Batavia, NY- Robert L. Boyce of LeRoy has been elected president of the Genesee Community College Foundation, continuing his long standing commitment and dedication to the institution. Mr. Boyce has served as a member of the GCC Foundation Board of Directors since 2005, most recently as first vice president. He has also volunteered his time and energy in a number of different capacities including serving on the Finance Committee and the Fund Development Committee as chairman, the Risk Management Committee, several Annual Campaign committees, as well as the search committees for GCC’s annual fund director.
Mr. Boyce, now an independent licensed insurance broker for Tompkins Insurance Agencies, was the president and CEO of Ernest Townsend and Son, Inc. from 1972 through 2000, when he sold his interest in the firm to the Tompkins Holding Company.
His other civic leadership commitments include nine years on the United Memorial Medical Center Group Board including a term as president; ten years serving as president with the LeRoy Emergency Ambulance Service; and 27 years as a member and past president of the LeRoy International Rotary Club where he is also a Paul Harris Fellow. Mr. Boyce served in the U.S. Army and graduated with a Business degree from the University of Buffalo.
In his spare time, Mr. Boyce enjoys time with his wife, Elizabeth (Beth), their three adult children and six grandchildren. He is also a 40-year veteran season ticket holder for both the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres.
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