Kathryn Steffan

Buffalo native Kathryn Steffan graduated from the Buffalo Seminary in 2008, and she went on to receive a B.S. in Business Administration and a B.A. in Spanish from SUNY – Geneseo. Kathryn entered the workforce with a job at KPMG LLP, a big four accounting firm in New York City. After three years of public accounting, she decided to pursue a lifelong dream of serving as an international volunteer. Kathryn spent one year volunteer teaching in Micronesia, a tropical island nation situated in the Western Pacific. Following this transformative experience, Kathryn returned home and now works as the Director of FPWNY. 

Denise Morse

Graduate of D'Youville College with a B.S. in Business Administration. Denise’s diverse background includes experience in both the municipal and private sectors, however, she found her niche working in Human Services. Denise worked for Preventive Services within the Department ofSocial Services, providing assistance to families at risk of losing theirchildren to Foster Care. She also spent six years with the Buffalo Board of Education as a Substitute Teacher for grades P-K through 12. She then went on to work for the Erie County Department of Youth Services as a Youth Detention Worker. Denise currently serves as the Case Manager of FPWNY, helping families experiencing homelessness regain stability. 

Paul Flammer

Paul Flammer graduated from Bishop Ryan High School in 1961. He then worked for Bethlehem Steel until the plant’s closing in 1984. Paul went onto study Business Administration at Erie Community College. His extensive driving experience includes 7 years as a School Bus Driver for Laidlaw Transit Inc. and 19 years as a Greyhound Bus Driver. Paul has been the trusted van driver for Family Promise of WNY since 2015 

Board of Trustees


J. Christian Hoffman

Vice President

Stanley “Lee” Evans, Esq.


CJ Bojanowski, CPA


Nicole Keesler

Frank Cammarata III, MPA
Renee DiFlavio

Teresa Lawrence, Ph.D., PMP 

Sean Doyle

Erica Frank