For Release — Wednesday, February 5, 2003
SAN FRATELLO, HEAD OF GENESEE COUNTY CHAMBER,
ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF CHAMBER ALLIANCE OF NEW YORK STATE
ALBANYRaymond San Fratello, president of the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce, has been elected chairman of the Chamber Alliance of New York State (CANYS). He succeeds Elizabeth Coleman, president of the Greater Southern Dutchess Chamber of Commerce.
San Fratello has led the Genesee County Chamber for 12 years. Before joining the Genesee County Chamber, he served for eight years as assistant recreation director for the city of Batavia.
He earned a degree in metallurgy from the Erie County Technical Institute and studied chemistry and psychology at Buffalo State University College. He also studied at the U.S. Chamber Institute for Organizational Management, a six-year program at the University of Delaware.
San Fratello lives with his wife and three children in Batavia.
CANYS is an association of chamber executives from New York's local and regional chambers of commerce committed to providing professional development opportunities for member executives and leveraging the power of chambers to promote state-government policies that will improve New York's business climate. CANYS is affiliated with, and administered by, The Business Council of New York State.