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Western New York Affiliate Susan G. Komen for the Cure elects new officers, board members

by jmaloni
Fri, Jul 8th 2011 05:55 pm

The Western New York Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure has elected Colleen L Nossavage as chairwoman of its board of directors. Nossavage is community relations director for WGRZ-TV and has been a member of the Komen WNY board of directors since 2008.

Nossavage has been active on public policy, race and public relations committee's. She is a member of the Buffalo Niagara Event Professionals and resides in Lewiston with her husband, David, and four children.

"I am proud to serve as president of the board of directors for the WNY Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure," Nossavage said. "I lost my grandmother to breast cancer and my mother and paternal grandmother are both breast cancer survivors. I am dedicated to doing my part to help the Komen mission of ending breast cancer forever."

James J. Kincaid was elected treasurer. He is CPA/partner at Lougen, Valenti, Bookbinder & Weintraub LLP. Kincaid is a graduate of SUNY Fredonia, member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and resides in Orchard Park with wife, Debbie, and three sons.

Komen WNY also named Dr. Stephen B. Edge and Althea E. Luehrsen to its board of directors. Edge is an Alfiero Foundation Endowed Chair in breast oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, a Fellow with the American College of Surgeons and Society of Surgical Oncology, and chairman of the Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons. A graduate of Tufts University and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, he resides in Elma.

Luehrsen is assistant vice president for corporate and foundation relations at the University at Buffalo. She is a graduate of SUNY Empire and is the president/owner of Strategic Solutions Group. Luehrsen resides in Williamsville.

For more information about Komen WNY, visit www.komenwny.org or call 716-332-2481.

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