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Kitsap Mental Health Services has new president

The Kitsap Mental Health Services board of directors elected Jan Tezak as incoming board president. - Courtesy photo
The Kitsap Mental Health Services board of directors elected Jan Tezak as incoming board president.
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The Kitsap Mental Health Services board of directors elected Jan Tezak as incoming board president.

Tezak was first elected to the KMHS Board in February 2008 and currently chairs the compliance committee.

She received her bachelor’s of science degree in nursing from the University of North Dakota, and her master’s degree in nursing, specializing in psychosocial nursing, from the University of Washington.

Her clinical experience has included supervisory responsibilities on adult mental health inpatient units at University of Washington Hospital and Cabrini Hospital in Seattle. She is currently an emeritus Nursing Faculty member at Olympic College.

Tezak steps into the position previously held for two years by Bruce Harlow, Rear Admiral, USN Retired, who will continue to serve with the KMHS Board.

She is joined by newly elected officers Britt Feldman, president-elect and Pete Douvis, secretary-treasurer.

Kitsap Mental Health Services is the primary provider of mental health services for Kitsap County, offering a continuum of care to children, adults and older adults, and their families.

For more information, contact Rochelle Doan, director of development and community relations for Kitsap Mental Health Services at 360-415-5871.  Additional information is available on Kitsap Mental Health Services’ website at www.kitsapmentalhealth.org.

 

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