January 30, 2024

HTNYS elects 2024 officers and new board members

The Healthcare Trustees of New York State’s board of governors is pleased to announce its 2024 officers and four new board members.

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

  • Chair: Sharon Hanson, secretary and immediate past chair, Erie County Medical Center
  • Vice Chair: Muhammed Javed, MD, trustee, Upper Allegheny Health System, and trustee, Kaleida Health
  • Secretary: Laurence Smith, immediate past chair, White Plains Hospital, and trustee, Montefiore Health System
  • Immediate Past Chair: Susan Holliday, trustee, UR Medicine

The board also elected four new members to serve three-year terms:

The HTNYS board of governors provides strategic guidance to direct HTNYS’ activities and programs aimed at strengthening New York’s healthcare system through improved leadership and involvement by healthcare trustees. We are grateful for their dedication and support.


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.