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Summit Board Supports #BFair2DirectCare Campaign

At its November 15 meeting, Summit’s Board of Directors signed a letter to NY Governor Andrew Cuomo in support of the #bFair2DirectCare Coalition’s “300 Days to Better Pay” campaign. The letter reads: Dear Governor Cuomo, Over 125,000 New Yorkers with developmental disabilities depend on the care of direct support professionals to live, work, and learn […]

The Summit Center launches SafeGuard Protective Apparel

Stephen R. Anderson, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of The Summit Center, has announced the organization’s first for-profit product venture with the launch of Safeguard Protective Apparel. SafeGuard’s first product offering, a protective jacket featuring sleeves reinforced with surgical steel mesh, is designed to protect against human bites. The Summit Center staff members developed the idea […]

Gavigan Elected to Summit Board

The Board of Directors of The Summit Center has elected John Gavigan, Executive Director of 43North, to a three-year term. In addition to his business responsibilities, Mr. Gavigan serves on the board of Buffalo Renaissance Foundation and is a member of Bright Buffalo Niagara. He is a former Board member of Buffalo Museum of Science […]

The Summit Center’s 2015 Annual Report

Following is a link to The Summit Center’s 2015 Annual Report. http://summit.z-paper.com/summit_2015_annual_rep/ In addition to a message from our CEO, financial results, event wrap ups, and donor listings, this year’s annual report contains four feature stories highlighting each of our four divisions: Early Intervention & Education Division: a story about Summit Academy’s Classroom Achievement Project […]

Jeanmarie Cieslica named Director of Development

Dr. Stephen R. Anderson, Chief Executive Officer of The Summit Center, has announced that Jeanmarie Cieslica has been named Director of Development. The Summit Center is a not-for-profit organization that provides educational, therapeutic, and support services to 2700 individuals each year with autism and other developmental, social and behavioral challenges. As Director of Development, Mrs. […]