Dr. Komal Chandan has been elected president of the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. He will take office in January and serve a two-year term. Dr. Robert J. Gadawski was elected vice president and Dr. Mark Perry treasurer.
Chandan, a 21-year member of Memorial’s medical staff, is a graduate of the University College of Medical Sciences in India. He is board-certified in family medicine and serves as medical director of Memorial’s Schoellkopf Health Center.
Gadawski, a graduate of Niagara University and SUNY Health Science Center (now Upstate Medical University) in Syracuse, has been a member of Memorial’s medical staff since 1997. He is board-certified in pediatrics and has served as chief of the department of pediatrics since 1999.
Perry, a graduate of the University of Rochester and Albany Medical College, is board-certified in radiology and has been a member of the medical staff since 1983. He has served as chief of the department of radiology since 1995 and is a member of Memorial’s board of directors.
The board of trustees of the North Tonawanda History Museum appointed its 2014 officers at its annual meeting Dec. 10.
Elected were: Demelt F. Shaw, president; Barbara A. Wickman, vice president; Elaine M. Timm, treasurer; and Donna Zellner Neal, secretary. Neal also continues as full-time volunteer executive director.
Shaw is a resident of the City of Tonawanda and a retired City of Tonawanda School District teacher. Timm is a resident of the City of Niagara Falls and an employee of the Niagara County Department of Social Services. Wickman has operated Barb’s Sweet Treat and Jack’s Trains for 35 years.
Minor revisions were made to the mission and vision statements, and the board of trustees affirmed that the History Museum is doing what its founding board committed to do back in 2004 when the mission and vision statements were originally drafted.