Sonja L. Banks | oneSCDvoice

Sonja L. Banks, MPA, MBA

National President & COO
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Sonja L. Banks works at Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. as its President & COO. She is responsible for overall organzational nonprofit management. She also oversees national membership, fund development, program management, advocacy and operations. She serves as national advocate and spokesperson for the fight against sickle cell disease.

Earlier, she was Director of community service and outreach at St. Vincent’s Health System. Her role there was to facilitate system-wide development and management of healthcare community service and outreach programs. She was responsible for fund development, strategic planning, fiscal management and charity allocations.

She studied Public Administration and Business at Jacksonville State University and Political Science at the University of Alabama.


Representative Publications:

Community Health Workers as Support for Sickle Cell Care