Following a meeting Monday, Donna Wallace was appointed interim Chief Administrative Officer for the Hopkins County Hospital District and will spend 20-hour per week in those duties as she continues her work as local financial officer for CHRISTUS Mother Francis. The hospital district continues to make transition in responsibilities related to the local hospital. Kerry Law was sworn in as a new member of the district board. Law was appointed to the seat on the board after no one filed for election the place on the board when Ralph Preuss announced he would not seek reelection. Law will fill the office for one year.
In other action, the board officially terminating the employment relationship with CEO Michael MacAndrew and acknowledge his past service. Next week in regular session, the board will hear a report from the Chief Administrative Officer Search Committee as they begin the process of employing the CAO. Five candidates for the position will be interviewed Friday.