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B.U.I.L.D. of Buffalo, Inc.
118 East Utica Street
Buffalo, NY 14208  

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We meet every third Thursday at 5:30PM in
our office.





Meet Our Board of Directors 

B.U.I.L.D. of Buffalo, Inc. in Buffalo, NY consists of highly qualified and experienced activists. Our board members are known for their strong leadership and vision. Our team is the voice of justice for all people. From basic human rights to bigger issues, we address it all. Please read a brief bio of our team members.

1. Charley H. Fisher III, President: Senior Administrative Clerk of the Erie County Legislature, President of the Board of Friends Inc. (Dorothy J. Collier Community Center), Host of the Charley Fisher Television and Radio Shows, Senior Warden and Dean of St. John's Lodge, former Councilmember at Large city of Buffalo NY.

2. Russell T. Smith, Vice President: President of the Buffalo Half Way House Inc, Chairman of the Trustee Board Calvary Christian Methodist Church, retired Affirmative Action Officer New York State Department of Labor, former Erie County Sheriff Deputy.

3. Anne C. Evans Esq., Secretary/Treasurer: Partner Damon Morey L.L.P. Attorney At Law, former President, Vice-President, and Trustee of the Kenmore - Town of Tonawanda School District, former Vice-President and Trustee of the New York State School Board Association, Best Lawyer in America 2013.

4. Avery T. Bates: Director of Community and Government Affairs Community Heath Center of Buffalo and Niagara Falls NY, CEO of Bates Consulting Services, former Chief of Staff to Councilmember at Large Charley H. Fisher III

5. Anthony G. Billoni: President/Director/ Coordinator of the Erie Niagara Tobacco - Free Coalition, President of Young Audiences Inc., former Director of Admissions, Creator/Artist/Producer, Board Member of Leadership Buffalo Inc., B.U.I.L.D. Of Buffalo Inc. Chair of the Public Relations Committee.

6. F.F. Michael Brown: Thirty four year Fire Fighter City of Buffalo NY, President of MOCHA Society Inc., former Regional President of the International Black Firefighters Association, led the 14 year litagation of the suit City of Buffalo NY VS MOCHA Society Inc. to integrate the City of Buffalo Fire Department, New York State Emergency Responders Task Force

7. Lesley Haynes: Social Worker & Internationally Regarded Peace Activist, marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for civil rights and human rights causes, former member of the Massachusetts Commission on Human Rights, life member of the NAACP, worked with the refugees from Eritrea in Madrid Spain, Ordained Elder in Presbyterian Church

8. Hon. Mary Ruth Kapsiak: President of the Buffalo Board of Education, Central District Representative of the Buffalo Board of Education, retired Buffalo Public Schools administrator, Trustee of Saint John Baptist Chuch, member of Buffalo Links Inc., member of the AKA Soriety,

9. Kimberly Minkle: Executive Director of the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, past Manager of Industrial Hygiene for the Xerox Corporation, past Manager of Enviornmental, Health & Safety of the Washington Mills Electro Minerals Corp.

10. Kunle Odunsi, MD, FRCOG, FACOG: Chair of the Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Professor of Gynecologic Oncology, Research Program Director Center of Immunotherapy Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Director of the United States Cancer Vaccine Collaborative Program Cancer Research Institute.

11. Linwood Roberts J.D: Neighborhood Outreach Coordinator in the Office of Community Relations, Division of External Affairs, Office of the President of the University of Buffalo, former United
States Marine.

Schedule an Appointment 

Let us know if you need to discuss some of your issues with our team members. We’ll see how your issues can be resolved. Call us to set up an appointment.