WNYHA Board of Directors

Executive Board Members

Thomas J. Quatroche Jr., Ph.D

Board Chair;
President & CEO, Erie County Medical Center Corp;
Buffalo, NY

Gary C. Tucker, FACHE

Board Vice- Chair;
President & CEO, Mount St. Mary’s Hospital
Lewiston, NY

Daniel P. Ireland BSN, MBA, FACHE

Board Treasurer;
President
Rochester Regional Health System
United Memorial Medical Center
Batavia, NY

Mary E. LaRowe, FACHE

Board Secretary;
President & CEO
Brooks- TLC Hospital System, Inc.
Dunkirk, NY

WNYHA Board of Directors 2017–2019

  1. Martin Boryszak, President & CEO, Sisters of Charity Hospital Main St Campus, Buffalo, NY & St. Joseph Campus, Cheektowaga, NY
  2. Cuba Memorial Hospital, Cuba, NY
  3. Darcy Craven, President, Millard Fillmore Suburban and DeGraff Memorial Hospitals, Amherst & Tonawanda, NY
  4. Donald T. Eichenauer, CEO, Wyoming County Community Health System and Skilled Nursing Facility, Warsaw, NY
  5. Timothy J. Finan, President & CEO, Upper Allegheny Health System, Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY & Bradford Regional Medical Center, Bradford, PA
  6. Mary E. LaRowe, FACHE, President & CEO, Brooks- TLC Hospital System Inc. Dunkirk, NY (WNYHA Board Secretary)
  7. Nils Gunnersen, CEO, Bertrand Chaffee Hospital, Springville, NY
  8. Anne McCaffrey, CEO, Eastern Niagara Hospital, Lockport, NY
  9. Daniel P. Ireland, President, Rochester Regional Health, United Memorial Medical Center, Batavia, NY (WNYHA Board Treasurer)
  10. Mark Cye, President & CEO, Orleans Community Health, FKA Medina Memorial Hospital, Medina, NY
  11. Allegra C. Jaros, MBA,  President, Oishei Children’s Hospital, Buffalo, NY
  12. Candace S. Johnson, PhD, President & CEO, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY
  13. Christopher Lane, Vice President, Kaleida, & President, Buffalo General Medical Center and Gates Vascular Institute, Buffalo, NY
  14. Jody L.  Lomeo, President & CEO, Kaleida Health & Great Lakes Health of Western New York, Buffalo, NY
  15. Mark A. Sullivan, President & CEO, Catholic Health, Buffalo, NY
  16. Walter Ludwig, President & CEO, Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Kenmore, NY
  17. Valerie Jackson, President, Westfield Memorial Hospital & St. Vincent’s Health System, Westfield, NY
  18. Thomas J. Quatroche, Jr., PhD, President & CEO, Erie County Medical Center Corporation, Buffalo, NY (WNYHA Board Chair)
  19. Gary Tucker, President & CEO, Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, Lewiston, NY (WNYHA Board Vice-Chair)
  20. C.J. Urlaub, President & CEO, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY (WNYHA Board Immediate Past Chair)
  21. Betsy T. Wright, FACHE, President & CEO, UMPC Chautauqua, Jamestown, NY (Regional PAC Chair)