January 6, 2023

Healthcare Trustees of New York State elects 2023 officers and new board member

ALBANY, N.Y. — The Healthcare Trustees of New York State board of governors has elected its 2023 officers and a new board member.

The board elected the following officers to serve one-year terms:

  • Chair: Susan Holliday, Trustee, UR Medicine, Rochester
  • Vice chair: Sharon Hanson, Secretary, Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo
  • Secretary: Muhammed Javed, MD, Trustee, Upper Allegheny Health System
    (an affiliate of Kaleida Health), Olean
  • Immediate past chair: The Honorable Robert Spolzino, Trustee, Board of Advisors, Northwell Health, New Hyde Park

The board also elected one new member to serve a three-year term:

  • Katherine Toomey, Trustee, Oswego Health, Oswego


Healthcare Trustees of New York State is dedicated to strengthening the governance of New York’s nonprofit 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.