John W. Hansbury, Esq., served as OCRA’s Board Chair for 10 years and remains active on OCRA’s Executive Committee as an Emeritus member. His late wife, the actress, Madeline Kahn, died in 1999 from ovarian cancer. She felt strongly that if her personal struggle with ovarian cancer was shared that it might raise awareness of this awful disease. John vowed to campaign for improved ovarian cancer treatment and awareness and joined the OCRA Board in 1999.
John is an attorney in private practice in New York City. He graduated from the Mount Hermon School, Oberlin College and received a JD from the Antioch School of Law in Washington, DC.