San Juan Basin Health appoints acting director


By Jane Looney

Special to The SUN

San Juan Basin Health Department’s director, Joe Theine, has resigned to accept a position for another healthcare entity in the  community.

The board of health has appointed Liane Jollon, RN as acting director, effective June 3. Jollon is the Health Services division director.

“It has been a pleasure to serve our community as San Juan Basin Health’s director and to work with a compassionate, committed  and professional staff,” said  Theine.  “I respect the agency’s ongoing ability to provide valuable programs and services protect human and environmental health and inspire well-being in the community. San Juan Basin Health is poised to continue making  significant impacts on both the health of many individuals and the community at large.”

The search process for San Juan Basin Health’s new director has already begun.