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2016-2017 Board of Directors

Regan

Chair Bernard C. Regan '65 (2006) – Retired from United Parcel Service’s Corporate Domestic and International Engineering Group; established the Bernard C. Regan Family Endowed Scholarship in support of students from Massena in the Air Conditioning or Electrical Engineering Technology curriculums; in 2006, funded the Regan Flag Station which is dedicated to the memory of all St. Lawrence County fallen soldiers and veterans; scholarship sponsor

Frary

Vice Chair Christine Gray '93 (2015) – Retired as Vice President for Administration from SUNY Canton with 24 years of service; works part-time with her husband and daughter at their CPA firm, now Hoffman, Eells & Gray, CPAs, PC; continues to be a generous donor to the Canton College Foundation.

Sibley

Executive Director Anne M. Sibley (2015) – Vice President for Advancement; scholarship sponsor

Spellacy

Secretary Karen Spellacy (2004) – Associate Professor, School of Business; Chair of the Curriculum Committee and Articulation Agreement Committee

Coombs

Treasurer Edward N. Coombs '86 (2008) – Former US Marine; certified public accountant and the Chief Financial Officer of New York Compensation Managers in Cicero, New York; involved in many youth sports and coaching programs

O'Neil

Past Chair Chloe Ann O'Neil (2001) - Taught grade school at Hermon-DeKalb Central School and Parishville-Hopkinton Central School as well as SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam. New York State Assemblywoman elected in February 1993; New York State Senate's Woman of Distinction in 1999; devoted to education and government; scholarship sponsor.

Directors

Beane

Dr. D. Anthony Beane (2004) – Professor, Veterinary Science Technology; small and large animal practitioner; 1988 graduate of New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell; President of Canton Free Library Board of Trustees 2008; New York State Veterinary Medical Society Executive Board Member; Member of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) at SUNY Canton, SUNY Potsdam, St. Lawrence University, and Clarkson University

Colbert

Lisa E. Colbert '97 (2007) Senior Staff Associate for Student Affairs and Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice; involved with fundraising efforts on behalf of the Criminal Justice program and Student Affairs.

Demo

William D. Demo '57 (1989) – Owner, Demo Auctioneering and Appraisal Service; retired teacher from St. Lawrence Central after 27 years; served as volunteer fireman for nearly 54 years and still active in fundraising for the department; presently serving in his 47th consecutive year as Councilman for the Town of Brasher; retired from auctioneering business after nearly 50 years but continues to volunteer his services for fundraising events; scholarship sponsor

Eurto

Joan Eurto '82 (2016) - Joan served SUNY Canton for 31 years and was Secretary to the President, Dr. Earl MacArthur, and Assistant to the President, Dr. Joseph L. Kennedy. She began her career at SUNY Canton in 1970, as the secretary to the founder of the College's nursing program, Virginia McAllister. Over her extensive career with SUNY Canton, she served on various committees including serving as secretary to the Canton College Foundation. She retired in 2002. Three generations of the Eurto family have graduated from SUNY Canton.

Fay

Daniel G. Fay (1990) – Professor, Accounting; Owner, Hoot Owl Enterprises; involved with many community and civic organizations; town councilman

Fear

Kevin Fear '87 (2006) – President of Universe Cellular and Dish with locations in Watertown and Fayetteville

Frary

David A. Frary '70/'72 (1990) – Owner, Phillips Memorial, Inc., located in Massena and Waddington; owner, Fay G. Mann Funeral Home in Madrid; SUNY Canton Mortuary Science Advisory Committee; involved with many service organizations; scholarship sponsor

Haig

Walter J. Haig '89 (2007) – Vice President at Bentley Systems, Inc. based in Clifton Park, New York; establishing an endowment

Kingston

Sylvia M. Kingston '78 (2000) – Owner, Josie’s Little Pizzeria and Sylvia’s Lounge and Eatery; Canton Village Trustee; scholarship sponsor

MacArthur

Marti K. MacArthur '74/'78 (2009) - Committee Chair for the Centennial Gala Auction fundraiser in 2006 and raised $40,000 for an unrestricted endowment;  Member of the SUNY Canton Alumni Board; Involved with the E.J. Noble Guild, United Helpers, and several other organizations.

Mohammed

Kasheed Mohammed '60 (2011) – Originally from Pakistan, came to SUNY Canton not knowing a soul; graduated in 1960 and went on to earn a PhD, LD, and RD; co-inventor of the liquid form of Splenda; supports an international student scholarship.

