Steve Hanson

Steve Hanson, MS Ed

Associate Commissioner, Courts and Criminal Justice
NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services

Steve Hanson, MS Ed, is the Associate Commissioner for Courts and Criminal Justice for the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. He is responsible for relationships with the various criminal justice entities including Drug Courts, State and local corrections, probation and parole. Previously he had served as the Associate Commissioner of Treatment for OASAS with responsibilities for the oversight of state operated treatment programs, adolescent services, criminal justice and Recovery services. Steve has over 30 years of experience in the field as a treatment provider, educator and consultant. His ability to train criminal justice practitioners on drug abuse and treatment has been recognized both nationally and internationally. He has been a faculty member of the National Drug Court Institute/National Association of Drug Court Professionals for 16 years.