The Tri-State Consoritium welcomes the 2019-2021 Tri-State Executive Board officers. Their respective term will begin on January 1, 2020.
- President – Phyllis Breland
- 1st Vice President – Paul Dorestant
- 2nd Vice President – Angela McNeil
- Recording Secretary – Audrey Bennerson
- Treasurer – Brett Pulliam
Watch for updates to the site after the transition begins and get ready for the 16th Biennial Conference in Pennsylvania in 2021!
The Tri-State Consortium of Opportunity Programs organization was saddened to learn of the passing of Henry James Durand, Jr. Ph.D., on December 27, 2018. A member of the Tri-State Consortium for years, he dedicated his career to higher education. Read the full obituary at The Buffalo News.
The family will receive friends in Buffalo on Saturday, January 5, 2019, from 10 am-noon at First Shiloh Baptist Church, 15 Pine St., where a Celebration of Life will immediately follow. Rev. Jonathan R. Staples officiating. The family will also receive friends Thursday, January 10, 2019, 1-3 pm at the Spring Grove Funeral Home, 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH, where a Celebration of Life will be conducted at 3 pm at the Entombment Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that Dr. Durand’s life and legacy be remembered by supporting the Drs. Henry J. and Bonita R. Durand Scholarship Fund, c/o University at Buffalo, Office of University Advancement, 503 Capen Ave., Buffalo, NY 14260-1660, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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