Bellin’s Woleske Named to WHA Board of Directors

Health system executive brings extensive knowledge, experience to post

Chris Woleske of Bellin Health has been selected to serve on the Wisconsin Hospital Association Board of Directors for a three-year term starting Jan. 1, 2016.

Woleske has served as CEO of Bellin Health Oconto Hospital since 2005. She is also the health system’s executive vice president of hospital clinical services at Bellin Hospital and Bellin Psychiatric Center in Green Bay.

Woleske has been a member of Bellin’s senior leadership team since 1998. Before joining Bellin, she practiced law at the law firm Liebmann, Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry.

An active member of WHA, Woleske was unanimously approved for membership by a board vote earlier this month. She currently chairs the WHA’s DHS 124 Task Force, which was formed in response to the state hospital regulations reform act that passed in 2013.

Woleske is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. She earned her bachelor’s degree in health care administration from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and her law degree from Marquette Law School.

WHA advocates on behalf of Wisconsin’s community hospitals to enable them to provide affordable, accessible and high-quality care to people in the communities they serve.