Press Release: Chelan, WA, January 25, 2023– Lake Chelan Health Commissioner Jeremy Jaech has announced  his resignation from his position effective April 1, 2023.  The Commissioners and Lake Chelan Health are deeply appreciative of his years of service,  dedication, and leadership.

Lake Chelan Health Board of Commissioners is accepting letters of interest from candidates that have a passion and interest for community involvement, leadership and a desire to grow and advance healthcare offerings in the Lake Chelan Valley. The selected candidate will fill the board seat vacated by Jeremy Jaech.

Chelan County Public Hospital District No. 2 Board of Commissioners directly oversees hospital policy and governance and will appoint the new commissioner to fulfill the remainder of the term ending on December 31, 2023. The appointed member will serve until the next election. Persons wishing to be elected to serve after the term ends would need to file for the general election in May. The candidate must be a resident and registered voter in the hospital district.

Letters of interest should include candidate’s credentials and experience, as well as reasons why they want to serve as a Lake Chelan Health board member.  Serving on the Board will require the candidate to attend meetings, review and study material and serve as an advocate for projects supporting Lake Chelan Health. Commissioners are offered medical, dental and vision insurance for self and eligible dependents; must pay premiums for dependents. Entitled to compensation as set and adjusted by statute. See RCW 70.44.050 for more information.

Interested candidates should submit letters to P.O. Box 908, Chelan, WA 98816. Attention: Executive Assistant, or email, or drop off at 110 S. Apple Blossom Drive, Chelan WA 98816.   Interested persons are encouraged to submit letters of interest by February 17, 2023.  To learn more visit

Founded in 1948, Lake Chelan Health hospital is a fully-accredited Critical Access Hospital with supporting Express Care, Primary Care and Specialty Care clinics in Chelan, Washington.  The health system provides a 24-hour emergency room, outpatient and inpatient services, including physical therapy.