Marilyn Herbacz had previously served as the finance manager, and she succeeds Mark Perrault as CEO. Perrault had served with the health unit for 25 years.
Paul Ryan of Fort Frances will chair the board, with help from vice-chair Trudy Sachowski, who has also served on the provincial association of boards of health.
The health unit offers a range of health promotion and public health services across the district.
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