amherst, NY

William A. Reynolds, PsyD, MBA
Licensed Psychologist, Buffalo Psychiatric Center
Amherst, NY

David Teplin, PsyD
Adult Clinical Psychologist
Richmond Hill, ON

JoAnn West
Registered Psychologist, Early Career
Toronto, ON

Communication

Andy Brocato
Director of Community Relations & Special Events
Tops Friendly Markets

Eileen Buckley
Senior Reporter
WKBW-TV

Dawn Cwierley
Public Relations Manager
Kenmore Mercy Hospital

Al Davis
Program Director, WGR Radio

John DiScuillo
Promotion and Production Director
WBBZ-TV

Craig Kanalley
Social Media Manager
Buffalo Sabres
Key Bank Center

Brian Meyer
Multimedia Journalist/InstructorWBFO

Chris Musial
VP and General Manager
WBBZ-TV

Anne Schlifke
VP Customer Experience Manager/Mortgage and Consumer Lending
M&T

Don Tomasulo
Director of Results
Entercom Radio

Timothy Walsh
VP of College Relations

English

Elizabeth Licata
Editor
Buffalo Spree magazine

Sarah Kinne, Medaille English Alumni
MA Rhetoric & Composition, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Harvard University Library

Amber Small
Executive Director
Parkside Community Center

Ted Pelton
Professor & Chair
English Department
Tennessee Technical University

Bridget Brace-McDonald
Director of Outreach Activities
Genome, Environment, and Microbiome
Community of Excellence
University of Buffalo

Health Information Management (HIM)

Leah Mateczun, RHIA
Manager, Coding Integrity
Independent Health
Buffalo, New York

Denise Sprague, RHIA
Surgical Coder
UBMD Physicians’ Group
Buffalo, New York

Nadine Mund, RHIA
Director, Corporate Compliance
Erie County Medical Center
Buffalo, New York

Kris Spada, RHIA
Health Information Manager
Evergreen Health
Buffalo, New York

Nicolette Wilson, MBA
VP of Revenue Cycle
Erie County Medical Center
Buffalo, New York

Sports Management

Bob Bateson
Owner/CEO
Body Blocks Fitness

Ron Bertovich
Sport Executive

Michael J. Billoni

Michael Buczkowski
General Manager
Buffalo Bisons

Stephen Butler 
Medaille Sport Management Alumni
Niagara University
Deputy Director of Athletics

Seymour Knox IV

Pat LaDuca
Health and Fitness Executive

F. Scott Layden
General Manager
Minnesota Timberwolves of the NBA

Stan Makowski, Jr.
Vice President of Arena Operations
Pegula Sports and Entertainment (PSE) 

Deborah M. Martinez, J.D.
Sport Agent

Carlos Obiano
Professional Soccer Argentina

Ron Raccuia
Owner, ADPRO Sports

Joseph Shaw
Shaw and Shaw
Attorneys at Law

Jerry Sullivan
Sports Writer

Bruce Wawrzyniak
Medaille Sport Management Alumni

Kevin Wiles
Medaille Sport Management Alumni
NY State Police

David S. Zygai
VP of Legal Affairs​
Buffalo Sabres NHL

Veterinary Technology

Matthew Carver
Vice President of Finance
Canisius High School
Buffalo, New York

David Hansen, D.V.M., F.A.V.D., D.A.V.D.C.
(Representing Veterinary Technology Clinical Specialities)
Diplomate America Veterinary Dentistry College
Town & Country Animal Clinic

Jon Mott, LATG, BS
(Representing Laboratory Animal Science)
Retired

Joseph Savarese, DVM
Medaille College

Carol Spierto, L.V.T., SMAR RLATg, MBA
(Representing Laboratory Medicine & Research)
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Ryan Stedman
(Representing Veterinary Technology Students)

Joseph Tashjian, DVM
(Representing Large Animal)
Springville Veterinary Associates

Rene vanEe, D.V.M., D.A.C.V.S.
(Representing Veterinary Practitioners)
Diplomate Amer. College of Veterinary Surgeons
Sheridan Animal Hospital, PC

Gary Willoughby II
(Representing the Public)
President and CEO
Erie County SPCA

Tara Woyton, L.V.T.

Veterinary Technology (Rochester)

Kellie Donovan, LVT
Genesee Valley Equine Clinic, LLC

Robin English, LVT
Seneca Park Zoo

Erik Herrema
Director, Penfield Veterinary Hospital

Ann Horn-Jeddy
Assistant Director, Medaille College

Amy Karch, RN, MS, CNS
Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing
University of Rochester

Amy Leibeck, DVM
Owner, Genesee Valley Equine Clinic, LLC

Jennifer Rastle, LVT
Hospital Manager
Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Services

Robert Weir
Territory Business Manager
Zoetis

Tara Woyton, LVT
Tribal Liaison-USDA, Veterinary Services
NY, Medaille Buffalo Campus FT Instructor