Alumni Association

Canisius High School Alumni Association

The Canisius High School Alumni Association has over 12,000 members. The network stretches from Buffalo and Western New York to cities and countries around the globe.

The objectives of the Alumni Association shall be to foster unity, loyalty, and growth of the total Canisius family, administration, faculty, alumni, and student body, and to service and promote the best interests of each part of it.

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Alumni Board of Governors

The Alumni Board of Governors serves as the representative of the Alumni Association. The board works in coordination with the Office of the Alumni Relations to create opportunities for alums to connect with each other and to our alma mater through a variety of programs. The Board is also responsible for making recommendations for alumni inductions to the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor and the Athletic Hall of Fame.

2016-2017 Alumni Association Board of Governors


Mr. Colin Pratt, CFP '03, President
Mr. Thomas Bender '03, Vice-President
Mr. Ryan Crawford '99, Secretary
Mr. Jason Josker ’01, CHS Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving


Mr. George Chernowski '63
Mr. Charles Zernentsch '63
Mr. Gerald Piskorowski '65
Mr. Andrew DiPasquale '90
Mr. John McGowan '95
Mr. Samuel Rizzo '97
Mr. Christopher Poole '98
Mr. Jeffrey Malchoff '99
Mr. Thomas Moriarty '00
Mr. Nandor Forgach ‘01
Mr. Christopher Henel '01
Mr. Christopher Musialowski '04
Mr. Spencer Farrell '08
Mr. Ian Hurtubise '08
Mr. Daniel Ludwig '08

If you have an interest in joining the Alumni Board of Governors please contact Jay Josker '01, director of alumni relations and annual giving at 716-200-0262.