WNYHA Board of Directors

Executive Board Members

C.J Urlaub

Board Chair;
President Mount St. Mary’s Hospital;
Lewiston, NY

Mary E. LaRowe, FACHE

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

Daniel P. Ireland BSN, MBA, FACHE

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

WNYHA Board of Directors 2019-2021

  1. Martin Boryszak, President & CEO, Sisters of Charity Hospital Main St Campus, Buffalo, NY & St. Joseph Campus, Cheektowaga, NY
  2. Norma Kerling, Interim President, 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 Vice- Chair)
  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 Secretary and Regional PAC Chair)
  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. Karen Surkala, 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 Immediate Past Board Chair)
  19. C.J. Urlaub, President & CEO, Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, Lewiston, NY (WNYHA Board Chair)
  20. Eddie Bratko, President & CEO, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  21. Brian P. Durniok, President & CEO, UMPC Chautauqua, Jamestown, NY