Kenmore Mercy Foundation Elects New Officers

Feb 21, 2018Kenmore Mercy Foundation, News & PR

The Kenmore Mercy Foundation board of trustees recently elected a new slate of officers for a two-year term beginning in January 2018.

Mark Keller was elected as the new president of Kenmore Mercy Foundation board of trustees. Keller is vice president of Opera­tions at Keller Technology Corporation, and joined the board in 2011. Prior to his new role, Keller served as vice president of Ken­more Mercy Foundation board of trustees since 2015.

Raymond Crane was elected to serve as board vice president.  He was previously treasurer of the Foundation board. Crane, who has been a mem­ber of the board since 2009, is a Partner with Brock, Schecter & Polakoff, LLP.

James Rykowski, who also joined the board in 2009, will serve as treasurer. He is vice president of Commercial Lending with Evans Bank.

Lee Ann Vogt, a community volunteer and member of the board since 2015, is incoming secretary of the Foundation board. Vogt has been involved with the Foundation for a number of years, including serving as the co-chair of the annual A Tribute to Angels event with James Rykowski.

Since 1980, the Kenmore Mercy Foundation has provided key financial support to Kenmore Mercy Hospital through an extensive development program that encourages public and private philanthropic support.  Funds raised help provide educational opportunities for associates and grants to support department needs.