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Current Members

Photo of Hon. Rose Sconiers

Hon. Rose Sconiers

Racial Equity Roundtable Chair

New York State Supreme Court, Retired

Photo of Steve Finch

Steve Finch

Racial Equity Roundtable Vice-Chair

GM Plant Manager, Retired

Photo of Tamara Alsace, Ph.D.

Tamara Alsace, Ph.D.

Buffalo Public Schools, Retired

Photo of LaVonne Ansari, Ph.D.

LaVonne Ansari, Ph.D.

Community Health Center of Buffalo

Photo of Thomas Beauford

Thomas Beauford

Buffalo Urban League

Photo of Lana Benatovich

Lana Benatovich

National Federation for Just Communities, Retired

Photo of Scott Bieler

Scott Bieler

West Herr Automotive

Photo of Angela Blue

Angela Blue


Photo of Hon. Byron Brown

Hon. Byron Brown

City of Buffalo

Photo of Lisa M. Chimera

Lisa M. Chimera

Erie County Executive's Office

Photo of Betsy Constantine

Betsy Constantine

Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Photo of Peter DeJesus

Peter DeJesus

WNY Area Labor Federation

Photo of Dottie Gallagher

Dottie Gallagher

Buffalo Niagara Partnership

Photo of Danis Gehl, Ph.D.

Danis Gehl, Ph.D.

Norman Gehl Consulting

Photo of Owen Herne

Owen Herne

Herne Law

Photo of Hon. Timothy Kennedy

Hon. Timothy Kennedy


Photo of Eunice Lewin

Eunice Lewin

SUNY Board of Trustees

Photo of Richard Lipsitz

Richard Lipsitz

WNY Area Labor Federation, Retired

Photo of Brenda McDuffie

Brenda McDuffie

Buffalo Urban League, Retired

Photo of Blythe Merrill

Blythe Merrill

The John R. Oishei Foundation

Photo of Christina Orsi

Christina Orsi

The John R. Oishei Foundation

Photo of Hon. Crystal Peoples-Stokes

Hon. Crystal Peoples-Stokes

NYS Assembly District 141

Photo of Rene Petties-Jones

Rene Petties-Jones

National Federation for Just Communities

Photo of Bishop Sean Rowe

Bishop Sean Rowe

Episcopal Diocese of WNY

Photo of Rev. Jonathan Staples

Rev. Jonathan Staples

First Shiloh Baptist Church

Photo of Marsha Sullivan

Marsha Sullivan

Nardin Academy, Retired

Photo of Paul Vukelic

Paul Vukelic

Try-It Distributing

Photo of Maria Whyte

Maria Whyte

Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Photo of Tonja Williams, Ph.D.

Tonja Williams, Ph.D.

Buffalo Public Schools

Emeritus Members

Photo of Willow Brost

Willow Brost

Buffalo Prep Board of Directors

Photo of Richard Cummings

Richard Cummings

Black Chamber of Commerce of WNY

Photo of Clotilde Dedecker

Clotilde Dedecker

Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Photo of John Flynn

John Flynn

Erie County District Attorney

Photo of The Right Reverend R. William Franklin

The Right Reverend R. William Franklin

Episcopal Diocese of WNY

Photo of Gerard Mazurkiewicz

Gerard Mazurkiewicz

Dopkins & Company

Photo of Alphonso O'Neil-White

Alphonso O'Neil-White

Racial Equity Roundtable Former Chair

Photo of Rev. Darius Pridgen

Rev. Darius Pridgen

City of Buffalo Common Council

Photo of Hon. Jack Quinn

Hon. Jack Quinn

Barclay Damon, LLP

Photo of The Late Hon. Hugh Scott

The Late Hon. Hugh Scott

U.S. Magistrate Judge

Photo of Francisco Vasquez, Ph.D.

Francisco Vasquez, Ph.D.

Child and Family Services, Retired

Photo of Edward Watts, Jr.

Edward Watts, Jr.

Watts Architecture & Engineering, P.C.

Photo of Howard Zemsky

Howard Zemsky

Empire State Development