Kim Laviolette Named as Executive Director of the New York State Center for Assisted Living

Esq. Stephen B. Hanse in From the President

Stephen Hanse, NYSHFA|NYSCAL President & CEO, is pleased to announce that Kimberly Laviolette, RN will be joining the NYSHFA|NYSCAL team as the Executive Director of the New York State Center for Assisted Living effective December 1st.

Kim joins NYSCAL with extensive knowledge in Adult Care Facilities, Assisted Living Programs, Enhanced and Special Needs Assisted Living Residences.  Most recently, Kim served as the Regional Director of Operations for Elderwood Assisted Living providing oversight to 14 assisted living programs. Prior to her service with Elderwood, Kim served as the Senior Director of Operations for Atria Senior Living where she was responsible for 17 assisted living facilities across the state. Kim also served as Executive Director of Atria Penfield and Director of Nursing at Atria Guilderland. Outside of the assisted living environment, Kim has used her training as a Registered Nurse in a hospital setting in cardiac step-down, emergency room, ICU, and med surgical departments.

Throughout her career, Kim has had the opportunity to collaborate with the Department of Health regarding all aspects of assisted living operations, including, among other things, regulations, licensure applications and approvals, training programs and policies and procedures.

Kim has also served on the NYSCAL Board of Directors and nationally on the National Center for Assisted Living’s Senior Executive Committee.

We are looking forward to Kim joining the NYSHFA|NYSCAL team!


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