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New Slate of Officers for People Inc. Boards

Feb 15, 2024

The People Inc. Board of Directors is made up of people who work (without compensation) on behalf of the Western New York and Greater Rochester communities -- in governing the organization. 

Elizabeth Mauro has been named the chairperson of the People Inc. Board of Directors, replacing JoAnne Hudecki, who served as chair for two years. Mauro, President and CEO, at Endeavor Health Services, has been on the People Inc. board since 2016.

Other new officers include:

  • Vice Chairperson Robert Mayer, Weinberg Campus
  • Treasurer Dennis Schaeffer, Esq., Bond, Schoeneck & King Attorneys 
  • Secretary JoAnne Hudecki, McGuire Development.


The mission of the People Inc. Foundation is to help fund quality of life programs, medical equipment, technology, staff development and advocacy efforts. The People Inc. Board of Directors are volunteers from the community who are committed to these philanthropic efforts.

The People Inc. Foundation Board of Directors new slate of officers elected are:

  • President - Bill Regan, retired executive SUNY at Buffalo;
  • Vice President - Ralph J. Vanner, Jr., AssuredPartners;
  • Treasurer - Alex Wehr, KeyBank 
  • Secretary - Erica Sammarco, People Inc.

The Foundation Board also welcomed Justin Waclawek, PharmD, of Parkview Health Services.

Learn more about the People Inc. Board of Directors, the People Inc. Foundation the Foundation Board of Directors.