COMMISSIONING COMMITTEE
SHIP’S SPONSOR

Ms. Janée L. Bonner

CHAIRMAN

Maurice L. Naylon III

VICE CHAIR

Daniel P. Mecca

VICE CHAIR

Elizabeth L. Demakos

VICE CHAIR

CDR William R. Barden, CEC, USN (Ret.)

VICE CHAIR

CDR Wayne P. Sorrentino, USN (Ret.)

HONORARY CHAIRMAN

Byron W. Brown

Mayor, City of Buffalo

HONORARY CHAIRMAN

Jim Kelly

Former Buffalo Bills Quarterback
NFL Hall of Fame

HONORARY COMMITTEE

Hon. Chris Collins

US Congressman, 27th District

Hon. Brian M. Higgins

US Congressman, 26th District

Hon. Kathleen M. Hochul

Lt. Governor, New York State

Hon. Christopher L. Jacobs

New York State Senator

Hon. Patrick M. Gallivan

New York State Senator

ACTION TEAM LEADERS

Michael A. Adelizzio
Daniel Barry
Anthony J. Baynes, Jr.
Camille Brandon
David W. Carapetyan
Jonathan A. Dandes

William Keresztes
Eugene G. Kershner
CAPT Charles F. Kreiner, Jr., USN (Ret.)
Paul J. Marzello, Sr.
CAPT Wayne W. Mertz, USN (Ret.)
John A. Moffat

Jeanne L. Naylon
William E. Nowakowski
Thomas A. Prince
Lewis R. Robinson
William J. Shephard
LCDR Robert C. Singer, JAGC, USN
Dr. Mary L. Turkiewicz
William R. Wagner