Former NH County Commission Chairman Jason Thompson was appointed Monday as a member of the NHRMC Board of Trustees.
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Former New Hanover County Commissioner Jason Thompson is back in public service.
Current commissioners appointed Thompson and Jerome Fennell, Jr. to the New Hanover Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees during their meeting Monday. Both will serve three-year terms, ending September 30, 2016. Commissioners also re-appointed two current members of the board, Ron Isyk and Patricia Leonard. Isyk will be serving his third full-term on the board, while Leonard will begin her first full-term, having joined in March of 2012.
Thompson served as County Commissioner from 2008-2012, including time as Chairman from December 2009 to December 2010. He also served as member of Wilmington City Council from 2001-2008. Fennell works as Property Management Director for New Hanover County.
Several other past elected leaders applied for positions on the NHRMC Board of Trustees, including former School Board member Nick Rhodes and former City Councilman Ron Sparks.
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