John Kinner

John joined HANCI back in August 2000 as Chief Operating Officer. John oversees all of HANCI’s programs and is responsible for the agency’s development, recruitment and ongoing management. Before joining HANCI, Kinner was vice president of the United Way of Niagara, a position he had held since 1985. His major responsibility there was the annual … Continued


Dr. Maria Crea

Dr. Maria A. Crea is a beloved pediatrician and community leader in the Niagara community. A native of Youngstown, Ohio, and a graduate of Johns Hopkins Medical School, Crea arrived in Niagara Falls in 1958 and has been working to improve the community’s health ever since. For more than 30 years, she was one of … Continued


Kevin Dafoe

Kevin joined HANCI as Controller back in 1994. He has an extensive background in finance and is passionate about community service. As controller, Dafoe manages a multi-million dollar budget comprising revenues from federal, state, county and municipal contracts, along with privately paid fees, grants and contributions. Kevin holds an accounting degree and he has 29 … Continued


Melisa Green

“There is nothing more rewarding than knowing another person’s life is better because you were there. This is what HANCI has been doing for almost 90 years – impacting lives and making a difference – and it is amazing to be part of a team that is driving positive change in our community.” Melisa feels … Continued


Nora Aloian

Winston Churchill once said, “We make a living by what we do, but we make a life by what we give.” These words serve as a testament to Nora and her work with the Senior Companion program at HANCI. Nora joined HANCI’s Universal Pre-K program in 2001, became coordinator of the Foster Grandparent Program in … Continued


Janet Bellreng

After retiring from a rewarding 34 year career as a payroll supervisor with the VAWNY Healthcare System, HANCI was extremely lucky to have Janet to join our team in 2012 as a part-time payroll clerk in our home care department. Janet says “everyone at HANCI is so nice – I love working here!” Janet has … Continued


Jennifer Britton

“HANCI has been a part of my professional career from the start! I love the variety of opportunities available to the people of our county. With such a relevant and impactful mission to enhance the educational and health services provided to citizens, I couldn’t be more proud to join this amazing agency! The most meaningful … Continued


Mary Ellen Chatterton

“A warm smile is the universal language of kindness,” is Mary Ellen’s favorite quote. When you first meet Mary Ellen you will learn quickly from her smile – it’s also the way she lives her life. Mary Ellen has been a loyal, trusted employee of the HANCI accounting department for over 17 years. She says … Continued


Kathryn Cooper

Kathryn joined HANCI’s Accounting Department as a clerk in 2013 – her first full-time employment. Kathryn has proven to be dedicated, hardworking and upbeat about taking on new challenges through her role at HANCI. When not working, Kathryn likes to spend time outdoors, read and to be with family, friends and pets.


Priscilla Dolling

The Volunteer Center at HANCI would not be the Volunteer Center at HANCI without Priscilla! Not only is she caring and compassionate, she gets the job done. Between her first-hand knowledge of all HANCI’s Volunteer Center programs, her contacts in the community and her professional/academic background, Priscilla is an incredible resource for volunteers. “Nothing is … Continued


Nancy Green

Building a successful and sustainable non-profit organization requires a unified team effort – and Nancy Green is a key player in that process at HANCI. As our Human Resources Generalist she’s the confidential point of contact for all things HANCI. AND she’s one of those people you instantly become friends with the moment you meet … Continued



Anne Kolbe

HANCI Universal Pre-K Teacher, Cataract School


Alisa Reimann

“HANCI and Complete Senior Care have changed the way I approach work and other people. Both non-profits do such amazing work for our community – it was such an honor for me to join this team.” Alisa joined HANCI as Sr. Director of Marketing & Development for HANCI after a 19 year career in government. … Continued


Sybil Rowe-Middlebrooks, BS, HSA

Sybil joined HANCI in August 2015. Sybil has over 20 years of health care experience in many care delivery settings including skilled and rehab, private practice, ambulatory services, adult home, insurance organizations and home care. “I am very excited to join the HANCI organization as the Director of Homecare. I am honored to be able … Continued