Board of Directors

Brenda McDuffie
Chairwoman, ECIDA Board of Directors
President & CEO
Buffalo Urban League
Richard Lipsitz
Vice Chairman, ECIDA
President
Western New York Area Labor Federation 
Byron W. Brown
Mayor
City of Buffalo
Mark Poloncarz
County Executive
County of Erie
Joseph Emminger
Supervisor
Town of Tonawanda
James Doherty
Louis Panzica
President & CEO
Power Drives
Dottie Gallagher-Cohen
President & CEO
Buffalo Niagara Partnership

Paul Vukelic
President & COO
Try-It Distribution


Diane Benczkowski
Supervisor
Town of Cheektowaga

Frank B. Mesiah
President
NAACP - Buffalo Chapter
John Mudie
President
Buffalo AFL-CIO Labor Council
Glenn Nellis

David Lowrey
President 
Erie County Association of School Boards
Darius Pridgen
President
Buffalo Common Council
Edward A. Rath, III
Chairman, Economic Development Committee
Erie County Legislature
Sister Denise Roche
Chair, NFTA
Barry A. Weinstein
Supervisor
Town of Amherst