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Al Picogna
Alfred Picogna, OFS




Alfred Picogna Now
Regional Minister

Aug. 25, 2014 -- The region's leadership team elected at last September's chapter took on several changes in July, with Alfred Picogna, OFS, of Sanborn, NY becoming regional minister. The former vice minister stepped into the position following the July 11th resignation of Kimberly Marks, OFS, of Cheektowaga, NY.

He announced other changes:

-- Secretary Joanne Lockwood of Barneveld, NY has moved into the position of vice minister. A new secretary will be appointed, he said.

-- Former Councilor Marie Meyer, OFS, of Buffalo was brought back on board to fill a vacancy left by Don Montero, OFS, of Cheektowaga, who resigned as a western area councilor.