Noble

Michael A. Noble '85 (2003) – Vice President of Operations and Information Technology of The Nashua Banks, Nashua, New Hampshire

Raymo

Robert B. Raymo '58 (2008) – Former Director of Development and Canton College Foundation Executive Vice President; Chair of the Centennial Campaign’s Business Relations Committee; volunteer working with significant donor prospects

Richardson

Jon A. Richardson '67 (2006) – Executive Director of the Peoria Diamond Club which is the winter home of the San Diego Padres; strong ties to many major league baseball contacts

Szafran

Dr. Zvi Szafran (2014) – SUNY Canton President. Dr. Szafran comes to SUNY Canton after previously serving as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Chemistry at Southern Polytechnic State University in Georgia since 2005. He earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of South Carolina and his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He served as the Vice President for Academic Affairs at New England College in New Hampshire from 1998 to 2005 and held several positions at Merrimack College in Massachusetts.

Trainor

Carl W. Trainor '77 (2005) – Owner of Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. in Boonville, New York; serves on the SUNY Canton Mortuary Science Advisory Committee; established an endowment

Valentine

Rosella Todd Valentine '68 (1977) - Retired Office Technology Teacher, Northwest Tech Center, Ogdensburg, New York; enjoyed a 31-year teaching career; New York State’s first “Teacher Ambassador for Occupational Education,” New York State Education Department, Albany; former Vice Chair, Canton College Foundation; former President, SUNY Canton Alumni Association; received Heuvelton Central School’s first “Alumni Hall of Fame” designation; former Board member of the Frederic Remington Art Museum, United Helpers Management Company, and Planned Parenthood of Northern New York; Chair of two United Way campaigns; active in Florida now as member of “Lake County League of Women Voters” and poll worker for Florida elections in Lake County

Varley

Grace Vesper '88 (2013) - Alumni Association representative; worked for the Village of Canton for 18+ years and the St. Lawrence County Central Services Department; President of the SUNY Canton Alumni Association, Inc., (the housing-related development organization); past President of the SUNY Canton Alumni Board; a long-serving member of the Alumni Board of Directors and a current scholarship sponsor. 

Walsh

Thomas V. Walsh '96 (2006) - Executive Vice President for Burnham New York, Inc., New York City, specializing in processing building permits and other critical approvals that impact construction; established an endowment in support of alcohol education

White

Guilford D. White '68 (2008) – Owner of the several real estate holdings in Akwesasne; scholarship sponsor.

Wilder

Barbara R. Wilder '53/'70 (2009) – Active in the community; Former trustee of the Benton Library Board, Canton Methodist Church, and former Board of Director for Cooperative Extension, 4H Division, and the Canton Garden Club; Volunteers for the American Red Cross, Well Child Clinics, and the Canton Rescue Squad.

Weyl

Thomas P. Woodside '66 (2014) – Established his own private manufacturers’ representative business – TP Woodside, Inc. – in Buffalo, New York, in 1976; established a scholarship endowment in 1991 and continue to be generous supporters of SUNY Canton.

Wyckoff

Katherine Wyckoff '77 (2016) - Wyckoff and her husband, Peter, have been generous supporters and volunteers with many local non profit organizations, including Grasse River Heritage and Garden Share. Over the years, the Wyckoffs have donated funds to purchase labratory equipment for SUNY Canton's Nursing Program and have endowed a scholarship that is awarded to either an entering or continuing non-traditional nursing student.

Honorary Directors

Cloce

D. Edgar Cloce '59 - Owner of TJ Toyota car dealership; former member of the Canton College Foundation Board of Directors; generous supporter of scholarships.

Goolden

Charles F. Goolden (1973) – Founding officer of the Canton College Foundation Board of Directors; former Vice President for Administration at SUNY Canton; serves on the SUNY Canton Mortuary Science Advisory Committee; active in many service organizations; scholarship sponsor

Kennedy

Dr. Joseph Kennedy - Former President of SUNY Canton and generous supporter of scholarships.

McArthur

Dr. Earl MacArthur - President Emeritus of SUNY Canton and founding member of the College Foundation.

Noble

Robert A. Noble, Jr. - Former member of the Canton College Foundation Board of Directors; generous supporter of a scholarship.

Stone

Jay F. Stone '62 - Former member of the Canton College Foundation Board of Directors; generous supporter of a scholarship.

Woodcock

Ronald L. Woodcock '59 (1987) – Partner, 600 Erie Place Partnership; former owner/partner, Woodcock and Armani; former member of the Air Conditioning Engineering Advisory Committee; national chairman of the “Building on the Tradition” campaign in the 1990s; Distinguished Alumnus 1989; New York State Confederation’s Distinguished Alumni Service Award 1990; Co-Chair with his wife Blanche’06 of SUNY Canton’s Centennial Campaign “Cultivating the Minds of Tomorrow;” scholarship sponsor.

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