Chi Chapter | New York, USA

  • Charter granted: 2022
    After being dormant for over 40 years, the chapter was re-established in 2022 through the outstanding efforts of Beth Fabrizio and a number of outstanding bandmasters from the western New York region.
  • First meeting: May 16, 2022 at a private room in Giancarlo’s Sicilian Steak House in Buffalo, NY. The oath was given by International Vice President Keith Rudolph (Gamma Chapter).
  • Charter Members: Donald Carducci, Matthew Cool, Marni Conte, Michael Conte, Beth Fabrizio, Dr. Rick Fleming, Mary Kay Ortolano, Christine Riederer, Richard Riederer, and Andrea Runfola. Due to Covid-19 protocol, Dr. Paula Holcomb participated in the induction virtually. Scott Bean was unable to attend and will be initiated as soon as possible.
  • First Officers: Beth Fabrizio, President; Mary Kay Ortolano, Vice-President; Donald Carducci, Secretary; Marni Conti, Treasurer.