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

John Bruso (Vice President)

Erie County Legislator

Karen Antonelli (Treasurer)

Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner LLP

Greg Emminger (Secretary)

Bank on Buffalo

Michael Baumann

Newfane Central School District

Thomas Burgio

United Parcel Service

Matthew Burke

Burkey’s Sportswear

MaryAlice Demler

WGRZ-TV Channel 2

Dina Ferraraccio

Ken-Ton School District

Michael D. Jantzi II 

Lawley Insurance

Dale M. Kasprzyk

M&T Bank

Laurie Kieffer Lynn

Lynn Associates

Kim Marino

Independent Health

Robert McDow

Medaille College

Mai Nguyen

M&T Bank

John Priebe

Oasas (Retired)

Krista Ulrich

Clarence High School (Retired)

Alissa Upson 


Michael Welch                             

Northwest Savings Bank

Benjamin White

Pegula Sports

Oliver Wilson

Sonwil Distribution Center