Faculty and Staff Directory

At Trocaire, you will find the faculty and staff will take the time to get to know you. Our faculty continually challenge students in their coursework and are available for advisement and guidance both inside and outside the classroom. By working with students one-on-one, faculty get to know them as individuals, with a more personal approach to teaching. In addition to the faculty members listed below, the college is privileged to draw upon the expertise of part-time adjunct instructors as well as part-time clinical/lab instructors.

Faculty and Staff Directory
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Bassam M. Deeb, Ph.D., President
Richard T. Linn Ph.D.,  Vice President, Academic Affairs and Planning, 716.827.2471
, B.A., Vice President for Development & Community Engagement, 716.827.4344
Rebecca Boyle, Executive Director, Human Resources, 716.827.2559
Carol Fanutti, Ed.D., M.S.,RN, CNE, CCS, Dean of the Catherine McAuley School of Nursing
Tony Funigiello, M.S.Ed., Chief Student Affairs Officer, 716.827.2481
Sister Margaret Mary Gorman, R.S.M., M.A., Director of Mission and Service, 716.827.2480
John J. Hudack, Vice President for Finance, 716.827.2512
Linda Kerwin, Ed.D., CST, RN, MA, MSN, Dean of the Division of Health Professions 716.827.2454
Michael LaFever, Ed.D., Chief Administrative Officer, 716.827.2491
, Ph.D., MBA, Dean of Arts, Sciences and Professional Studies, 716.827.2455
Jacqueline Matheny, M.S., Chief Enrollment Officer, 716.827.2450


Faculty / Academic Program Directors

Academic Program Directors

Nancy Augustyn, R.T.(R), M.S., Director of Medical Imaging programs, 716.827.2443
Rosanne Dee, Program Advisor, Human Resource Management, 716.827.4309
Nicole Klem, M.S., RD, Director of Nutrition and Dietetics program, 716.827.4307
Jeff Lesinski, M.B.A., Director of Computer Network Administration, 716.827.2566
Susan Lombardo, Ph.D., R.N., Associate Dean of the McAuley School of Nursing     
Kimberly Storfer, R.D.H, B.S.M., M.H.A/I.N.F, CHPE, Program Developer of Healthcare Informatics, 716.827.4312


John Anderson Jr., M.S. Registered Nursing
Kimberly J. Bailey, Ph.D., Natural Sciences, 716.827.2537
Don Balthasar, Ph.D., Natural Sciences, 716.827.2457
Patricia Battaglia, M.S., RN, Registered Nursing, 716.827.2421
, Ph.D, Mathematics, 716.827.2576
Diane Berry, B.S., M.T., M.S., Natural Sciences, 716.827.2468
Donnette Blachura-Hong, M.S., RN, Registered Nursing, 716.827.2506
Jennifer Blickwedehl, Ph.D., Natural Sciences, 716.827.2544
Michelle Boctor, B.S.N, M.S., Registered Nursing
, R.T.(R), M.B.A., Echocardiography & Diagnostic Medical Sonography, 716.827.2497
Martha Bronstein, M.S., RN, CEN Registered Nursing, 716.827.2460
Martha Calabrese, M.S., ANP, RN, Registered Nursing, 716.827.2453
Jerry Clark, B.S., M.S., Mathematics, 716.827.2503
Mary Ann Deb, M.S., MBA, RN, Registered Nursing, 716.827.2448
Carolyn Enty, M.S., RN, Registered Nursing, 716.827.2451
Ph.D., Philosophy, 716.827.2488
Maria Lalley, M.S., Registered Nursing, 716.827.2408
Cynthia Leffel, B.S.N., MSN, Licensed Practical Nursing
Susan Maloney, Ed.D., Psychology, 716.827.2569
Sharon Mang, D.N.P, RN, Registered Nursing, 716.827.2541
Pati Matlock, M.S., CNM, Registered Nursing, 716.827.2539
Rachel Suto McCormick, R.T.(R), M.A., Radiologic Technology, 716.827.2554
Jennifer Higgins McCormick, MBA, PhD Sociology, 716.827.2455
Cheryl Miller, M.S., RN, Registered Nursing, 716.827.2438

, Philosophy, 716.827.2449
Solomon Nelson, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., English, 716.827.2516
Kjerstin M. Owens, Ph.D., A&P, 716.827.2532
, M.S., A.N.P., RN, Registered Nursing, 716.827.2441
Nancy Renzoni, M.S., RN, Registered Nursing, 716.827.2479
Barbara Riederer, M.S., RN, Registered Nursing, 716.827.2410
Marlene Rogers, FNP-BC, Practical Nursing, 716.827.2573
Reba Sidell, L.M.T., M.S., Massage Therapy, 716.827.2492
Ann Smith, R.T.(R), M.S., Radiologic Technology, 716.827.2494
Debra Stacey, M.S., PMHP, Registered Nursing, 716.827.2401
Sharman Staschak, M.S., RN, Registered Nursing, 716.827.2446
M. Lynn Sullivan, M.A., English, 716.827.2565
Sherry Verostko-Slazak, Practical Nursing, 716.827.2515
Carol Weber, R.T.(R), B.S., M.S., Radiologic Technology, 716.827.2502
Diane Wickham, B.S.Ed., M.A., Natural Sciences, 716.827.2477
Esther Wilczynski, Ph.D., Natural Sciences, 716.827.2513
Kevin Wise, Ph.D., Natural Sciences, 716.827.2570

