VISN 12 - VA Great Lakes Health Care System
VISN 12 Leaders Announced as Finalists in Federal Awards Competition
April 27, 2021
Two VA Great Lakes Health Care System, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 12, leaders have been announced as finalists in the Chicago Federal Executive Board (FEB) 2021 awards competition.
Lynette Taylor, VISN 12 deputy network director, and Shavetta Williams, VISN 12 chief nursing officer, were both announced as finalists in the competition. Taylor is a finalist in the JFK Leadership category for her leadership role as VISN 12 incident commander during the COVID-19 pandemic, and Williams is a finalist in the Management Excellence category for her role leading numerous best practices across VISN 12 during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I am proud that Ms. Taylor and Ms. Williams have been selected as finalists in recognition of their leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Victoria Brahm, VISN 12 network director. “The COVID-19 pandemic brought about many changes, and they both adapted and overcame significant challenges to help ensure the safety and well-being of our Veterans and employees.”
Chicago FEB will announce award winners during the week of May 2, in conjunction with Public Service Recognition Week.
The VA Great Lakes Health Care System, VISN 12, with its eight medical centers, 41 outpatient clinics (including one Health Care Center), eight nursing homes, and seven domiciliaries, offers health care services to almost 800,000 Veterans who reside within its four-state (Illinois, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Wisconsin, and Northwest Indiana) area.