Chair­man for drugs part­ner­ship an­nounced

The Oban Times - - News -

A NEWLY-ap­pointed, in­de­pen­dent chair­per­son has been named for the Ar­gyll and Bute Al­co­hol and Drug Part­ner­ship. John Owens took up the post on Mon­day this week. He said: ‘ I am really en­thu­si­as­tic about this new role and the op­por­tu­nity that it pro­vides to help with col­lab­o­ra­tive work­ing in the field of al­co­hol and drugs.’

Christina West, chief of­fi­cer for Ar­gyll and Bute Health and So­cial Care Part­ner­ship, and who cur­rently chairs the part­ner­ship, said that Mr Owens had an ex­ten­sive range of ex­pe­ri­ence, hav­ing worked with a num­ber of third- sec­tor or­gan­i­sa­tions and also as a so­cial worker.

She said: ‘ I’m de­lighted to wel­come John to this new role.

‘ He comes with an ex­ten­sive range of ex­pe­ri­ence hav­ing worked with a num­ber of third sec­tor or­gan­i­sa­tions and also as a so­cial worker.’

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