Board Names Executive Director

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 30, 2014

PETROLIA, ON   The Central Lambton Family Health Team Chairperson, Mary-Pat Gleeson, announced today that the Board of Directors has appointed Sarah Milner as Executive Director of the Family Health Team.

Milner, selected from 21 applicants, has been a member of the Family Health Team for three years both as the team’s mental health nurse and recently as its interim Executive Director.    Milner will oversee a staff of 17 and work with the team’s 10 physicians to support the team’s multi-disciplinary approach to primary care.

“The Board is delighted that Sarah is taking on the position.  It is a very complex and demanding job, but Sarah has shown a remarkable talent for bringing everyone together while meeting the exacting requirements of the Ministry of Health.  Her passion for the wellbeing of patients and the residents of rural Lambton is an example of the exemplary care the Board envisions…,” said Gleeson

Lead physician, Dr. John Butler, said,  “Sarah has proven herself highly capable of managing multiple challenges. Whether the continuing development of our mental health program, managing staff, managing  physicians’ offices, or meeting the challenges of transitioning into our new facility, Sarah has not only been up to the task, but superb. I look forward to working Sarah in the coming years.”

Milner will begin her new role immediately and will be responsible for bringing two Family Health Team sites under one roof when the new team opens for business later this month.

Contact:
Mary-Pat Gleeson   519-882-1718
Dr. John Butler:   519-882-2500
Sarah Milner:  519-882-2552