Akron, Ohio – February 22, 2018
Community Health Center (CHC) is proud to announce that Janet Wagner has been named Chief Executive Officer. Wagner has served as the interim CEO since November 2017. On Thursday, February 22, 2018, the CHC Board of Directors voted unanimously to bring permanence to that role.
Wagner has spent more than 30 years with Community Health Center, including the role of Chief Operating Officer from 1990 to her acceptance of the Interim CEO role in late 2017.
“We save lives, and I’m proud of that mission. I love the staff and patients, and I look forward to moving the agency forward,” said Wagner, when asked about her appointment. Wagner is currently a board member at the Summit County Community Partnership and is president of the Summit Terrace Development Corporation Board of Directors and several other housing programs of the Community Health Center and Ohio Multi-County Development Corporation.
Community Health Center is Summit County’s premier provider of comprehensive treatment for the rehabilitation and prevention of addictive and compulsive disorders, ranging from adolescent counseling to medically-assisted treatment (MAT) programs. CHC has served the community since 1974. The company is a private, not-for-profit 501(c)(3).