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Join the Spire Society

The Spire Society is a network of College leaders who invest in our students, our people, and our mission.

Membership in the Spire Society is granted to those donors who give $1,000 or more annually to the College’s Annual Fund, committing to that minimum level of giving for three years. They can designate their support to the area of greatest need, one of ten central areas of the College, or any combination of these, setting an example of generosity for others to follow. Collectively, Spire Society members invest in and enhance the Fisher experience, making it available to all who wish to learn and grow here.

Join the Spire Society

The Impact of the Annual Fund

Spire Society gifts are used by the College’s leadership to respond to the needs and opportunities that arise annually. Your generosity directly supports scholarships, experiential learning opportunities, support for faculty and student research collaboration, acquisition of library collections, creation of new academic programs, investment in technology, facility improvements, athletic team travel and equipment, student leadership training, and more.

The Annual Fund enables the president, provost, vice presidents, and deans to champion new initiatives, innovative ideas, and strategic opportunities.

What is the Annual Fund?

The St. John Fisher College Annual Fund is composed of eleven funds that support all aspects of the College.

  • Area of Greatest Need
  • Fisher Fund for Financial Aid
  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business
  • Wegmans School of Nursing
  • Wegmans School of Pharmacy
  • Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education
  • Athletics
  • Lavery Library
  • Student Life
  • Presidential Initiatives

Membership Levels

  • Founders Level ($25,000 or higher annual gift)
  • Presidents Level ($10,000-$24,999 annual gift)
  • Scholars Level ($5,000-$9,999 annual gift)
  • Pioneers Level ($2,500-$4,999 annual gift)
  • Members Level ($1,000-$2,499 annual gift)
  • Associates Level (Classes 2007-2017)
    Membership in the Associates Level is available for Fisher graduates of the past ten years who make a Spire Society commitment $500 and $999.


Member Roll

Founders Level

Cornelius E. ’69 and Patricia Golding

Presidents Level

Ronald D. ’88 and Jessica Billitier
Michael E. ’82 and Christine Haefner
Martin L. Keating ’75
Dr. Joseph ’77 and Mrs. Jane Vacca
Valerie A. P. Wilcox
Jon M. ’84 and Heather G. ’85 Williams

Scholars Level

John R. Barone ’64
Martin K. and Jill Birmingham
Thomas G. ’71 and Sandra C. Bowles
Daniel J. and Denise Burns
John A. ’73 and Donna M. DePeters
Robert A. Healy
Michael A. ’78 and Pamela J. O’Conor
Rebecca J. Pelino ’86
William J. ’80 and Tracy L. Pellicano
Dominic C. ’60 and June H. ’85 Piazza
Mary V. ’79 and John P. ’79 Piehler
Wanda Polisseni
Dr. Gerard J. and Susan D. Rooney
James J. Wohlrab ’56

Pioneers Level

Dr. David S. ’73 and Janet C. Bevilacqua
Daniel J. Boyce, Esq. ’79 and Shelley L. Boyce
Janice Campbell-Loss ’92
Phillip D. and Tracy E. Castleberry
Mark E. Cleary ’81
Amy M. Cohen, Esq. ’96 and Robert A. Cohen, Esq.
Gregory J. and Pamela M. Duffy
M. Kevin ’70 and Margaret Dugan
William H. and Rhonda Goodrich
Michael R. Grosodonia, Esq. ’74 and Joanna M. Grosodonia
Frank B. Iacovangelo, Esq. ’62 and Jean Iacovangelo
Dr. James J. Kinnally ’71 and Dr. Melissa McGrath
Joseph B. Laino, Esq. ’89 and Susan L. Laino  ’91 
James J. ’71 and Kathleen M. Leo
Gerald E. Madden ’62
David C. ’81 and Heather B. McCullough
Peter C. Montemurno ’96
William T. O'Grady ’05
Dr. Deborah L. Pearce ’13 (Ed.D.) and Dr. William J. Sheeran
Dr. Louis A. '56 and Elaine M. Pilato
Donald A. ’72 and Sheila M. Preston
Dr. Kevin and Catherine Railey
Peter J. ’77 and Margarita Ruffner
Joseph R. ’78 and Karen Rulison
Alexander P. Ryan, Esq. ’96 and Amy E. Ryan
Daniel J. ’96 and Chantal Ryan
Ferdinand J. Smith III and Elaine Smith
Robert E. ’71 and Sandra L. Tokarz

