Leadership and board

Welcome from the President & CEO

Sylvia Getman President & CEO

Adirondack Health embodies the proud legacy of healthcare on which this community was built.

Our commitment to compassionate and sophisticated care is a part of the healing tradition that began over 100 years ago and is carried forward by all members of the Adirondack Health family.

Whether you are a patient, Living Center resident or a family member, our talented and caring team of skilled health professionals stand ready to serve your needs.

We are neighbors who provide a personal touch to the healing process. Even visitors to the area become lasting friends. My door is always open, and if you need any assistance or have suggestions, please contact me directly at 518-897-2301.  You can also email me at sgetman@adirondackhealth.org.

Thank you for placing your trust in Adirondack Health.

Sylvia Getman
President & CEO
Adirondack Health

Our Mission
We honor a mission of excellence, healing and compassion close to home that goes back more than a century and goes forward just as far.
Our Vision
To be the trusted guide to health and trusted provider of healthcare in the Adirondacks.

The Board of Trustees is comprised of community volunteers who are directly responsible for the ongoing operations of Adirondack Health. Trustees, who represent villages and towns from across our service area, are nominated by the board's Governance Committee.

Current trustees:

Board Officers

Jeannie Cross, Chair
Retired, Vice President of State and Federal Government Relations, Metropolitan Jewish Health System
Randall L. Quayle, Ph.D., Vice Chair
Retired School Psychologist, Lake Placid Central School
Cheryl Maid, Secretary/Treasurer
Retired, Vice President of Pfizer, Inc.


Peter G. Beatty, Ph.D.
Retired, Senior Associate Director of Pre-Doctoral Education, SUNY Upstate Medical Center
Gerald Goldman
Retired, Superintendent, Saranac Lake Central School District
Doug Hoffman, CPA
Hoffman, Eells & Gray, CPA, PC
Glenn Keet
General Manager, Healthcare Solutions, Clinithink
Rebecca Leahy
Executive Director, North Country Home Services, Inc.
Patricia Monroe, M.D.
Pediatrician, Adirondack Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Craig Sheldon, CPA
Former Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer, Cantel Medical Corp.
Janet Bliss
Attorney, Smith, Dwyer & Bliss PC
Michael Bettmann, M.D.
Retired, Diagnostic & Interventional Radiologist
Ernest Stretton, Ph.D.
Retired, Superintendent, Lake Placid Central School
Jessica Belleville Whitman
Owner, Belleville & Associates Inc.
William Smith, M.D.
Orthopedic Surgeon, Lake Placid Sports Medicine, PLLC


Waguih Kirollos, M.D., Medical Staff President
Kevin Brady, Chairman, Adirondack Health Foundation
Sylvia Getman, President & CEO

Health System Chief Officers

Sylvia Getman
President and Chief Executive Officer
Darci Beiras, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
Robert Laba
Chief Financial Officer
Dave Mader, BSN, RN, CCRN-K, NE-BC
Chief Nursing Officer
Aaron Kramer
Chief Information Officer, Interim Chief Operating Officer
Derek Tracy
Chief Human Resource Officer
Dan Hill
Chief Strategy Officer