David Zimmer, Ph.D., Natural Sciences, 716.827.2510


Academic Affairs

Debra Steriovski, Administrative Assistant, 716.827.2471

Academic Support & Retention Services

, Director, 716.827.2433
, Associate Director, 716.827.2467
Test Administrator, 716.827.2521
, Academic Coach, 716.827.2521

Accounting Associate Vice President for Finance, 716.827.2456
, Coordinator of Student Accounts, 716.827.2553
, Accounts Payable Coordinator, 716.827.2406


, Director, 716.827.2459
, Associate Director, 716.827.2418
Catherine Baranowski, Admissions Counselor, 716.827.2403
Jen Ehlinger-Saj, Admissions Counselor, 716.827.2420
, Coordinator of Non-traditional Occupations, 716.827.2538
Claudia M. Lesinski, Director of Student Support Services (Russell J. Salvatore School of Hospitality & Business), 716.827.4301
, Admissions Assistant, 716.827.2545

Administrative Information Services

Michele Peters, Director of Data Administration, 716.827.4333


Advisement & Career Services

Maureen Pernick Huber, Director, 716.827.2444
Sister Marian Mullen, Coordinator of Advisement, 716.827.2535
Jon Hudack, Academic & Career Advisor, 716.827.2547
Academic & Career Advisor, 716.827.2430

Assessment & Research

, Ph.D., Director, 716.827.4352
, Ed.D., Research Associate, 716.827.4315

Bookstore/ Copy Center

Debbie Cammarata, Manager, 716.827.2522
Charles Brant, Assistant Manager, 716.827.2555
Janet Healey, Copy Center Lead, 716.827.2474
Bookstore & Imaging Associate, 716.827.2509

College Support Services

Philomena Gallagher, Director, 716.827.2490
Paulann DiGioia, Senior Support Services Assistant, 716.827.2466
Lisa Geraci, Senior Support Services Assistant, 716.827.4300

Distance Learning & Educational Technology

Alissa Steele-Pruitt, Coordinator, 716.827.2557


Margaret Andrzejewski, Director, 716.827.2564
Sean Jensen, Facilities Coordinator, 716.827.4302
Daniel Block, Maintenance, 716.827.2542
Mary Przepasniak, Receptionist/Switchboard Operator

Financial Aid

Janet McGrath, Director, 716.827.2428
Allison Germono, Assistant Director, 716.827.2424
Mary Roche, Financial Aid Advisor, 716.827.2404
Julie Smith, Financial Aid Advisor, 716.827.2416
Terry Adamczyk, Financial Aid Advisor, 716.827.2426
David Schwab, Default Manager/Work-Study Coordinator, 716.827.2567
, Student Finance Associate, 716.827.2427

Arthur O. Eve HEOP

Peg Babcock, Director, 716.827.2562
Roman Shchurowsky, Assistant Director, 716.827.2476

Human Resources

, Compliance & Diversity Coordinator, 716.827-2461
, Employment Specialist, 716.827.2561

Information Technology

, IT Consultant, 716.827.2505
Robin Loomis, Senior Information Technology Specialist, 716.827.4332
Eric Macon, Help Desk, 716.827.4331

Institutional Advancement

Director of Grants, Foundations & Community Relations, 716.827.4348
, Director of Development, 716.827.4341
, Director of Public Relations, 716.827.4347
Associate Director of Communications, 716.827.4343
Advancement Assistant, 716.827.4340

Mission & Service

Sister Margaret Mary Gorman, Director, 716.827.2480

Nursing Studies

Pamela Jablonicky, Administrative Assistant, 716.827.2543
, Nursing Resource Tutor, 716.827.2487
Margaret Tighe, Coordinator of Nursing Simulation Lab, 716.827.2463

President's Office

Kathleen Hoffstetter, Executive Assistant to the President & Board of Trustees, 716.827.2423

Rachel R. Savarino Library (Main Campus)

, Director of Library Services (Main Campus/Transit Road), 716.827.2436
, Coordinator of Library Services @ RJS (Transit; phone 716.827.2523);(Main Campus: 716.827.2447)
Chelsey Lonberger, Reference & User Services Librarian, 716.827.2434
, Reference & Electronic Services Librarian, 716.827.2434
Cindy Seitz, Archivist & Electronic Resources Librarian, 716.827.2434
, Reference & User Services Librarian/Faculty Liaison, 716.827.2434
Librarian at the Transit Road Location:  716.827.2523


Theresa Horner, Registrar, 716.827.2485
, Assistant Registrar, 716.827.2415
, Records/Registration Assistant, 716.827.2469

Student Life
, Director, 716.827.2445
, Counselor & Coordinator of Disability Services, 716.827.2412
, Health Records Coordinator, 716.827.2489
, Health Records Associate, 716.827.2489
, Campus Minister, 716.827.2430

Veteran Services

Brad Baumgardner, Coordinator, 716.827.2553

Workforce Development/Lifelong Learning

Christine Whipkey, Assistant to Director, 716.827-4310