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Board of Directors


Christopher Kennedy, Chairman
Habitat for Humanity Buffalo
Major, US Army Reserve

Gigi E. Grizanti Cooke, President & CEO (Ex Officio)
WNY Veterans Housing Coalition

David Nachreiner, Vice Chairman 
Hale TiP
Staff Sergeant, US Army Reserve

Doug Stevens, Treasurer
M&T Bank
Lieutenant, US Navy Veteran

Anthony Giancola, Secretary
Northwest Bank
Sergeant First Class, US Army Veteran


James Bagwell
US Customs & Border Protection
Lieutenant Colonel (Retired), US Army Veteran

Glen Taylor
Collins Aerospace
Captain, US Army Veteran

Morgan Woodson
New York State Division of Veterans Affairs
US Air Force Veteran

Elaina M. Monte, Esq.
Monte Law Firm

Carly Minderler
US Customs & Border Protection

Nathan C. Neuman
City of Buffalo
Lieutenant Colonel, US Army Reserve

William E. Jones
City of Lockport
Lieutenant Colonel, US Army Reserve

Michael R. Dieter, MSgt
NY Air National Guard