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Oswego Health Foundation announces new board officers, member

OSWEGO, N.Y. — The Oswego Health Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the health system, recently announced its board officers and a new board member.

Elected board chair was Barbara Bateman, who serves as VP, branch manager of NBT Bank in Oswego. She has worked in the banking industry for the past 27 years and serves on several community boards, including Oswego Health’s board.

Mark Slayton was elected vice chair and will also continue serving as the foundation’s treasurer. He is a CPA and is employed at SUNY Oswego as the director of finance for both the Oswego College Foundation, Inc. and the Oswego Alumni Association, Inc. Currently, Slayton is responsible for the financial operations of both organizations.

Local businessman William Reilly was elected board secretary. For the past 17 years, Reilly and his wife, Mindy, have been the owners of the river’s end bookstore in Oswego.

Lastly, the foundation announced that joining its board is Katherine Toomey, who is executive director of the Greater Oswego Fulton Chamber of Commerce/CenterState CEO. A native of Oswego, Toomey has held leadership positions in public relations for most of her career and recently returned to her hometown to lead the chamber.

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