Former Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has been named to the St. Peter’s Health Partners (SPHP) Board of Directors. Her three-year term began January 1, 2019.
“We are very pleased to welcome Kathy Jimino to the St. Peter’s Health Partners Board of Directors,” said SPHP Board Chairman Gary Dake. “Kathy’s wealth of experience leading Rensselaer County, her dedication to the community, and her ability to make connections and build consensus will greatly benefit St. Peter’s Health Partners as we continue our mission of being a compassionate and transforming healing presence in the communities we serve.”
Jimino was appointed and then elected Rensselaer County Executive in 2001. She later ran unopposed and was re-elected in 2005, 2009, and 2013. In 2017, Jimino announced she would retire and not seek re-election. Prior to her appointment as Rensselaer County Executive, Jimino served as commissioner of the Rensselaer County information technology department, budget director for the City of Troy, city manager for the City of Troy, principal analyst for the New York State Senate Finance Committee, and assistant director for the Office of Budget Studies for New York State.
Born and raised in Troy, Jimino attended Catholic Central High School and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree from Siena College and a master’s degree from SUNY Empire State College.
Jimino currently serves on the board of directors of the Commission on Economic Opportunity, The Arc of Rensselaer County, and WMHT. She previously served as co-chair of the Center for Economic Growth’s Local Government Council, and she was on the board of directors of the New York State Association of Counties and the National Association of Counties.
About St. Peter’s Health Partners
St. Peter’s Health Partners is the Capital Region’s largest private-sector employer, with nearly 12,500 employees and 170 locations across seven counties. The system has an annual budget of nearly $1.3 billion. St. Peter’s Health Partners was created in 2011 by the merger of St. Peter’s Health Care Services, Northeast Health, and Seton Health. The merger created the region’s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit network of high-quality, advanced medical care, primary care, rehabilitation, and senior services. These services and programs are provided through Albany Memorial Hospital and St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany; Samaritan Hospital in Troy; Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital in Schenectady; as well as The Eddy system of continuing care and The Community Hospice. St. Peter’s Health Partners also includes the physician-governed St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates, one of the region’s largest multispecialty physician group practices. St. Peter’s Health Partners is a member of Trinity Health, one of the nation’s largest Catholic health systems. For more information, please visit www.SPHP.com.