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Sweeny resigns from hospital board before move to Sheridan

WORLAND – During the Banner Health Washakie Medical Center hospital board meeting Thursday evening, board member Wendy Sweeny offered her resignation since that she is moving to Sheridan to be closer to children and grandchildren.

Wendy Sweeny, who was the elected treasurer for the board, asked board member Connie Sweeney to take over the position. Connie Sweeney agreed to take over the position until July when her term is up. The board voted unanimously for Connie Sweeney to take over the duties of treasurer for the duration of her term.

In announcing her resignation, Wendy Sweeny said, “It has been an honor and a privilege to serve for almost two terms. I am moving to Sheridan as of Friday [Feb. 1]. We are making the move to be closer to kids and grandkids and real hours and real opportunities to golf on the weekends instead of working in the office.” She added that she felt that the hospital was in good hands and that she wanted to thank the board for tolerating her through the years and also thanked the board for letting her be part of the hospital renovation journey.

Wendy Sweeny was also part of the Visitor Council. In her resignation letter to the Washakie County Commissioners Wendy Sweeny stated, “I have enjoyed working on both of these boards and appreciate the opportunity I was given to serve Washakie County.”

Wendy Sweeny was unavailable for comment as of press time.

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