meganOWENSBORO, Ky. (7/15/13) - Megan Mortis was named Green River Regional Health Council Coordinator for the Green River Area Development District (GRADD) on Mon. July 8.
 
Mortis received her undergraduate education in Communications and obtained a Masters degree in Public Administration, both from the University of Southern Indiana.
 
“I’m really excited to put my education to good use,” Mortis said.
 
Mortis previously worked for the Alzheimer’s Association, Saint Anthony’s Hospice in Henderson, and Habitat for Humanity. In January, she was appointed to the State Commission of Kentucky’s Community Service and Volunteerism board.
 
As the Health Council Coordinator, Mortis will be working with the health coalitions of the seven surrounding counties to address health issues, create strategic planning, and doing advocacy work with local and state governments.
 
“I’m really looking forward to working with local government,” Mortis said. “We will be addressing the needs of the community, and will try to improve the health of the people in the area.”
 
Mortis is proactive about her plans as Coordinator.
 
“I’m really excited to start this position,” Mortis said. “I can’t wait to address the health issues in the region and promote a healthy community.”
 
Taylor Riley
SurfKY News

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4307

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3463

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
May 05, 2015 3273

Meth Charge Follows MPD Investigation into…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 3170

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2946

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15841

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8582

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 05, 2015 3273

Meth Charge Follows MPD Investigation into…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 3170

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 06, 2015 1342

Gant Chosen as Pupil Personnel Director

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1131

Madisonville Man Goes to Hospital after…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 952

Two on Moped Injured in Collision with Car

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 896

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - May 5, 2015

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 826

Baptist Health Madisonville Establishes Foundation

by Kristy J. Quinn
May 05, 2015 529

SurfKY Spotlight: First Kentucky Bank

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 461

May 2015 In-House Rabies Clinics' Schedule

by Barry L. Franklin
May 05, 2015 425

Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday May 4, 2015

by Kentucky Lottery