FORMER Norville State School principal Gary Kirk has been appointed the chairman of the new Wide Bay Hospital and Health Board.
Health Minister Lawrence Springborg made the announcement this afternoon - two weeks after announcing the chairmen of the other 15 health boards to be established across the state.
"Gary has almost 40 years experience as a school teacher and principal," Mr Springborg said.
"Gary has an important role to play in transforming the way local health services are governed and I congratulate him on the appointment."
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