Ken Genewick serves as vice president of programs for the Health Foundation for Western & Central New York. He joined the Health Foundation in 2018 in the newly created role of program officer for caregiving through a partnership with the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation.
In his new role as vice president of programs, Ken supervises the program team as they work to develop and implement community partnerships and programs that support the Health Foundation’s mission and vision. Ken also continues to develop and support programs that recognize and address the unique challenges and needs of caregivers for older adults. With diverse private and public sector experience, he brings to the foundation a unique perspective on aging and caregiving and its impact on both people and systems.
Prior to joining the Health Foundation, Ken was the director of the Niagara County Office for the Aging for seven years. In this role, he led the department’s efforts to promote independence and quality of life by providing community-based services to older adults and caregivers.
An active member of the western New York community, he is the past president and a current advisor to the board of the Western New York Integrated Care Collaborative. He previously served as a member of the board of directors of the Association on Aging in New York from 2014-2015; an alderman on the City of Lockport Common Council from 2010-2015; and a board member of the Greater Lockport Development Corporation.
Ken earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and a master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in health systems administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
He lives in Lockport, NY, with his wife Michelle and their three sons, Luke, Henry, and Jude.