Western NY Task Force 

Executive Council


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