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Board of Directors

Deaf Access Services is always looking for business professionals, members of the Deaf/HH communities and other Western New Yorkers to join our Board of Directors.

Board members are asked to attend quarterly meetings, join at least one Committee, participate in our fundraisers and support Deaf Access Services in the community.  If you are interested in learning more, please contact us at communications@wnydas.org for more detailed information.


Michael Cross


NYS Department of Transportation - Civil Engineer

Christina Manning

Vice President

Kenmore Mercy Hospital - RN

Komani Lundquist


Via Evaluation - Director of Operations

Patty Tadak


St. Mary's School for the Deaf - Teacher Assistant (Retired)

Amy Crockford

Board Member

ASL Instructor - Erie Community College, SUNY Brockport, SUNY Buffalo State College

Catherine Dines

Board Member

Kloss, Stenger & LoTempio - Attorney

Ryan Dunn

Board Member


Scott Gentzke

Board Member

St. Mary's School for the Deaf

Jeanette Grimaldi

Board Member

Independent Living of Niagara County - Deaf Service Coordinator

Nanette Harmon

Board Member

Niagara University - Coordinator of ASL and Deaf Studies

Cathie Kersten

Board Member

St. Mary's School for the Deaf

Sharon LeRoy

Board Member

U.S. Custom Border & Protection - Technician Aide

Deborah Long

Board Member

The Resource Center-Cook

Kristin Miller

Board Member

St. Mary's School for the Deaf - Social Worker

Aaron Saykin

Board Member

Hodgson Russ, LLP. - Attorney

Hon. Mark J.F. Schroeder

Board Member

City of Buffalo - Comptroller

Mark Smith

Board Member


Sue Wantuck

Board Member

St. Mary's School for the Deaf - Teacher (Retired)

Alice Guinane

Emeritus Member

Key Bank (Retired)

Pamela Rohring

Emeritus Member

St. Mary's School for the Deaf - Teacher

Kathy Hoffman

Emeritus Member

Erie County Community College - Supervisor of the Office for Students with Disabilities (Retired)