Well-known Pat Dooley of Nelson has been appointed to the Interior Health board of directors.
In a press release last week, Interior Health made the announcment of Dooley’s appointment, which was effective August 31.
“We are very fortunate to be joined by a director with the heart, drive and focus of Pat Dooley,” said Board Chair Norman Embree. “She is incredibly dedicated to her community and passionate about health care.”
Prior to this recent appointment, Dooley was Chair of the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation and has spearheaded many successful campaigns to raise funds for hospital equipment and patient comfort.
She is also Chair of Friends of the Family, an organization which helps children with medical emergencies.
She is involved in Rotary clubs in both Nelson and Trail, and is currently Director of the Nelson Daybreak Rotary Club. In addition, Dooley serves on the Selkirk College Board of Directors.
Originally from Kaslo, she has been a resident of Nelson since 1975.
Dooley is one of nine individuals on the Interior Health Board of Directors.