Our Board of Directors

As CEPA grows, so does the strength and vibrancy of CEPA’s Board of Directors. Our current board is a diverse group of artists and professionals who—through their collected experience, professional expertise, and passion for contemporary art—are charged with safeguarding CEPA’s mission and visioning its future.

2019–2020 CEPA Officers


Luke Cusack

Vice President
Savarino Properties


Griffin Jankowski

Supervising Senior Accountant
Dansa & D’Arata LLP


Paris Roselli

Senior VP, Digital and Telephone Banking
M&T Bank

2019–2020 CEPA Board Members

George K. Arthur

President (retired)
Buffalo Common Council

Aitina Fareed-Cooke

Get Fokus’d Productions, LLC

Douglas Levere

Commercial Photographer
Douglas Levere Photo

Cristin L. Murray

Senior Associate
Hodgson Russ LLP

Dr. Robert J. Schulman

Robert Schulman Photography

Steven Siegel

Photographer, Professor (retired)
Niagara University

Amber Rapino

Creative Director

Valerie Ingold

Vice President – Outsource Manager
Commercial Collection Corp. of New York, Inc.