Sara Varhus, Ph D.
Retired Vice President for Academic Affairs at Nazareth College. She is also a member of the Board of the Friends of the Women’s Right National Park. She was previously President of the Oswego County Humane Society and a member of the Board of the Girl Scout Council of Central New York.
Retired Attorney. Retired Bausch & Lomb Senior VP and General Counsel. Currently serves on the boards of the Hillside Family of Agencies and is a trustee emeritus of Albany Law School, Union University and the Seneca Zoo Society.
Retired Executive Director of the Jewish Community Center of Rochester. 2012 Mass Mutual Executive of the Year. Formerly Human Resources Director, Anthony Jordan Health Center, Rochester and President of the Norman Howard School Board of Directors.
CPA. CFO of the Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority. Formerly Director of Finance, Monroe County. President-elect of NYS Society of CPAs. Member of Baden Street Settlement House Board.
Wegmans Executive. Former elementary teacher and administrator. Board President Hillside Work Scholarship; Board member of Unity Health; Workforce Investment; Center for Government Research; Children’s Institute.
President and CEO of the School of the Holy Childhood, serving children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Serves on the board of the Family First Federal Credit Union, and is the Past President of the Rochester Rotary Club.
A Rochester-area human resources professional with strong program administration, financial and budget management experience, Lisa Lewis currently serves as the Vice President of Housing Services for Catholic Family Center.
Accomplished author and financial literacy expert. Co-founder and president of West Advisory Group, she partners with a wide array of school districts, colleges, churches and other community groups on instruction in personal finance.
Shanna Jamanis, Ph D.
Associate Dean for Student Affairs in the School of Education at Nazareth College, as well as co-director of I-SPAN, the Interdisciplinary Specialty Program in Autism at Nazareth.
Parent representative. Certified nursing assistant. Parent of two Discovery students.