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BSRA Board of Directors


Kristin Arcuri


Chair of Membership Committee

& Co-Chair of Compliance Committee

Robert Becht

1st Vice President- Rowing Operations

Thomas Flaherty

2nd Vice President- Building and Grounds


Christi Roorda Ciacco

Chair of Regatta Committee

Christina Dines

Carol Flaherty

Chair of the Compliance Committee & Co-Chair of Membership

Eileen Flaherty

Chair of Fundraising & Events Committee

Jeanne Kratt

William 'Bill' Breeser

Chair of Nominating Committee

John Hoffman

Board Member Emeritus

John 'Jack' Hailand

Craig Thrasher

Schools and Programs

Paul Rodgers

BRRC Masters

Nick Zona

Team BSRA - Juniors

Kacie Mills, Athletic Director

Buffalo Seminary

James Mauro, Athletic Director

designated Tom Flaherty, CHS President of Rowing

Canisius High School

Lisa DeMarco


BSRA Board Nominations

  • Only BSRA members* can make nominations
  • Nominees must be BSRA Members*
  • Nominees must be over 18 years old 

*Memberships must be up to date. If you are unsure, please email us at

Term for Class (B) ends this December.

Current Board members are as follows:

Voting Members (Elected)

Mark Kostrzewski (A), Bob Fries (A), Tom Flaherty (A), Bill Breeser (A)

John Hofmann (B), Kristin L. Arcuri (B), Eileen P. Flaherty (B), Christina Dines (B)

Bob Becht (C), Carol Flaherty (C), Jeanne Kratt (C), Christi Roorda (C)

Voting Members (non-elected)

Paul Rodgers (Masters); James Mauro, (Canisius) A.D. (appointed Tom Flaherty), Nick Zona (BSRA Youth), Kacie Mills (Bflo. Sem) A.D, Lisa DeMarco (We Can Row)

Non-Voting Members

Jack Hailand (Emeritus); Tom Boyer

Seats up for election: 4 from Class B

Nominations due: September 30th

Voting will be at the Annual Membership Meeting on November 7th 9-11am 12-1pm via Zoom

BSRA Annual Membership Meeting

November 7, 2020 at 12pm

Via Zoom

Noon               Welcome

12:10               Boathouse Update

12:20               Financial Report

12:30               Election of Board Members

12:40               Questions/Wrap Up

1:00                 Meeting Concludes


Hilary Epes-Oballim

Executive Director

Mairead Manke

Director of Marketing and Outreach


Tom Boyer

Boathouse Manager & Boatman





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