HealtheConnections recently announced the appointment of Cazenovia native Sara Wall Bollinger as the new executive director for health planning.
“Sara brings a unique set of operational, planning and leadership skills to the organization which will be extremely beneficial in involving the wide range of stakeholders in the region necessary to carry out community-based health planning,” said William Conole, board chair of Crouse Community Center in Morrisville.
In her new capacity, Bollinger will be responsible for developing and managing health planning initiatives that address and promote community health improvement, access to affordable health care, information sharing, education and advocacy by working with community and provider organization, businesses and local and state governments.
Bollinger is a Health Leadership Fellow with the Community Health Foundation of Western and Central New York, and a graduate of Leadership Greater Syracuse. She earned a master’s degree in education from the Colgate University after study at Alfred University (BA) and Cazenovia College (AA).
Previously, Bollinger served as executive director of Enable — which provides educational, residential, vocational, clinical, long-term care and support services for children and adults with physical, developmental or health related disabilities.