STEUBENVILLE – Anthony Mougianis is the latest member of the Jefferson County Board of Well being.
The manager committee of the District Advisory Committee chosen Mougianis to serve the rest of the time period that was opened by the demise of Dr. Frank Petrola from a subject of seven candidates after roughly 25 minutes in govt session.
“He’s a widely known businessman in the neighborhood and is extremely revered.” DAC President David Ramsey stated. “It brings a business-like environment to the assembly, which we hope will make it higher and extra complete.
“I respect that the DAC members got here tonight and made a range. We’ll proceed to attempt to improve our membership. “
Petrola died in November. Ramsey stated it was crucial that the DAC designate a substitute to ease strain from the Well being Division throughout the ongoing pandemic.
“With the pandemic, we wished somebody to take part within the assembly to assist alleviate what was taking place.” he stated. “We have been and not using a (well being commissioner) for 4 months. They’ve been caught with their homework. We’re making an attempt to make issues somewhat simpler for them. “
In line with Ramsey, Mougianis will obtain a brand new board member packet from the well being division within the coming days and can take part within the January assembly of the board, scheduled for January 19.
The manager committee consisted of Ramsey, DAC Secretary Scott Fabian, Jefferson County Commissioner Dave Maple, Saline Township Trustee Dan Householder, and Toronto Mayor John Parker.
The manager committee was chosen previous to the manager session as a consequence of inadequate members current for a quorum. There have been 14 DAC members current, three fewer than the 17 required.
That led to a dialogue about forming bylaws for the DAC to get extra members to attend often.