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Potsdam Prepared: Fall 2021 Updates

Board of Trustees

The Potsdam College Foundation Board of Trustees is comprised of members of the SUNY Potsdam community who are dedicated to the advancement of SUNY Potsdam. Trusteeship is open to select alumni, faculty, faculty emeriti and students, as well as regional and national community members. The full Board meets on campus biannually, and smaller Board committees meet regularly throughout the year.

For more information on the Foundation, contact Sal Cania at or (315) 267-2190.

Executive Director

Cania, Sal '79
Vice President for College Advancement & Executive Director, Potsdam College Foundation Board
(315) 267-2190

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Galane, Michael '74
Retired, VP of Technology Services Americas Indirect Channels, Enterprise Group
Hewlett-Packard Company

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Vice President

Kellogg, Amy '99
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP

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Haile, Christine '74
Retired Chief Information Officer
University of Albany

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Helander, Mary '83
Senior Research Scientist


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Berriman, James '80

Attorney and CEO
Evidox Corporation

Boles, Lynne '74

Consultant - Cincinnati Consulting Company
Retired VP of Global Advertising - P&G

Covell, Rebekah (Hon. '15)

Professor of Music Emerita
Conductor, Crane Symphonic Band
Director, Music Business

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DeWitt, Brian '79

Executive Director, Sales and Business Development, Atollogy & Consulting Partner, Green Street Technologies

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Fishbeck, Ronald ’80

CEO, Retired
Systems Made Simple

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Graham, John L.

SUNY Potsdam

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Leous, Sean '86

Senior Vice President
Healthcare Westwicke, an ICR Company

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Miller, Christian '92

Chief Financial Officer
Buckeye Health Plan (Centene Corportation)

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Oje, Adebisi '12

Director of Sales

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Schembry, Henrique '12

Construction Manager
MasTec Network Solutions

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Sipher, Justin '92

Founder and Principal
Justin Sipher Consulting LLC

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Struthers, John '97

President & CEO
Normont Motion Technology

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Wagner, Robert ’75

Retired President and owner 
Northeast Analytical Inc.

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Wagner O'Brien, Erin '13

Senior Knowledge Analyst
Boston Consulting Group

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Wessing, Laura '15

Quantum Algorithms Researcher
Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate

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Whelley, Eileen '76

Retired Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
XL Group plc

Trustee Emeritus Representatives
  • Hind, Gary '77
    Retired Executive Vice President of The Ayco Company, L.P.
  • Linden, Roger '74

Faculty Senate Representative
Madore, Blair

Student Government Representative
Hausman, Nick