R-AHEC Welcomes New Board Members

Western New York Rural Area Health Education Center (R-AHEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicholas H. Apostoleris, PhD MBA and Ms. Tiffany Yerico  to its seventeen seat Board of Directors.

Dr. Apostoleris serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Tri-County Family Medicine Program in Dansville, New York. In his role, Dr. Apostoleris oversees five primary care offices in Livingston County and the adjacent sections of Steuben and Allegany Counties.

 Ms. Yerico serves as Local Economic Development Coordinator for the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation in Dunkirk, New York.  In her role, Ms. Yerico works to implement the Local Economic Development Initiative in the Northern Chautauqua region by providing opportunities for investment and employment of its diverse labor force.

 R-AHEC Board of Directors held their annual meeting at the R-AHEC office in Warsaw, New York on May 16th.  The R-AHEC Board of Directors includes seats from its twelve county catchment area of: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates. Directors are appointed for three year terms.

Ms. Betty Lapp, Board President, states “The appointment of these highly experienced professionals will add to the strength of the organization and the board, improving our ability to accomplish our mission to improve health and healthcare through education.”

 For additional information about R-AHEC, please visit www.R-AHEC.org or call (585) 786-6275.