Dr. Donald W. Hanson
Dr. Donald W. Hanson retired in 2009 as Director of the Information Directorate at the Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome, NY. During a 40 -year Air Force career, he held a variety of assignments with progressive responsibility in both technical and leadership positions. Don received the Meritorious Executive Presidential Rank Award and is a Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. In addition to participating on the NYSTEC Board, Don is Chairman of the SUNY Polytechnic Institute College Council, and serves on the Rome Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees, and the Central New York Defense Alliance Board of Directors. Don is also a routine platelet donor for the American Red Cross.