The Lexington Medical Center board of directors elected a new chairman and vice chairman at its meeting on Thursday, July 22nd, 2010.
Billy Oswald is the new chairman of the 21-member Lexington Medical Center board of directors. Mr. Oswald is an attorney in private practice in West Columbia. He has lived in Lexington County with his wife Brenda for 40 years. Mr. Oswald previously served as vice chairman of the board. He has been a board member for seven years.
Mr. Oswald is looking forward to the addition of important new services at the hospital.
“We want to make sure we get open heart surgery off to a good start,” Mr. Oswald said. Lexington Medical Center recently received approval to perform a full range of cardiovascular services including open heart surgery, which the hospital expects to begin in mid-2011.
Dan Jones is the new vice chairman of the Lexington Medical Center board of directors. Mr. Jones is the vice president of government relations for Time Warner Cable’s South Carolina division and has more than 30 years experience in federal, state and local government relations. He and his wife Pat have three children and two grandchildren. Mr. Jones has been a member of the board since 2008.
“I’m looking forward to learning more about the operation of the hospital and the decisions the board will make,” Mr. Jones said.