Board Members

The Children's Hospital of Buffalo Foundation has a committed Board of Directors who lead the philanthropic effort to benefit John R. Oishei Children's Hospital. Many outstanding community leaders serve on our Foundation Board. We extend a sincere thanks to these individuals and the countless others who partner with us in support of quality health care.

Chairman: John Persons - Tops Friendly Markets
Vice Chair: Heather Williams - The OSC Charitable Foundation
Secretary:
 Katherine Ragusa - The Advantage Co.

Treasurer: Peter Petrella - Aleron

Karen Balduf - Fisher-Price, Inc.
Matthew Davison - The Martin Group
Nathan Gordon - Gordon Companies, Inc.
Katherine Gorman - Delaware North Companies
Amy Habib Rittling - Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP
Jeremy Kelley - Buffalo Bills
Ashley Meganck - Pegula Sports and Entertainment
Robert Moore - Moore for Kids
JoEtte Mosey-Zaccagnino - JDLA, LLC
Jon Notarius - Premier Wine & Spirits
Bonnie Redder - Hodgson Russ, LLP (retired)
Renee Reynolds, MD - Kaleida Health Neurosurgery
Russell Salvatore - Salvatore Hospitality/RSA Development
David Schutte - Schutte Hospitality Group
Kenneth Slomovitz - Ethan Allen of WNY
James Swiezy - Greenleaf Development
Patti Thomas - 34 Group
Francisco Vasquez, Ph.D. - Community Volunteer
Matt Vukelic - Try-It Distributing

Allegra Jaros, MBA
President
John R. Oishei Children's Hospital

Meet the Children's Hospital Foundation Team

Andrew Bennett Vice President, The Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation
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Andy Lashua Director, Development
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Amanda Dzielski Manager, Annual Giving
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Melissa Bean Manager, Special Events
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Claire Crean Major Gift Officer
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Cynthia Reinhart Manager, Foundation IT
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Kristen Bieber Manager, Marketing
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Amy Johnson Lachuk, PhD Grant Manager
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Donna Walentynowicz Senior Development Associate
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Abby Robertson Marketing Coordinator
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Amy Maciejewski Event Coordinator
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Jennifer Matyjasik Executive Secretary
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Corinne McCarthy Healing Arts Coordinator
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Alyssa Jerge Stone’s Buddies Coordinator
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