Ord, NE — The Valley County Board of Trustees held a special meeting on Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 5:30 pm. They entered into executive session for the purpose of discussing Larry Schrage’s resignation.
Upon coming out of executive session, the board acted on several items. First, they tabled the resignation of Schrage to seek further legal advice. Then they took action to appoint Joyce Seward as acting CEO until an interim CEO external to Valley County Health System can be placed. Finally, the board hired Gary Bieganski to help place an interim CEO and for consulting services during this period. Bieganski is the former CEO of McCook Community Hospital.
Hospital operations will continue as usual. The new building project is still on schedule for a public open house on September 26 and grand opening on October 4.