Kids Escaping Drugs has a committed Board of Directors who lead the philanthropic effort to benefit Kids Escaping Drugs and the Renaissance Campus. Many outstanding community leaders serve on our Foundation Board. We extend a sincere thanks to these individuals and the countless others who partner with us in support of Community Education, Early Intervention and Treatment.


Mark Rizzo (President)

M&T Bank

Pasquale (Pat) A. Greco (Ex-officio)

ABARTA Coca-Cola Beverages, LLC

Karen Antonelli (Treasurer)

Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner LLP

John Bruso (Secretary)

Erie County Legislator

Michael Baumann

Newfane Central School District

Thomas Burgio

United Parcel Service

Matthew Burke

Burkey’s Sportswear

MaryAlice Demler

WGRZ-TV Channel 2

Greg Emminger

Bank on Buffalo

Michael D. Jantzi II 

Lawley Insurance

Dale M. Kasprzyk

M&T Bank

Laurie Kieffer Lynn

Lynn Associates

Kim Marino

Independent Health

Robert McDow

Grand Island Central School District

John Priebe

Oasas (Retired)

Krista Ulrich

Clarence High School (Retired)

Michael Welch                             

Northwest Savings Bank

Benjamin White

Pegula Sports

Oliver Wilson

Sonwil Distribution Center