Stephen B. Hanse Announces Appointment of Linda O’Connell, NYSCAL Coordinator of Member Support

Stephen B. Hanse

Stephen B. Hanse, Esq., President & CEO of NYSHFA | NYSCAL, is pleased to announce that Linda O’Connell will join the Association as the Coordinator of Member Support Services for the New York State Center for Assisted Living (NYSCAL).

Linda comes to NYSCAL following an 18 year career in the Adult Care Facilities/Assisted Living Bureau within the NYS Department of Health. Linda brings to NYSCAL an extensive knowledge of ACF/Assisted Living regulations, policy interpretations, Residency Agreements, ePOC, and the inspection and surveillance process, among other regulations, policies and procedures.

“We are very excited to have Linda join our team at NYSHFA/NYSCAL. Linda’s in-depth assisted living regulatory and policy knowledge and experience will be an outstanding resource for all our NYSCAL members,” stated Stephen B. Hanse, Esq. 

Linda will be working under the direction of Amy Kennedy, Executive Director of NYSCAL and will assume her duties as NYSCAL Coordinator of Member Support on January 14, 2020.  She may be reached at or 518-462-4800 ext. 13.


Stephen B. Hanse, Esq.
President & CEO
518-462-4800 x11