Chelan, WA, April 7, 2021– Lake Chelan Health Board of Commissioners appointed Jeremy Jaech to fill the vacant seat of Commissioner #5 at a Special Meeting of the Board held on April 5, 2020.

Jaech is a resident of Manson, WA and has relevant experience serving on the University of Washington Board of Regents, including serving as Chair of the regent’s advisory board on UW Medicine. Jaech focused his efforts on improving the governance of UW Medicine. “Healthcare is clearly an important issue to me and now the Chelan hospital and associated activities in the health district are of even greater interest,” said Jeremy. He will serve as Commissioner for the remainder of 2021.

The position for Commissioner #5 will be up during filing week in May for a 2-year unexpired term. Positions #2 and #3 are also up during filing week this May for the November 2021 ballot.

Founded in 1948, Lake Chelan Health hospital is a DNV accredited Critical Access Hospital with supporting Express Care and Specialty Care clinics in Chelan, Washington. The health system provides a 24-hour emergency room, surgical center, inpatient, labor and delivery services, as well as physical, speech and occupational rehabilitative therapy.