Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart

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Governance

Sacred Heart Academy is governed by a group of dedicated individuals who bring unique knowledge, experience and talents to their leadership roles to ensure that SHA remains a healthy and vibrant community fulfilling its mission and vision every day.

Sole Member

Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity
Holy Name Province
Stella Niagara, New York
www.franciscans-stella-niagara.org

Board of Directors

  • James Biddle, Jr.
  • Mike Bradley
  • Josephine Capuana, Ph.D.
  • Jennifer M. Demert, Esq.
  • Susan Fortunato, '79
  • Diane Gianadda, OSF '65
  • Jo-Anne Grabowski, OSF '67, Secretary
  • Elizabeth Horrigan, ’64
  • Margaret Buchanan Johnson '73
  • Walter Ludwig
  • Ann E. McDermott, OSF, MSW
  • David McNamara, Vice-president
  • Barbara Pfohl, OSF, ’56
  • Marygrace Polino, OSF
  • Rev. Richard Reina
  • Patricia Marino Smyton, '61, President
  • Michael Spychala, Treasurer
  • Ann Wegrzyn, '76
  • Edith Wyss, OSF

Administrative Council

  • Jennifer M. Demert, Esq., Head of School
  • Margaret Wietig, Director of Academic Analytics
  • Barbara Blood, Director of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Mary Ganey Cochrane, Director of Admissions
  • Sara Schumacher, Director of Advancement
  • Jane Vicki, Director of Finance
  • Jeanette Piscitello, Director of Student Services