Adirondack Health applauds board trustees for dedicated service
SARANAC LAKE – The Adirondack Health Board of Trustees honored two outgoing members for their years of service, and the gavel was passed to a new slate of officers for 2015.
Stan Urban is leaving the board after serving as trustee since 2007, and as board chair for the past four years. Mr. Urban retired from Catholic Health East in 2006 after a 38-year healthcare career. Susan Delehanty, who has served as vice chair and treasurer/secretary, is stepping down after serving eight years as well. Ms. Delehanty is the CEO of Citizen Advocates. Both have made tremendous contributions to Adirondack Health.
“Both Sue and Stan have provided Adirondack Health steady leadership through challenging times,” said Ms. Chandler Ralph, president & CEO of Adirondack Health. “The hallmarks of their tenure on the board include a strong commitment to ensuring patients and residents receive exceptional care, and enhancing the high-quality services we provide through sound financial stewardship. We are forever grateful for their service”
Jeannie Cross, who has served three, two-year terms on the board, will be taking over as chairperson. A year-round resident of Keene, she serves as vice president of government affairs for Metropolitan Jewish Health System. Serving as vice chair is Saranac Lake resident Barry Brogan, who is the executive director of North Country Behavioral Services. Cheryl Maid, of Lake Placid, is the board secretary/treasurer. She is a retired executive director and vice president of Pfizer, Inc.
New board members include:
- Gerald Goldman, retired superintendent of Saranac Lake Central School District
- Beth Lawyer, director, North Star Behavioral Health Services
- Rebecca Leahy, executive director, North Country Home Services
- Dr. Patricia Monroe, pediatrician, Adirondack Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
The board of trustees is comprised of community volunteers who are directly responsible for the ongoing governance and stewardship of Adirondack Health. Trustees, who represent villages and towns throughout Adirondack Health’s service area, are nominated by the board's governance committee.
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CAPTION: Outgoing Chair of the Adirondack Health Board of Trustees Stan Urban presents the ceremonial gavel to his successor, Jeannie Cross.