Batavia Resident John Dwyer Elected President of Genesee Community College Foundation

The Board of Directors of the Genesee Community College Foundation elected John C. Dwyer president of the Foundation at its annual meeting November 14. Mr. Dwyer is a Batavia resident. He is a former CEO of the Genesee County Industrial Development Agency (now Genesee County Economic Development Center) and former
co-owner of Thomas & Dwyer Shoes.

The Board also elected Charles Cook of Bergen as First Vice President; Stuart Steiner of Batavia as Second Vice President; Toni Ann Moore of Leicester as Secretary; and Lynn E. Browne of Batavia as Treasurer.

New directors elected to the thirty-member board include: Patrick C. Forsyth of Batavia; Benjamin C. Mancuso III of Batavia; Russell Romano of Batavia; James T. Rudgers of Geneseo; Thomas R. Turnbull of Batavia; James Whipple of Albion.

The Genesee Community College Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that provides financial and volunteer support to Genesee Community College. The Foundation has been instrumental in raising funds for the College’s many scholarship programs, as well as capital initiatives such as the construction of the Conable Technology Building and the Humphrey Student Union. The Foundation also owns and operates College Village, a residence for 300 Genesee students.

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Editor’s note: A photograph of John Dwyer, newly elected president of the Genesee Community College Foundation is available at: