Tahoe Forest Hospital interim CEO to leave in May | SierraSun.com

Tahoe Forest Hospital interim CEO to leave in May

Iinterim CEO for Tahoe Forest Hospital District, Virginia “Ginny” Razo announced she will resign, effective May 1.
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TRUCKEE, Calif. — Barely two months into the role of interim CEO for Tahoe Forest Hospital District, Virginia “Ginny” Razo announced she will resign her position.

On Monday, Razo notified the district she will leave for a new job opportunity out of state, effective May 1, said Paige Nebeker Thomason, district director of marketing and communications.

Until then, Razo will continue her leadership role with the district, Thomason said.

As for when a job search will begin, its process, and qualities and characteristics to be sought in a new CEO, those topics will be discussed by the district’s board of directors, she said.

A board meeting is scheduled for 4 p.m. (closed session) and 6 p.m. (open session) Tuesday at Tahoe Truckee Unified School District Office, 11603 Donner Pass Road. It’s unclear if the issue will be discussed.

Razo became the district’s interim leader Jan. 28, after the board approved her appointment the previous evening.

She replaced former CEO Bob Schapper after the board decided to not renew his employment contract. Schapper had served 12 years as the district’s leader.

Schapper’s contract renewal came after July 2014 media reports raised potential conflict of interest issues involving Schapper, linking him with his wife’s medical company.

An independent investigator later concluded that there was insufficient evidence that Schapper had violated California conflict of interest law.

The Sierra Sun will update this story as more information becomes available.

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