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Operating Committee

The Say Yes Buffalo Operating Committee meets every three weeks to review progress, challenges and opportunities related to Say Yes Buffalo and its work.

Members:

  • Crystal Boling-Barton, President, Buffalo Council of School Supervisors & Administrators
  • Dr. Kriner Cash, Superintendent, Buffalo Public Schools
  • Gene Chasin, Chief Operating Officer, Say Yes to Education, Inc.
  • Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner, President, Buffalo State College
  • Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker, President/CEO, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo
  • Dr. Al Dirschberger, Commissioner of Social Services, Erie County
  • Dr. Theresa Harris-Tigg, East District Representative, Buffalo Board of Education
  • Dr. Kenneth M. Macur, President, Medaille College
  • Blythe T. Merrill, Senior Vice President for Programs, The John R. Oishei Foundation
  • Jack Quinn, President, Erie Community College
  • Sam Radford, President, District Parent Coordinating Council
  • Lauren Rivett, Chief of Staff, Senator Tim Kennedy
  • Phil Rumore, President, Buffalo Teachers Federation
  • David Rust, Executive Director, Say Yes Buffalo
  • Dr. Barbara Seals-Nevergold, President and Member-at-large, Buffalo Board of Education

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