Members Level

Anonymous Donor (6)
Michael C. Abraham ’96
Brian R. ’07 and Emily Abrahamson
Elizabeth A. Adams ’10
Mary Kay Adams ’96, ’10 (MS)
Vincent J. Alfieri, Jr. ’55
John H. ’71 and Carol ’74 Almeter
Adam A. Ambielli ’15 and Meaghan F. Gillbride ’16
Ronald L. Ange
Gerard G. Antetomaso, Esq. ’84 and Michele D. Antetomaso
The Honorable John J. and Anne-Marie B. Ark
Keith E. Ashby ’70 and Patricia A. Baldwin, Esq.
Dr. Donald E. and Margaret A. ’01 (M.S.) Bain
Dr. Christine R. Birnie and George D. Jegadesh ’14 (MBA)
Dr. Thomas A. ’64 and Mary R. Bonfiglio
David ’95 and Kim D. Boni
Larry J. Boudens ’58
David E. Bullwinkle ’06
Robert W. Burgdorf, Esq. ’84 and Rosellen J. Burgdorf ’84
Lauren J. Burns ’82
Dr. Michael A. Butler ’80 and Kathleen M. McGrane ’80
Christopher J. Calabrese and Dr. Maria Stella Plutino
Edmund A. ’66 and Joanne A. ’76 Calvaruso
Alphonse and Michelle A. Camp
Peter J. Canzano ’55
Nancy E. Catarisano ’83
James Cerone ’77
Donald M. Cerra ’66
Pamela J. ’81 and John Chapman
Elizabeth C. Ciaccio ’83 and David K. Vogt ’82, ’05 (MBA)
David J. ’82 and Donna M. ’81 Cole
Christopher T. Collins ’96
Joseph M. Colucci ’80
Dr. Dianne M. Cooney Miner and Dr. R. Edward Miner
Jose J. and Karen Coronas
Father Albert W. Cylwicki, C.S.B.
John M. ’68 and Joan D. Dailey
Mark S. Dailey ’80
Michael R. Daum ’08
George F. Davin ’66
Dr. Richard and Dr. Marcia K. ’00 (M.S.) DeJesús-Rueff
Maria ’81 DiGiambattista-Shafer and Gerard F. Shafer
Jacqueline S. DiStefano
Colleen Dwyer Donegan and Patrick Donegan
Gerald C. ’67 and Susan C. Eckert
Dr. C. McCollister Evarts
Dr. Ann Marie Fallon and Justin Fallon Dollard
Preston K. Faulkner ’89
Edward P. Finnerty, Esq. ’73
Edward G. ’78 and Catherine Fischer
Gary M. Fitch, Jr. ’96
Vincent J. Fitzgerald ’72
Richard J. Gajewski ’58
Daniel E. ’80 and Kathleen H. Gallagher
Joseph A. ’76 and Nancy Garbarino
Anne R. and Garry Geer
Mark S. ’83 and Lucy M. ’83 Gionta
David C. Glossner ’60
Michael C. ’75 and Judith M. ’75 Goonan
James G. and Ann J. Gould
Dr. Kris H. and Brenda J. Green
James P. Growney ’66
Anthony L. Gugino ’79 and Dr. Earlene Siebold
Dale J. ’74 and Laurine Haefner
John A. Haefner ’58
Melissa L. ’94 and William J. ’94 Head
Peter J. Hersha, Esq. ’78
Margaret J. Hill ’84
Wilbur C. Hinkson, Jr. ’77
Gregory J. Huether, Esq. ’76 and Andrea E. Tomaino, Esq.
Brendan R. Hughes ’15
William M. ’62 and Margaret E. Hughes
Paul Hurley ’83
Donald E. ’74 and Nancy E. Jeffries
Darrell S. ’97 and Linda S. ’97 Johannemann
Matthew T. Jones ’99
Dr. Kevin A. Kaucher ’05
Stephen M. Kelley, Esq. ’88 (MBA) and Susan S. Kelley
Norman D. ’96 and Rebecca L. ’96 Kieffer
Mary Ann T. Kiely ’81
David A. ’62 and Judy Kinsky
James A. Knauf, Jr. ’65
