Pictured seated at left is Nancy Bellow, who served on the Oswego Health Board from 1997 to 2008, and was chair her final two years. Bellow had served a total of 17 years on various Oswego Health Boards. Seated at right is Linda Eagan, who served on the Oswego Health Board from 2009 to 2011. Standing from the left are Paul Schneible, who served on the Oswego Health Properties Board from 2009-2011; Tara FitzGibbons, who served on the Oswego Hospital Board from 2009 to 2011; Jim Molinari, Ph.D., who served on the Oswego Hospital Board from 2004 to 2011 and Joan Waterbury, who served on the Springside at Seneca Hill Board from 2002 to 2011 and also The Manor Board from 2010 to 2011. Not pictured were David Dano, Oswego Hospital Board, 2000 to 2011; Brendan Fear, Oswego Hospital Board 2008 to 2011; George Joyce who served a total of 16 years on several boards including Oswego Health Properties from 1997 to 2011; Joseph Edmund Mather, Sr. who served a total of 13 years that included both Springside and The Manor Boards between 1998 and 2011; Edward Matott, who served on both the Springside and The Manor Boards that spanned form 2007 to 2011; Mary Slimmer, Oswego Hospital Board from 2002 to 2011; Marian Stanton, who served on both the Springside and The Manor Boards spanning between 2008 and 2011; and Millard Sullivan, who served between 2004 and 2011on the Springside and The Manor Boards.
Oswego Health recognized its former board members for their dedicated service during a holiday reception held at Springside at Seneca Hill. Each board member was honored with a plaque.
Earlier this year, the healthcare leader adopted a new, more efficient mirror style of governance that overlapped its six separate boards of directors. Previously, these boards operated separately. To show the organization’s appreciation for their dedication to healthcare in Oswego County, the board members that stepped down were presented plaques.