News and Notes (Summer/Fall 2012)
To contact the Hilbert Office of Alumni Relations: (716) 649-7900 ext. 290
SR ANDREA CISZEWSKI AA ’66 will be honored at the Franciscan Federation Conference on July 29. Sr. Andrea, also a Hilbert College Trustee Emerita, will be receiving the Franciscan Recognition Award.
KEVIN EBERLE AA ’79 is the Principal at International Preparatory School in Buffalo, NY.
SR SHARON GOODREMOTE AA ’71 was honored at the 9th Annual Leadership Buffalo Values Award Luncheon on May 3, 2012. Sr. Sharon, also a member of the Hilbert College Board of Trustees, received the Value Award for Inclusion.
DAVID LUDLOW AA ‘79, using the pen name Robin Arthur Jessup, has written a book Queen Lilly Fly By Night, a novel about a vampire queen in a motorized wheel chair. David, himself a disabled person, wrote this book in honor of others with disabilities. It is available internationally on the Amazon Kindle.
CATHERINE SLOAN AAS ’75 is a Program Manager for the Navy in Newport, R.I.
NORINE BOROWIEC GABRESKI AAS ’89 is a Systems Analyst with Sodexo, Inc. In Williamsville, NY.
JOSEPH AIELLO BS ’94 is the Finance Manager at West Herr Automotive in Orchard Park, NY.
SHARON CORSI AAS ’94 has accepted a position at the law firm of Westland, Kramer, Bennett, P.C. in Schererville, Indiana.
RACHEL McCABE BS ’96 is the Director of Human Resources at Synacor, Inc. in Buffalo, NY.
TARRY BROCKEL AAS ’90 is a Clerk-Typist at Genesee Community College in Batavia, NY.
ASHLEY BRYLSKI BS ’09 is a Federal Officer for the US Department of Homeland Security and is working at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport.
TEIA BUI BS ‘04 has been admitted to the bar and is listed as a new member of the Bar Association of Erie County.
AMY CHAMBERS BS ‘09 has earned her Juris Doctor degree from SUNY at Buffalo School of Law. She has graduated cum laude with concentrations in both finance transactions and housing finance and development law.
BROOKE FALCONE BS ’08 is a Legal Assistant with Damon and Morey in Buffalo, NY.
RONALD HESTDALEN BS ’01 is the director of the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville, PA.
AMANDA SMOLAREK LEAZOTT BS ’04 is a Correctional Officer in Orleans County.
RONALD LEAZOTT BS ’03 is a Correctional Officer at Albion Correctional Facility.
JANICE LEWIS BS ’06 is a Paralegal with HSBC in Buffalo, NY.
KATHRYN MARAGLIANO DUNLAP ’09 is a Senior Librarian at NASA John Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH.
JULIE PEACOCK MICHEL BS ’02 has accepted the position of Manager, Trade Settlement for US/ Canada Finance, for Rich Products in Buffalo, NY.
NICHOLAS PASQUARELLA BS ’04 is a Gas Accountant with National Fuel Gas Distribution in Williamsville, NY.
SHEILA POLAK BS ’08 was promoted to paralegal at Geico in Buffalo, NY.
SHERITA PRUITT BS ’05 is in the Occupational Therapy Master’s Program at D’Youville in Buffalo, NY.
APRIL REED BS ’09 is attending Thomas Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. April is also employed by Meritain Health's Michigan office.
JENNIFER SEIB BS ’03 has been appointed Director of Outpatient Substance Abuse Services at BryLin Hospital in Buffalo NY. She also teaches at Medaille College in the CASAC program.
SONDRA WINDRUM BA ’09 is a District Sales Manager at Worldwide Logistics in Buffalo, NY.
NICHOLAS WOLF BS ’04 is a Field Training Officer at the Nogales Border Patrol Station in Nogales, AZ.
MARK ZANGHI , BS ‘00, was admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio on January 27, 2012. He is an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the Civil Division for Licking County, Ohio.
LISA AYERS BS ’12 was hired at Geico in Buffalo, NY.
JULIE BOSSARD ’12 is beginning her graduate work at St. Bonaventure in the fall. Julie will also serve as an Assistant Basketball Coach for Hilbert College’s women’s basketball team.
JESSIE ROLAND-BYSTRAK BS ’12 was selected to be a firefighter featured in television commercials throughout New York State. The Fireman’s Association is sponsoring the recruitment commercials. Jessie was also highlighted in a recent addition of the Buffalo News for her service with the East Aurora Volunteer Fire Department and was featured on News Channel 7’s “Western New Yorkers making Good Things Happen Every Day segment in June. (photo)
DIANDRA CANO BS ’12 will be attending Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service in the fall of 2012.
