Chairman for drugs partnership announced
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.’