The longtime chief executive officer of the Codman Square Health Center is leaving to become the president of the Caritas Carney Hospital in Dorchester, the health center announced today.
Bill Walczak , has served as the Codman Square Health Center's CEO for the past 36 years. According to a news release, Sandra Cotterell, Chief Operating Officer for Codman for the past sixteen years, will become the CEO position.
Walczak co-founded the Codman Square Health Center in 1974 and has been credited for leading the organization to its present day success, the release said.
In a statement, Walczak said the transition would be seamless. I will miss being a daily part of Codman, but the institution and people will always be within me,'' he said. "It is in a strong position as it begins this next chapter, with talented and effective leaders. Sandra Cotterell has been an integral part of running our operations for years and, with a strong senior management team behind her, the Health Center will carry on and continue to develop new and innovative programs.''
The Health Center provides health care and other services to the residents of Dorchester.
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