Board of Directors

Read to Succeed Buffalo, Inc. is a partnership of foundations, businesses, educators, and the community at large, who are committed to developing innovative ideas and practices that improve student achievement with a focus on early childhood literacy.
Our board members are:



Hon. Jack Quinn, Chair

President
Erie Community College

 



Kate Dust

Vice President, Education &
Staff Development
EduKids, Inc.



Hal D. Payne, Vice Chair

Vice President, Student Affairs
Buffalo State College

 

 

Frederick G. Attea
Partner
Phyllips Lytle, LLP



Marcia O'Neil-White
Treasurer 
Executive Director
Buffalo Prep

 


 

Karen A. Clinton Jones, Ph.D
Chief Diversity Officer
Buffalo State College

 



Rev. Richard Stenhouse, 
Secretary
Pastor
Bethel AME Church



Joseph (Jerry) Castiglia

Retired President & CEO
Pratt & Lambert



Hon. Betty Calvo-Torres

Buffalo City Court Judge
City of Buffalo




Wendy Montante

Community Volunteer


Paul Olszewski
Senior Portfolio Manager
Vice President, Key Private Bank

 



Michael Noah

Vice President, Business Banking
Senior Relationship Manager
Bank on Buffalo

 
 
 Mary Ellen Reilly
 Chief Compliance Officer
 Wilmington Funds

Former Member

Gordon Gross, Chair Emeritus of Development Committee

Founder
Gross Shuman Bridzle & Gilfillan P.C.

 

  

 

 




Volunteer

Read to Succeed Buffalo is looking for volunteers aged 50+ to help tutor small groups in Buffalo Public Schools. Click here to learn more.

Parents

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