For Immediate Release — July 26, 2004


Mary E. McCrank

Media Relations Officer

(585) 245-5516



GENESEO, N.Y. — The State University of New York at Geneseo has elected and appointed several officers to its Alumni Board.

Patricia Malet Fennell of Geneseo has assumed the presidency. A 1965 alumna, Fennell is a former elementary education teacher and adjunct faculty member in the Shear School of Education at Geneseo. She has been a member of the board since 1991.

Mark Cronin of Henrietta was elected vice president. A 1988 alumnus, Cronin is vice president for provider relations at Rochester Individual Practice Association. He has served on the board since 2002.

John Wolf of Fairport was elected treasurer. A 1972 alumnus, Wolf is the speech language pathology/audiology program coordinator at the Finger Lakes Developmental Service Office. He has served on the board since 1994.

Ruth Hawley Gibson of Perry was re-elected secretary. A 1956 alumna, Gibson is a retired reading specialist. The long-standing board secretary has been a member of the board since 1965.

In addition, David O’Hare of Victor was appointed to the board to serve the remainder of a vacated term. A 1981 alumnus, O’Hare is director of business development at Integrated Systems.

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