About Ed Tech of WNY - buffalo, technology

Executive Board

What are the responsibilities of being a Board member?

  • Attend Board meetings once a month
  • Help guide the organization strategically
  • Serve as a chair on a committee
  • Help promote all events
  • Participate in fundraising efforts
  • Help on Ed Tech Days
  • We are a working board!

What is the process to become a Board member?

Questions - please email [email protected]

Nicole Walter

Nicole Walter
President

Nicole is the Manager of Business Development at Lume Strategies. Passionate about technology and ensuring that tech benefits everyone and is not a burden.

Renee Cerullo

Renee Cerullo
VP of Community Relations
Golf Co-Chair

Renee was President of Ed Tech of WNY for more than 12yrs and was a founding member. She is now focusing on the marketing aspects of the organization. She started her business, RLComputing in 2000, and is WBE certified. Renee is also a SPCA Paws for Love Volunteer with Jasper and Milo.

Daniel Emmer

Daniel Emmer
VP of Technology

Dan has worked at the University at Buffalo's School of Dental Medicine for more than 20 years, and he currently focuses on IT applications in classroom assessment and institutional research. A regular contributor to Ed Tech's ongoing effort to refurbish, image and license donated PCs, Dr. Emmer holds a PhD in Biological Anthropology from UB, and he is Ed Tech's foremost expert on the work patterns of Chinese tricycle drivers.

Steven Dick

Steven Dick
Secretary

Steve has a BS in Biochemical Pharmacology, a Master’s in Business Administration and is also a certified PMP.  He is a manager for IT at Catholic Health where he is responsible for the PC/Desktop Support Team.  His team manages over 8,000 devices including architecture, support, imaging, deployment and cabling.  He is an active member of the community and has a strong passion for community outreach, and of course IT.

Kathy Cerullo

Kathy Cerullo
Treasurer

Kathy worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield for 13 yrs and recently retired. She is now the Bookkeeper and Administrative Assistant for RLComputing.

Nate Nemec

Nate Nemec
Golf Co-Chair

Nate is a project manager at DataSure24. He chose the technology field for its ever changing nature. He enjoys researching and learning new technologies. The fun part is planning and incorporating new technologies, specifically ones that solve problems or increase efficiency.

George Condoyannis

George works for Catholic Health System, Inc.

Derek Punaro

Derek Punaro

Derek is a Senior IT Manager at Linde (formerly Praxair) in Tonawanda and a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology.  Derek has previously served as President of the East Aurora Cooperative Market and as Treasurer/CIO of the Central Terminal Restoration Corporation.

Rob

Rob Schulz-Koller

Rob is the Enterprise PC/Desktop Architect for Catholic Health System and a graduate of SUNY Plattsburgh. He has been working in the IT industry for over 10 years with a focus on desktop and end-user services. Rob believes that technology can have a positive impact on the success of students and other critical programs in our community.

Chad Witherell

Chad Witherell

Chad has been serving as a volunteer since 2013 and has been a board member since 2016. He works on the HR team at CannonDesign and loves seeing the impact of technology on non-profit organizations and children. He believes that a career path could start when a student begins using technology. 

Denise York

Denise York

Denise York is the Director of Youth Ministry at Immaculate Conception Church in East Aurora. Her position includes management of the internet networks for both the parish and elementary school. She has worked in non-profits for over 25 years and understands the importance of technology for children and organizations. She’s excited to be part of Ed Tech as it expands its outreach to non-profits.