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Burchfield-Penney Art Center Announces New Board of Trustees and Council Members

Posted: July 5, 2005
The Burchfield-Penney Art Center is pleased to welcome the following new members to the museum’s Board of Trustees: Monica Angle, Anne Gioia and John Greenberger. The Board officers for the 2005/2006 fiscal year are Gary Brost, chair; Cindy Abbott-Letro, vice-chair; Calvin Rand, vice-chair; Paula Reinhold, vice-chair; Carol Kociela, treasurer and John Gartner, secretary.
Monica Angle has extensive experience in museums and museum education programs having most recently worked at the Craft and Folk Art Museum of Los Angeles and the Walker Art Museum in Minneapolis. A working artist, Monica has exhibited her work in group and solo exhibitions throughout the United States.
A community leader known for her volunteer work and leadership in fundraising, Ann Gioia is a co-founder of the Roswell Park Alliance with her sister-in-law Donna Gioia. She currently serves on the Alliance Foundation Board of Directors and on the Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporate Board of Directors.
For years, John Greenberger has supported the Burchfield-Penney. Before re-joining the Board in 2005, John served on the museum’s Council, and his generosity has helped to build the museum’s collections. Currently chairman of the board of the Weinberg Campus, he has a wealth of volunteer experience having served on the boards of Nichols and The Park School and is a past vice-president of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.
In addition, the Burchfield-Penney welcomes the following new Council members: David Buck, President of Crowley Webb & Associates; Joan M. Bukowski, Training Specialist at American Axle, Delia Cadle, Associate at Hodgson Russ LLP; Lidia Couzo, Vice President, Sunbelt Business Advisors; AnnMarie Halt, Assistant Manager, HSBC Bank USA, Bidwell Branch; Marta Hiczewski, President, One Source Marketing; Suzanne Hofmeister, Partner, Persia Gray; William H. Kelly, Vice President, Harold C. Brown & Co.; Nelson Montgomery, Account Executive, TR Communications; Karl Riner, Branch Manager, A.G. Edwards & Sons; Jill Sessa, Owner, Balanced Fitness Pilates; Michael Starks, Owner, Star Estate Liquidators; Lori Anne Stevenson, community volunteer; and Matthew Wolfe, General Manager, Tri-Main Development.
About the Burchfield-Penney Art Center
The Burchfield-Penney Art Center is a museum dedicated to the art and vision of Charles E. Burchfield and distinguished artists of Buffalo Niagara and Western New York State. Through its affiliation with Buffalo State College, the museum encourages learning and celebrates our richly creative and diverse community. For more information, call (716) 878-6011 or visit
The Burchfield-Penney Art Center is accredited by the American Association of Museums and is supported in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts. Additional operating support is provided by the Elizabeth Elser Doolittle Trust, the James Carey Evans Endowment, the Mary A. H. Rumsey Foundation and charitable contributions by museum members and visitors.
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