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Health system announces open board seat

Sun Staff Report

TRUCKEE ” The Tahoe Forest Hospital District Board of Directors announced a vacancy to their five-member board of directors’ roster this week. The vacancy was created by the resignation of MaryLou Austin, District Board member since December 1996.

Austin has served as the Tahoe Forest Hospital District Treasurer for the past two years and was board chairman twice during her tenure. She has also served on numerous ad hoc committees for programs such as the Western Addition expansion project, Tahoe Forest Cancer Center, and the Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance.

“The greatest honor of serving on this board was being able to represent the public health issues of our community,” Austin said.

“She will be greatly missed,” said Bob Schapper, Chief Executive Officer.

Per the bylaws of the Tahoe Forest Hospital District and California law, the remaining directors intend to appoint a resident of the District to fill the vacant seat on or before May 1, 2009.

Any registered voter who is a resident of the District in Eastern Nevada County or Placer County and is interested in being considered for such an appointment may write a letter of interest and qualifications.

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Interested parties should submit a letter of interest and qualifications by the deadline of April 14, 2009, to Tahoe Forest Hospital District, P.O. Box 759, Truckee, CA 96160 attn: Robert Schapper, CEO, or hand deliver to the Tahoe Forest Hospital District Administration office located at 10955 Donner Pass Road in Truckee. For more information, please call (530) 582-3481.