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Board of Directors

Executive Committee

John Salter
Board Chair
Orlando Rivera
Vice Chair/Outreach Chair
Paige Monks
Secretary
Jacqueline DiStefano
Treasurer
Larry Yovanoff
Immediate Past Chair /Development Chair
Jillian Cauwels
Governance Chair
Michael Daniels
Program Chair

Board Members

Claire Bopp
Edward Case
Freddy Colon
Richard Fraser
Andre Godfrey
Danielle Johnson
Christopher Simmons
Rosa LaDelfa
Ryan Wegman
Michael Page
Troy Whigham
Arpan Patel, MD
Chair, Medical Advisory Committee
Rob Poltrino

Honorary & Emeritus Board Members

Honorary Life Members

  • Wendell Ames, M.D.
  • Basil Bibby, M.D.
  • Hugh Burr, M.D.
  • Mrs. J.F. Colson
  • William Craver, M.D.
  • Josephine Craytor
  • Judge Jacob Gitelman
  • Joanne Hammond
  • C. Herbet Holt
  • Norman Howden
  • Richard "Dick" McGlynn
  • Rudolph Napodano, M.D.
  • Elisabeth Phillips
  • Albert Preiss
  • Raymond Salamone, M.D.
  • Charles Sherman, M.D.
  • Elmer Smith
  • Luke T. Smith
  • Samuel Stabins, M.D.
  • Elmer Strauss

Emeritus Board Members

  • Kathleen Albertini
  • James Battaglia
  • Kimberly Bierworth
  • Sandy Diluglio
  • Mark Geiser
  • Joanna Grosodonia
  • Kathleen Leibenguth
  • Elaine Lennox
  • David Long
  • Kathleen Meisenzahl
  • Jennifer Morey
  • Michael Rockwell
  • Warren Rosenbaum
  • Will Rumbold

Associate Board

The Associate Board's mission is to promote awareness of the Cancer Support Community at Gilda's Club Rochester, organize philanthropic initiatives, and provide volunteer service. As ambassadors of the agency, they have the opportunity to participate in many different ways including fundraising, public relations, outreach, and recruiting new members. Through the Associate Board we hope to cultivate, inspire, and empower a new generation of philanthropic leaders and supporters of Cancer Support Community at Gilda's Club Rochester.

Officers

  • Chris Keyes, Co-President
  • Conor McKenna, Co-President
  • David Lanni, Membership Chair
  • Cassidy Franklin, Communications Chair
  • Mike Daniels, Board liaison
  • TBD, Treasurer

Members

  • Tim Ambrosetti
  • Sean Brooks
  • Matt Crowley
  • Katie Dokus
  • Hunter Johnson
  • Brandi Sek
  • Julianne Pangal
  • Tim Stapleton
  • Brandon Turner
  • Emily Trotman