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Karen Hermance

Karen Hermance
  • Retired from Eastman Kodak 2019
  • President of Edelman – Gardner Board of Directors 2019 – Current
  • Board Member from 2010 – 2019
  • Member of Community Cancer Action Council at Wilmot 2020 – Current
  • Chair Community Driven Research Team at Wilmot – 2020-Current
  • Advisor on Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee for Clinical Trials at Wilmot – 2021 – Current
  • Fundraising for the foundation 2009
  • Spending time with my family and Jet Skiing

John Kwaitkowski

Board Member

John Kwaitkowski
  • I worked at GM for 42 years in the Office Service Department. I did everything from working on the Hourly Payroll, to sorting the mail, ordering office supplies and other miscellaneous jobs.
  • My career ended in 2018.
  • Board Member 2007 – Current
  • I worked with George and his committee for the Men’s Golf Tournament
    and Tom Deryke on the appliance raffle.
  • Loved Playing Golf and was a member of the Hilton Fire Department

Sue Corey


Sue Corey
  • Retired RN Strong Memorial Hospital 1972 – 2012. Oncology nurse at Wilmot 1982 – 90.
  • Bookkeeper- Shamrock Greens (son’s business 2010 – present
  • Sally Edelman was my sister.
  • Edelman-Gardner CRF:
  • Board Member 5/2014 – 4/2019
  • Secretary 4/2019 – present
  • Golfing/Gardening/watching grandkids sporting events

Cheryl Edelman

Board Member

Cheryl Edelman
  • I currently work at Hanes Supply, Inc as an Office Admin. I have been working here since February 7, 2007.
  • Board member of Edelman – Gardner
  • Cancer Research Foundation.
  • I have been associated with the foundation since it’s legal conception in 1987 when I was first married to the founder George Edelman. I was involved in all the fun raising events like Penny drives, golf tournaments, bowling tournaments, appliance raffles, bike and walk – a – thons; and much more. I was not on the board at that time, but was very much involved in each and every fund raiser we did.
  • As a member of the foundation, my goal is to take this foundation to the next level. George wanted this to be a success and I want to continue to help to make his dreams come true.

Courtney Edelman

Board Member

Courtney Edelman
  • Global supply chain planner at CooperVision 2021 – Current
  • Kodak Supply Chain Planner 2015 – 2021
  • Daughter of the founder of Edelman Gardner CRF
  • Board member on the CRF foundation 2019 – Current
  • Playing soccer and working out, spending time with my family and friends and loved ones

Margaret Farrell

Board Member

Margaret Farrell
  • Retired from ESL Federal Credit Union
  • Board Member 2019 – Current
  • My brother George’s vision to raise funds to be used 100% for research only, was the driving force for me to want to be part of anything the foundation would do going forward.
  • To know the generosity of all the people through the years has and will continue to improve treatments, survival rates, quality of life and eventually a cure.