The governing board of CCHN is comprised of representatives from various healthcare practices and organizations in Chautauqua County. The board meets four times a year and provides oversight, ensures financial stability and sets strategic direction.

Six members represent the two member hospital organizations of CCHN in Chautauqua County.

Two Board members also serve on the Citizen’s Advisory Board (CAB) whose members provide insights and information representative of community needs and interests.

One Board member is a designated At Large Member of the Board, this member is appointed to represent the whole membership of the body being served.

CCHN Board of Directors


  • Wolf-Dieter Krahn, M.D. (Chair)

  • Cecil Miller

  • Dan Tota

BROOKs-TLC Hospital System

  • James Wild, MD (Secretary/Treasurer)

  • Christopher Lanski

  • Mary LaRowe

Citizen advisory board members

  • Dr. Mary Ann Spanos

  • Patricia A. Brinkman

at large member

  • Lynn Dunham, M.D.