Kittitas Valley Healthcare will host a public reception for the community to meet interim Chief Executive Officer Julie Petersen. The reception will be held on Tuesday, July 12, between 5:00 and 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs conference rooms of KVH Hospital.
Ms. Petersen was appointed by the KVH Board of Commissioners as the interim CEO on June 27.
Ms. Petersen has extensive experience in healthcare and is a past resident of Ellensburg. She is past chair of the Washington State Hospital Association, past chair of Washington Hospital Services, and the past president of the Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts. She acted as the Chief Financial Officer for PMH Medical Center in Prosser Public Hospital District from 2001 to 2009. She was then selected as the Chief Executive Officer for PMH, a position which she held through 2015.
The public is welcome to drop by at any time during the reception to meet Ms. Petersen. Light refreshments will be served.