Clark State dean appointed to health care board

Clark State Community College dean of student engagement and support services has been appointed to the board of a local health care organization, according to the school.

Nina Wiley’s three-year term on the Community Mercy Health Partners (CMHP) Board of Directors will start on Jan. 1, 2020, a news release says.

“As a CMHP board member and the dean of student engagement and support services at Clark State, I will have the unique opportunity to see first-hand how health care needs are being met on campus and share information with key players – really looking at the bigger picture of addressing health care needs across our community,” Wiley said.

The college’s president said she is proud to have Wiley representing the college.

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“Nina Wiley is dedicated to all aspects of student wellness and works tirelessly to help them overcome obstacles to meet their educational and personal needs,” Clark State Community College President Jo Alice Blondin said. “She will be diligent in maintaining a positive and successful partnership between Clark State, our new Mercy Primary Care Clinic, students and the community.”

Wiley said her goals include continuing to form partnerships with leaders in the community, building relationships with community members to better understand their needs, clearly articulate the advantage of Mercy Health in the competitive market and to participate in outreach efforts and education, according to the release.

“I am proud to serve on the board to help carry out the mission and vision for Mercy Health. I plan to be a visible board member in the community,” she said.

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