MyMichigan Health CEO Diane Postler-Slattery, husband die in airplane crash

The Midland community is working with the information that MyMichigan Wellness President and CEO Diane Postler-Slattery and her partner, Donald Slattery, died in a private airplane crash Tuesday in northwest Florida.

The few resided in Midland and Diane Postler-Slattery experienced been president and CEO of MyMichigan Health and fitness since 2013.

“This is a great tragedy for our wellbeing method,” explained Greg Rogers, executive vice president and chief operating officer, MyMichigan Well being. “Diane was a strong, passionate and inspirational chief and was beloved by her family members, pals and colleagues. We check with that you hold her family and buddies in your feelings and prayers, and that you regard their privacy throughout this tricky time.”

Rogers is at this time working as performing CEO for the wellbeing program till further more motion is taken.

The Bay County (Florida) Sheriff’s Business office documented on its Fb site that the couple’s Cessna airplane, which began out from Michigan, created a cease in McMinnville, Tennessee, ahead of continuing toward the Northwest Florida Beaches Global Airport in Panama Town, Florida.

At about 7 p.m. Tuesday, the Cessna aircraft disappeared from radar about two miles from the airport. It was found right away about one particular mile north of the airport’s northbound runway in a densely wooded area. 

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office, Airport Law enforcement, Panama Town Law enforcement Section and the Panama Town Beach front Law enforcement Division worked alongside one another and were being capable to locate the crashed airplane with the help of drones.

The BCSO Felony Investigations and Criminal offense Scene Device used most of the night time conducting a forensic examination of the scene. The couple’s stays are becoming turned above to the Health-related Examiner’s Business for autopsy.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Federal Aviation Administration are taking around the investigation.

Postler-Slattery held a Ph.D. in education administration from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, as effectively as a Learn of Science in nursing/nursing administration and Bachelor of Science in nursing from the College of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. 

“She was a visionary and less than her management we greatly expanded our health program, together with affiliations with our Health care Centers in Alpena, West Department and most just lately Sault St. Marie,” explained Rogers. “As a nurse herself, she was committed to affected individual treatment and the greatest degree of safety and patient fulfillment. In fact, the ease and comfort for patients and their family members was of utmost significance to her guaranteeing any new facility had a heat, homelike location which includes her favourite attribute – a cozy hearth.”

Diane, 62, and Donald, 65, are survived by their 3 youngsters and 5 grandchildren.