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Adventist Health Leadership Transition


As Adventist Health continues to grow their presence in the Western United States, David Butler, President of Adventist Health Tillamook has been asked to serve as Transition Officer to oversee the planned integration of Delano Regional Medical Center into its system family, pending approval by the California Attorney General and other state and federal agencies.

Effective March 11, Butler will be serving in a capacity that brings together the integration of two organizations to create a greater presence of Adventist Health in Delano, California. Butler said he is eager to begin his new role. “I’m so impressed at Delano Regional Medical Center’s commitment to healing and wellness and look forward to starting this new chapter with the community.”

“While serving as President for Adventist Health Tillamook for the past four years, David has been highly instrumental in growing our presence in communities along the Oregon Coast and beyond, “says Joyce Newmyer, board chairman of Adventist Health Tillamook and President of Adventist Health Pacific Northwest Region. “David’s passion for patient centered care while inspiring health wholeness and hope throughout the community will serve as his legacy of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospital.”

An executive search will begin immediately with the leadership and local board members of Adventist Health to ensure continued success and growth of Adventist Health Tillamook.