• Great Lakes Bay Health Centers announces new Chief Workforce Development Officer

    Great Lakes Bay Health Centers (GLBHC) recently established a new strategic executive position of Chief Workforce Development Officer.  This position will be responsible for the strategic growth, development, and support of the GLBHC workforce.  Priorities will include strategic workforce management, recruitment, employee development and training, employee engagement, employee retention, and oversight responsibility for the nonprofit organization’s Human Resources Department.

    “The Chief Workforce Development Officer will serve as a key executive team member and lead the development and implementation of proactive diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives to support the organization’s strategic plan to cultivate an environment where all individuals regardless of their background are welcomed and provided equal opportunities to succeed,” said Dr. Brenda Coughlin, GLBHC president and CEO.

    “I am excited to announce that after an extensive nationwide search, we have chosen Antione Martin as the most capable candidate for this position. He demonstrates the qualities that will bring us success moving forward,” she said.

    Martin has been with Great Lakes Bay Health Centers since 2014 - first in the role of HIV Intervention/Outreach Coordinator, and most recently as HIV Prevention Manager.  He also has served as secretary of the GLBHC’s President’s Advisory Committee on Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion. 

    “I’m excited to be in this new role and I am looking forward to the many new opportunities that I get to work alongside my fellow GLBHC coworkers,” Martin said.

    Martin has a Master’s of Public Health degree, and is working on doctorate coursework in anthropology. He is fluent in Spanish and has significant experience in presentation, grant writing and research. He will transition to his new role starting Nov. 22.
    The mission of Great Lakes Bay Health Centers is to provide excellent health care to individuals and communities, especially those who are underserved, uninsured or underinsured. The services provided are sensitive to the needs of the community, are not based on ability to pay and are offered without regard to criteria such as race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity. GLBHC is one of the largest community health centers in the state. It is a non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center operating in 32 different locations throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region and beyond, providing medical, behavioral health and dental care to everyone regardless of their insurance coverage. For information on all GLBHC sites go to www.GreatLakesBayHealth.org. GLBHC is a Health Center Program grantee under 42. U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233 (g) – (n). The health centers are supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant #H80CS00689 titled Health Center Cluster for $6,994,610 with about 87% funded with nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of Great Lakes Bay Health Centers and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government. We are an equal opportunity provider and employer. Great Lakes Bay Health Centers is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, and employment. To request accommodation contact Ms. Woods at least ten days in advance at: (989) 759-6444 or e-mail at mwoods@glbhealth.org

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