RACHEL DOBIESZ BA ’11 is currently working for Personnel Resource, Inc. as a Copy Development Coordinator at Fisher Price in East Aurora, NY.
JACQUELINE DOWNEY BS ’12 is the Administrative Legal Assistant at the Federal Public Defender’s Office in Buffalo, NY.
SHANNON GEARY BS ’10 is employed with the Department of Homeland Security in the Transportation Security Administration at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. Shannon’s title is Transportation Security Officer.
SARAH GRAVES BS ’12 will begin law school this fall at SUNY Albany.
CHRISTINA HOLLENBACK BS ’12 is a Paralegal with Cole, Sorrentino, Hurley, Hewner & Gambino, P.C. in Hamburg, NY.
ARIANNA LINDSEY BS ’10 is currently studying nursing at Trocaire College in Buffalo, NY.
FREDERICK MARTIN BS ’11 graduated from the Federal Law Enforcement training Center (FLTEC) in Glynco Ga. He is a Federal Law enforcement Officer for the Federal Bureau of prisons.
MICHAEL NERO BS ’11 is a Contracts Compliance Administrator at Carleton Technologies Inc, in Orchard Park, NY.
SHONNAH ROMESBURG BS ’11 is the Commercial Lending Paralegal at Damon and Morey LLP in Buffalo, NY.
ERIK SEEGER BS ’11 has successfully completed all of the requirements to practice as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Erik is a staff accountant at Lumsden & McCormick, LLC.
MICHAEL SENDOR BS ’10 was pictured in the May 10, 2012 edition of Business First. A Hilbert College Trustee, Michael was selected for the “Envisioning Tomorrow” listing which featured the men and women developing the future in the Buffalo Niagara region. He is the President of Nussbaumer & Clarke, Inc. in Blasdell, NY.
JAMIE SLOANE BS ’11 has graduated from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, GA. She is currently a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office at the port of Buffalo, NY.
SARAH SNYDER BS ’12 is a Crib Attendant at Moog, Inc. in Elma NY. Sarah’s responsibilities include pulling orders and tracking inventory.
KOLLEEN SULLIVAN BS ’12 will continue her education in the master’s program at Buffalo State College.
MELISSA SZYMANOWSKI BS ’12 has accepted a position with the Montgomery County Police Department in Maryland.
WILLIAM WESOLOWSKI BS ’11 along with his wife Amy, has opened Billamy BBQ and catering on Hertel Avenue in Buffalo, NY.
ALEX WILSHAW BS ’10 will be attending UB Law School in the fall of 2012.
Births and Adoptions
BONNIE TERWILLIGER BENOIT BS ’03 and Eric Benoit, a daughter, Vivienne Sabine Benoit, March 26, 2012. She is joined by big sister Genevieve.
JEANNETTE TESTA DELANEY BS ’06 and Dustin Delaney, a son, Dylan Joseph Delaney, April 13, 2012.
JENNIFER ANSELMO GUNIA BS ’00 & ANTHONY GUNIA AAS ’02, twin sons, Jacob and Alexander Gunia, April 19, 2012.
CHRISTY ZEITLER HEINE BS ’04 and William Heine, have adopted a daughter, Tessa Ann Heine, January 27, 2012.
DIANE BERGER HENNESSY AAS ’73 and Paul HENNESSY AAS ’73, are first time grandparents to Giselle Jacklyn Hennessy, May 12, 2012
DANIEL JACHLEWSKI BS ’99 and Jennifer Jachlewski, a son, Owen Andrew Jachlewski, May 27, 2012.
MICHAEL KESSLER JR BS ’11 and Diane Kessler, a son, Noah Michael Kessler, May 8, 2010.
MICHAEL NERO BS ’11 and Kayla Nero, a daughter, Bella Kay Nero, April 20, 2012.
SARAH PEFFER BS ’09 and Matthew McCarthy, a son, Benjamin James McCarthy, August 14, 2011. He joins his older brother Lucas.
TARA LOWRY PFARNER BS ’02 and Christian Pfarner, a daughter, Vidia Lee Pfarner, February 11, 2012. Vidia is joined by her big sister Kaelyann.
CHRISTINE ZACHER WARD BS ’97 and Todd Ward, a son, Brady William Ward, April 22, 2012.
SAM LICATA AAS ’74, May 1, 2012