Just Buffalo’s Board of Directors

Just Buffalo’s work would not be possible without the dedication of our committed volunteer board of directors.

Board Officers


James R. Bachwitz
Vice President
Adelman Research Group

Vice President

Elizabeth Pascal
Attorney, State & Local Tax Practice
Hodgson Russ LLP


Thomas F. Hewner
Cole, Sorrentino, Hurley, Hewner & Gambino, PC


Janet Kaye

Immediate Past President

Mary E. Farallo, MBA, CHHR
Vice President, HR Strategic Initiatives
Catholic Health

Board Members

Michael C. Angelucci
New Directions Youth and Family Services, Inc.

Venezia M. Appleby
Asst. Director of Respite Quality
People Inc.

Paul A. Battaglia
retired attorney

Sandra Block, M.D.
Writer & Physician
Buffalo Medical Group

Karen Stanley Fleming
Management Consultant
Key Success Factors Consulting

Geraldine Grossman
Executive Coach
My Executive Coach

Olga Karman
Writer/Community Activist

Lucy Kogler
Talking Leaves Books

Anne Y. Taylor
JB40 Campaign Chair
Community Volunteer

Timothy J. Vukelic
VP Training, Orientation & Inventory Control
Try-It Distributing Co., Inc.

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40 Years of Just Buffalo History

Browse through highlights of noteworthy literary events that Just Buffalo has brought to Western New York, featuring some of the world’s greatest literary talent.

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Meet the Staff

Learn about the individuals whose passion, dedication and commitment make this organization strong.

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Buffalo Hosts World-Famous Authors

Just Buffalo has been bringing the world's greatest authors to Western New York since 2007. Find out what you've been missing.

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Board of Directors

Just Buffalo’s work would not be possible without the dedication of our committed volunteer board.

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Newsletters & Annual Reports

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Just Buffalo's Writing Center is dedicated to helping young and emerging writers ages 12–19 cultivate their writing skills.

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