Sharon Hanson is a longstanding member of the Erie County Medical Center Corporation Board of Directors, having previously served two terms as Chair. Ms. Hanson was recently elected Vice Chair of Healthcare Trustees of New York State Board of Governors. Healthcare Trustees of New York State is dedicated to strengthening the governance of New York’s non-profit and public healthcare facilities. HTNYS is governed by a board of trustees from healthcare facilities across the state and is a division of the Healthcare Association of New York State.
Sharon Hanson formerly served as Executive Director at Deaf Access Services, Inc. (DAS), the oldest local not-for-profit deaf service provider serving all eight counties of Western New York. As an independent 501c3 non-profit agency, DAS provides assistance and a variety of life balancing services for our deaf, deaf/blind, hard of hearing and late-deafened persons, including job placement, advocacy, American Sign Language (ASL) educational opportunities, and a variety of interpreter services.
Sharon continues to be very active in the Western New York community and currently serves on the following boards and committees: