Meet The Team
Just as essential to our work is our committed Board of Directors and staff who dedicate their time and heart in service to our mission and champion our cause.
Amelia graduated from Michigan State University in 2011 with degrees in Art History and Anthropology. She received her Masters in Art History from the University at Buffalo in 2014.
Beth is a graduate of Daemen College where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Individualize Studies focusing on Arts and Cultural History and of the University at Buffalo earning her Masters of Arts & Sciences in Arts Management.
Allison received a B.S. in Museum Studies from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2013. She received her Masters Degree in Arts Management from the University at Buffalo.
Netanya, a graduate of SUNY Buffalo State College, earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a minor in Dance. Initially joined Arts for Learning WNY as an intern. Netanya has hopes of returning to school to pursue her Masters in Fine Arts.
Jesi graduated with her B.S. in Marketing Management from the Rochester Institute of Technology. She also earned a Masters’ degree in Public Administration with a certificate in Not for Profit Management from SUNY Brockport.
Tony attended the University of Rochester and graduated with an MBA in finance as well as a bachelor’s degree at Niagara University. Spent the first half of his career in private business in finance including positions as a controller and vice president.
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS
FINANCE & DATA ADMINISTRATOR
Board of Directors
Laura Douglas, President - Arthritis National Research Foundation
Karen Camp, Co-Vice President - The Dance Camp & Tapestry Charter School
Daycia Clarke, Co-Vice President - Positive Coaching Alliance
Michael Thomas, Treasurer - Economic Development Consultant, The Harrison Studio
Jim Howe, Secretary - Chudy Paper, Inc. & School Consultant
Leanne Deshaies - Upstate Niagara Cooperative
Heather Kimmins - Hodgson Russ LLP
Zachary Jenkins - NexTier Bank
Michael Leslie - M&T Bank
Arlow Linton - Gerber Ciano Kelly Brady LLP
Nyeema Quinniey - Buffalo Public Schools
Amy Wlosinski - Daemen University
Anthony Billoni, Emeritus
Susan Levy, Emeritus
Wendy Pierce, Emeritus