John Dwyer Re-elected President of Genesee Community College Foundation

John C. Dwyer of Batavia was re-elected President of the Genesee Community College Foundation, Inc. at Wednesday night’s annual meeting of the Foundation Board of Directors. Mr. Dwyer will serve his third one-year term in that office. For many years, Mr. Dwyer was a well-known Batavia retailer. He also served as executive director of the Genesee County Industrial Development Agency (now known as the Genesee County Economic Development Center)

Also elected to one-year terms as officers were:
  • Timothy D. Woodward, of Batavia, First Vice President. Mr. Woodward is a President of Gilmartin Funeral Home and a member of Genesee’s Class of 1971.
  • Stuart Steiner, of Batavia, Second Vice President. Dr. Steiner is President of Genesee Community College.
  • Toni Ann Moore, of Leicester, Secretary. Mrs. Moore is a court administrator and Livingston County farm operator.
  • Brian M. Daviau, of Batavia, Treasurer. Mr. Daviau is Accounting Manager of Markin Tubin Co. and a member of Genesee’s Class of 1981.
New members of the Board of Directors include:
  • Richard L. Fish of Perry. Mr. Fish is Chairman of Complete Payroll Processing.
  • Monica Hale Dawson of Batavia. Mrs. Dawson is Secretary-Treasurer of Shepard Maxwell Hale Insurance.
Re-elected to the Board of Directors were Robert J. Bennett of LeRoy, Vice President, Bank of Castile; Robert L. Boyce of LeRoy, Vice President of Tompkins Insurance Co.; Lynn E. Browne of Batavia, retired manufacturing and distribution exec utive; Roger F. Christiano of Batavia, President of Christiano Cellular Group; Mr. Dwyer; Vito J. Gautieri of Attica, President of V.J. Gautieri Development of Batavia, Inc.; Jerry L. Reinhart of Batavia, retired President of the former Access Rentals and local entrepreneur; Thomas McCormick of Bliss, President of McCormick Farms.

At a special meeting of Genesee Community College Foundation Housing Services, Inc., (the Foundation’s real estate and student housing corporation), members elected officers for one-year terms:
  • Norbert J. Fuest of Attica as President of GCCFHS. Mr. Fuest is Director of Human Resources at Morton Salt.
  • Mr. Bennett, Vice President.
  • Dr. Steiner, Secretary.
  • Mr. Browne, Treasurer.
Re-elected to three-year terms on the GCCFHS Board were Marcia H. Noonan of Batavia, Administrator of Victorian Manor and Mr. Browne.

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A photograph of John Dwyer is available at:

A group photograph of the entire Genesee Community College Foundation Board of Directors who attended the November 11, 2008 meeting is available at:

The identification of each person in the group photograph is indicated in the schematic located at: photo ID.pdf

The Genesee Community College Foundation pictured include Robert J. Bennett ’74, Susan J. Blanchard, Richard C. Call, Jerry L. Reinhart ’71, David E. Ward, and James Whipple.