Buffalo News’ “Honor Roll”
01/04/09 06:36 AM
Honor Roll /Recognizing
the accomplishments of Western New Yorkers
Several new officers were
elected to Upstate New York Transplant Services’ Donate Life
Foundation board and will serve throughout 2009.
Elected chairwoman was
Naniscah B. Koessler, a local volunteer for charitable and
philanthropic causes. Jonathan A. Dandes, president of Rich Baseball
Operations was elected vice chairman, and Roger Haase, Lions District
Governor 20N, was elected secretary- treasurer.
New members serving on the
board are: Brian Benatovich of Hunt Real Estate and Campus Moms;
Richard A. Grimm II of Magavern, Magavern & Grimm law firm; and
Kenneth C. Drake of Sagemark Consulting.
Returning board members
are Sara Anderson of Villa Maria College; David Carlson of
Sentz-Carlson Agency; Dean Haynesworth of St. Jude Medical; Brian
Keating of HSBC Bank USA; Jack O’Donnell of O’Donnell &
Associates; Madonna Spitler of Catapult Life Science Logistics; and
Joe Zenger of the Zenger Group.
The Donate Life Foundation board raises and distributes funds for efforts aimed at increasing awareness about tissue and blood donations.