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RMHC of WNY names Lisa Booz new executive director


Mon, Jun 10th 2024 01:55 pm

Former Camp Good Days WNY regional director

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York Press Release

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York is thrilled to announce it has a new leader. The charity organization welcomes Lisa Booz as its executive director.

Lisa comes to the nonprofit organization with a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to nonprofit work. She joins RMHC of WNY after an impactful 19 years at Camp Good Days and Special Times, where she demonstrated exceptional leadership as the regional director for the Buffalo region and as the chief operating officer overseeing offices in Rochester and Syracuse. Lisa’s leadership at Camp Good Days led to a significant increase in programming, participation, and revenue, more than doubling each since she took the helm.

Lisa Booz (Submitted photo)


“During her career, Lisa has shown her dedication to fostering community, implementing successful programs, and supporting those in need. I am confident Lisa will continue the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York legacy of providing support, comfort and hope to families during a challenging time,” RMHC of WNY Board President Nick Albarella said.

Booz said, “I am incredibly excited to join Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York as the new executive director. I look forward to using my experience and passion for nonprofit work to further support the families RMHC of WNY serves, ensuring they receive the comfort and care they need.”

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Lisa is active in her community, holding positions at Fifty Fabulous Women Giving Circle’s executive committee and contributing as a head coach for Girls on the Run.

Lisa resides in Kenmore with her husband and their two daughters.

RMHC of WNY is a 501 (c) (3) organization and proud chapter of the Ronald McDonald House Charities global network. The charity’s mission is to create and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families.

Since 1983, our Buffalo Ronald McDonald House has served more than 21,411 families from New York, neighboring states, and globally. Since opening in late 2017, our Ronald McDonald Family Room in John R. Oishei Children's Hospital (OCH) receives more than 1,000 visits monthly, and our Ronald McDonald hospitality cart at OCH makes more than 360 bedside visits weekly. Our recently launched Ronald McDonald hospitality cart visits the mother/baby and NICU units at Sisters of Charity Hospital each week.

For more information about RMHC of WNY and how you can help, visit www.rmhcwny.org. 

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