Randy Lenac has been appointed to the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) board of directors. He was selected by the GHD board from among a field of eight East County residents who applied to fill a seat vacated by Dr. Michael Long, who resigned in June. Long was up for reelection this year and Lenac will serve the remainder of Long’s term.

Lenac (pronounced LEN-ack), 61, with executive management experience in administration, finance and program development and strategy, served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1975 to 2002, retiring as a lieutenant colonel. He has lived in Campo since 2002. During his military career, he served as director of personnel overseeing about 100,000 troops stationed oversees during the 1990-1991 Gulf War, known as “Operation Desert Shield.” He also assisting in drafting war plans that were implemented with the 2003 Iraq War, referred to as “Operation Iraqi Freedom.” After retiring from active military service, Lenac worked as executive director of the Southern Indian Health Council in Alpine.

Since 2011, he has served as a board member of the Grossmont Hospital Corporation (GHC), a non-profit entity that oversees the management and operation of Grosssmont Hospital under a lease with Sharp HealthCare. He was appointed earlier this year to serve as GHC board treasurer and chair of the Finance Committee. He is a member of the East County Economic Development Council, San Diego County Taxpayers Association and the Lincoln Club of San Diego County. He also currently serves as board secretary of Mountain Health & Community Services, a primary health provider to residents of rural East County communities.

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