Western New York Chapter

Western New York Chapter
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Welcome Welcome to the Western New York Chapter

The Western New York Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation welcomes you! Our chapter covers Buffalo, Rochester, and the surrounding areas. Volunteers are the key to our success and the lifeblood of our organization. We have many opportunities for you to get involved. Your participation in any way will help us achieve our mission - finding a cure for all people with CF. Take a moment to check out our upcoming events and learn more!

Events Get involved with our local events

There are 9 upcoming events for this chapter.

Rochester 2024 Annual Meeting
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Buffalo 2024 Annual Meeting & Awards Celebration
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Tomorrow's Leaders on Tap
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Rochester Corporate Networking Luncheon
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Corporate Networking Luncheon Power Hour Luncheon Power Hour at The Powerhouse
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Buffalo Great Strides
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Supporters We’d like to thank the people and businesses that support us
Platinum National Corporate Champions

Thank you to our Platinum National Corporate Champions!

American Airlines
Gold National Corporate Champions

Thank you to our Gold National Corporate Champions!

Learn more about our National Corporate Champions
Key Supporters

The Western New York Chapter - Buffalo Office of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation recognizes and thanks our supporters for their generosity and support in the fight against cystic fibrosis.

For information on how you can become a supporter, please call (716) 204-2535.

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Care Centers
Find a Care Center Near You

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-accredited care centers provide expert care and specialized disease management to people living with cystic fibrosis.

Meet Our Local Staff Western New York Chapter Board and Staff

Buffalo Board

James Phipps, Chair
Jennifer Kopf, Vice Chair
John Adams
Matthew Colpoys
Tony Delmonte
Nicole Ellis
Mary Ann Gambino
Dr. Danielle Goetz
Cass Goldman
Liza Keenan
Holly Kemp

Michael Lorigo
Robert T. Mayer
Eric Monahan
Lorraine Redlinski
Kelly Schifferle
Jessica Schimert
Kim Slowinski
Tommy Vullo
Max Winterburn
Greg Zaepfel (Emeritus)

Rochester Board

David Emmi, Chair
Melissa Wiggins, Vice Chair
Colleen Argentieri
Chelsea Conway
Nicole DeBraal
Nathan Driscoll
Timothy Eddy
Charles Flynn

Donna Germuga
Christopher Kvam
Marcy Odell
Kyle Palmer
Amy Stark
Michael Weidner
Melissa Wiggins


100 College Parkway, Suite 280
Williamsville, NY 14221
Phone: 716-204-2535
Email: western-newyork@cff.org

Heather McKeever
Executive Director

Patty Schwarzweller
Associate Executive Director

Sara Nelson
Administrative Manager