Isle of Wight’s York joins Western Tidewater Free Clinic staff

Published 5:13 pm Tuesday, April 16, 2024

The Western Tidewater Free Clinic has named Jessica York of Isle of Wight County as its new director of development.

York holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg. Prior to joining WTFC, Jessica served as executive director of Meals on Wheels and served as the Western Tidewater care coordination supervisor for Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia. She has over 25 years of experience in the human services field as a leader, fundraiser, outreach specialist and social worker.

“As a resident of Isle of Wight County, Jessica is enthusiastic about building strong relationships within the local community and regionally,” states a news release from the clinic. “Jessica’s expertise in healthcare, donor stewardship and cultivation, and volunteerism positions her for success in her new position at the Clinic.”

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Executive Director Ashley Greene said, “We are thrilled to welcome Jessica to our Clinic team. We know she is committed to our mission and vision, has a heart for those we serve and will strengthen the Clinic’s community partnerships for a successful future.”

As a Clinic team member, York will support clinic staff and volunteers who provide comprehensive healthcare to about 1,500 distinct patients per year at WTFC. These patients are seen in more than 11,000 visits including medical, dental, mental health, women’s health and pharmacy appointments.

“I’m honored to join this amazing group of community servants and look forward to making a positive impact in Western Tidewater,” York said.