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Leadership & Board



Ron Bunce, LMSW, (President & CEO)-

Ron has spent most of his career in the nonprofit leadership space. He joined Children’s Home of York (CHOY) as their President and CEO in March of 2020. CHOY opened the doors to an orphanage in 1865 to care for children who lost their parents during the Civil War. Today, CHOY is a comprehensive, trauma-informed, child welfare agency offering a broad range of services including prevention, foster care, adoption, psychiatric residential treatment, independent living group homes, and a partial hospitalization program (PHP). Prior to working in the child welfare arena, Ron served as the Executive Director of the New York State Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, the Executive Director of Cornell University’s Extension Service in Oneida County New York and worked for over a decade as an accountant in a family owned manufacturing business. Ron holds an undergraduate degree in business and accounting, a master’s degree in social work, and is currently in candidacy for his Ph.D. in Social Welfare Policy from the University of Albany in New York.

Years of Service: 3