Member, National Board of Directors
During his years of employment, he held a General Management Executive position with extensive experience in strategic planning, operations, and human resource management. Ron is resourceful in solving problems and maximizing resources. He has excellent communication skills, both written and spoken. Sharp analytical skills; research and detail-oriented. Strategic thinker and motivator, with the ability to see the "big picture".
Mr. Hasson currently chairs the California-Hawaii State Conference Branch Development committee. He also serves as California-Hawaii State Conference Southwest Area Director and in 2012 he became a member of the NAACP National Board of Directors. He is serving his fifth term as President of the Branch. The focus of Mr. Hasson's commitment continues to address issues concerning people of color in Region 1 and the Hollywood Industry. Ron leads a team of volunteers who work many hours on branch committees implementing and designing activities that address Youth Development, Education, legal Redress, Veterans, Health, Women of Excellence, and Performing Arts Events. During his tenure as President, he has overseen the production of Ten NAACP Theatre Awards which acknowledges the best of the best in theatre. In addition to the Award Show, the Beverly Hills Hollywood Chapter now presents a theatre festival.
Ron is a native of Tallahassee, Florida, and a long-time resident of California; he graduated from California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo with a B.A. in Business Administration and graduate work in guidance and counseling.