2017-2018

William King, President
Former Supervisor, Town of Ashford

Mary Kwiatek, Vice President
Retired CEO of Bertrand Chaffee Hospital and Retired Administrator of JBR Nursing Home

Claudia Miller, Treasurer
Member, BCH Hospital Board of Directors

Claudia Miller is a lifelong Arcade resident who has served on the Bertrand Chaffee Hospital board of directors for more than six terms. She was appointed to the Bertrand Chaffee Hospital Foundation board of directors, and currently is treasurer. She has volunteered for the Arcade Fire Department and Rescue Squad for more than 30 years, and has worked as a school crossing guard for the Village of Arcade for more than 25 years. She was the executive secretary for the Arcade Area Chamber of Commerce. Claudia and her husband, David, have two children and four grandchildren, all of whom live in the Arcade area.

David Batterson, Secretary
Community Volunteer

David Batterson was born in Buffalo and moved to Springville in 1978. He founded Springville Door and Window, Inc., and owns Union Block Rentals and Fiddlers Curiosity Shop. He has a background in real estate. Dave graduated from the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at the University of Buffalo. His community service includes the Springville Rotary Club (as president and club historian), and he is currently a board member of Love INC of Springville, president of the Concord Historical Society, historian for the Town of Concord and the Village of Springville, and has been a trustee and finance committee member for the Springville United Methodist Church. He also chairs the Springville Village Historic Preservation Commission. He was named Citizen of the Year by the Springville Area Chamber of Commerce in 2014. Dave joined the BCH Foundation board in 2010. He has been happily married to Pam Batterson, a lifelong Springville resident, since 1978.

Michael Benson, Esq.
Office of Michael A. Benson, Attorney At Law

Gavin Davison, MD
BCH Surgical Center

Dr. Davison is a board-certified surgeon who joined Bertrand Chaffee Hospital in 2016. He specializes in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgeries.

Gerard Diesfeld, MD
BCH Medical Staff, Retired

Rev. Stanley Handzlik
Pastor, Assembly of God, Springville

Stanley Handzlik serves as the lead pastor at the Springville Assembly of God. With more than 34 years of ministry experience, Stan has served as a youth pastor, associate pastor and short-term mission team leader on European, South American and stateside missions trips. He has served as senior pastor at this church for 30 years, and is also serves the as the Regional Executive Presbyter for the New York District of the Assemblies of God. He and his wife, Dawn, live in Springville and are very involved in community activities. Stan also serves on the Bertrand Chaffee Hospital board of directors.

Joel Maul
Community Volunteer; Retired Springville Postmaster

Before and since his retirement as the Springville Postmaster, Joel Maul has been an active community volunteer, particularly with the Concord Historical Society and Mercantile, the Fiddler’s Green Country and Bluegrass Festival, and the 2013 committee to erect the Seth Thomas clock in the village of Springville. He was recognized as Scouter of the Year by the Boy Scouts of America Greater Niagara Frontier Council in 2014 for 60 years of service to the scouting community. Joel has been a resident of Springville for more than 60 years. Married to wife Jean for 50 years, they have four children and six grandchildren.

Grover Riefler
Owner, Riefler Enterprises

Jessica Sullivan
Partner, Mahoney & Sullivan Financial Group

Jessica Sullivan, partner at Mahoney & Sullivan Financial Group, graduated from Alfred State College with an associate degree in accounting and a bachelor’s degree in financial planning. She has completed the requirements for her securities, life and LTC licenses, along with her principal’s license, which allows her to supervise other licensed agents. She was named partner in 2011 and serves as its customer service manager, as well as growing and maintaining her own clientele. Jessica grew up in the region and lives in the Rushford area.

Kathy Paszkiewicz
JBR Representative, Social Service Coordinator

Brandon Frank
BCH Representative, Manager of Materials Management

FOUNDATION STAFF

Kara Kane, Development Coordinator

Kara Kane joined the Bertrand Chaffee Hospital Foundation staff as development coordinator in 2014. She divides her time between handling the day-to-day operations of the foundation and working on community relations projects for Bertrand Chaffee Hospital and Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home. As development coordinator, she plans and manages projects related to fundraising, stewardship, special events and major gifts. Kane has experience serving on non-profit boards and previously worked for more than 10 years in communications and public relations roles for colleges and a healthcare technology firm.