Western NY Task Force 

Executive Council


Co-Chairpersons


Dana Hoffman, Co-Chair
North Tonawanda City School District


Cynthia Coney-Trowman, Co-Chair
Buffalo Urban League


Council Members 


Rosemary Arnone
Coordinator of Parent Services, Buffalo City Schools


Susan Barlow, Secretary

Parent Network of Western NY


Elisabeth Assad-Penner
People, Inc.


​Phylicia Brown

Learning Disabilities Assoc. of Western NY


Nancy Mariani 

​Buffalo City Schools


Kathryn Mayer, Esq.

Disability Rights New York


Stacie Dziwulski
Early Childhood Direction Center of Western NY


Mary Skorupa

​Children's Mental Health Coalition of Western NY