Kyabram Free Press

New boss for Warramunda

- By Myles Peterson

Local aged care facility Warramunda Village will welcome a new chief executive following the stepping down of Sandi Websdale, who oversaw the organisati­on for over two decades.

Chairperso­n Alison Hunter thanked Ms Websdale for her years of service.

“Earlier in the year Ms Websdale flagged her intention to step aside this year, and recently she submitted her formal resignatio­n. While the committee and I are incredibly sad to lose a leader of Ms Websdale’s calibre, we are eternally grateful for her work over 20 years in transformi­ng and strengthen­ing our organisati­on,” Mrs Hunter said.

The search now begins for a replacemen­t, according to Mrs Hunter.

“We are excited to see how our next CEO will build on the strong foundation­s which Ms Websdale has put in place,” she said.

“Ms Websdale will continue to lead our organisati­on while we recruit over the coming months and will support her successor through a transition period to ensure that we have a smooth handover.”

Warramunda has engaged NOVUS Search Partners to conduct the search for a new chief executive, co-ordinated by Kyabram resident and managing director Allan Laurie, according to Mrs Hunter.

“Although Ms Websdale’s shoes will be hard to fill, we are very confident that her work to build a solid and successful aged

❝We are excited to see how our next CEO will build on the strong foundation­s which Ms Websdale has put in place.❞ — Alison Hunter

care organisati­on will strongly position us to attract a successor that the residents, families, clients, staff and our community can and will be proud of,” she said.

 ??  ?? Outgoing Warramunda chief executive Sandi Websdale.
Outgoing Warramunda chief executive Sandi Websdale.

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