Tezak elected leader of mental health board

BREMERTON — Jan Tezak is the new board president of Kitsap Mental Health Services.

She succeeds Rear Adm. Bruce Harlow, Rear Admiral, USN (ret.), who continues as a board member.

Tezak was elected president by the board. She is joined by newly elected officers Britt Feldman, president-elect and Pete Douvis, Secretary-Treasurer.

Directors elected Tezak to the board in February 2008. She  currently chairs the Compliance Committee.

She received her bachelor of science in nursing from the University of North Dakota, and her master of nursing degree, specializing in psychosocial nursing, from the University of Washington.

Her clinical experience has included supervisory responsibilities on adult mental health inpatient units at University of Washington Hospital and Cabrini Hospital in Seattle. She is an emeritus nursing faculty member at Olympic College.

Kitsap Mental Health Services is the primary provider of mental health services for Kitsap County, offering a continuum of care to children, adults and older adults, and their families.



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