Jill R. ’94, ’03 (MBA) and Jim R. Knittel
David M. ’94 (MBA) and Tricia Kolczynski
Robert D. Kramer ’08
Dr. David Kunsch
Matthew C. ’03 and Jennifer E. ’02, ’10 (MS) Lake
John J. ’87 and Dyan ’88 Latini
Stacy and Kevin Ledermann
Anthony G. Lee ’17
Craig D. Leonard ’97
Galen R. Lewis, Esq. ’02 and Meaghan Sanders
Gerald I. Locklin ’62
Edward J. ’56 and Kathleen L. Lynd
John C. ’62 and Judith Lynd
Francis R. Madia ’82
Richard D. ’82 and Helen J. Mallory
Michael D. ’98 and Kristen M. ’05 Mancuso
Richard P. Mangan ’59
Timothy W. Marion ’09
Dr. David J. McCaffrey III and Suzanne McCaffrey
Thomas J. McDonough '89
Mary M. McGowan
Richard W. McGrath ’75
Joseph D. ’66 and Jacqueline McGuire
John M. and Mary Martha McKenna
Peter A. ’75 and Elizabeth K. Messner
Daniel M. Meyers ’71
Katherine E. Michaels ’08
Shawn J. Miller ’90 (MBA)
E. Robert ’68 and Susan W. Moline
Martin Q. Moll, Jr. ’82
Anthony Monaco, Esq. ’83
Michael F. Moran, Esq. ’80
Elizabeth Mullin-DiProsa and Francis A. DiProsa ’63
Jennifer J. Nackley, Esq. ’86
Sharon D. Napier ’81
Diana L. and Angelo V. Nole
Robert E. O’Brien ’85
Daniel H. Overbeck, Esq. ’71 and Julie Overbeck
John F. ’80 and Janet M. Palmisano
Jose J. ’95 and Kelly A. Perales
Richard J. ’96 and Marilyn A. Perrin
Mark S. ’83 and Kathleen A. ’83 Peterson
John R. ’95 and Dawn A. Piccirilli
Angelo J. ’73 and Colleen R. Piccone
Elizabeth G. ’85 and William P. ’83 Pinti
Terry J. Principe ’79
David J. ’83 and Robin W. Pritchard
Thomas P. ’67 and Donna M. ’79 Proietti
Laurie B. Quackenbush ’08
Anne D. Riley, Esq. ’80 and Timothy M. Riley ’80
David T. ’07 (MBA) and Nichole Q. Roberts
Frederick J. Romano, Jr. ’67
Paul J. ’68 and Brigid Ryan
Sean P. Ryan ’95
Victor E. ’66 and Eileen T. Salerno
Robert L. Sansone ’71
Monica S. Savino ’82
Daniel M. ’96 and Carmelanne F. ’97 Schmitz
John H. Schwartz, Jr. ’02 and Dr. Theresa A. Waters
Gary J. Scott ’69
Linda M. ’81 and Stephen Sewell
William G. ’76 and Ivette Shaheen
Kathleen M. and Kelly M. Shea
Veronica L. Sheehan ’88
John A. Sinclair ’96
Stacy S. and Elizabeth Slocum
Nancy M. Solliday ’94
Michael F. ’98 and Julie Stapleton
Linda M. Steinkirchner
Kelly L. and Jess D. Sudol
James J. Swartz ’70
Dr. Mark J. Szarejko ’80
Jeffrey D. Taylor
Dr. Daniel D. Tessoni ’69 and Martha L. Tessoni
William C. Troy ’69
Dr. Thomas N. Tyson
Angela E. Uttaro ’81
Dr. Carolyn S. Vacca and Paul J. ’73 Vacca, Jr., Esq.
Matthew E. Vahue ’05
William H. ’60 and Joan B. Waldorf
Robert A. and Kimberle Ward
Paul A. Weykamp, Esq. ’80
Kathleen R. Whelehan
David A. ’97 and Jessica Will
Karl G. Williams
Dr. Michael W. and Barbara Wischnowski
Philip H. and Cheryl S. ’86 Yawman
Dr. Rama Yelkur
Michael D. ’96 and Adrienne Zarrillo
Dr. Fang Zhao