WellSpan Health appoints Amy Nelson Svp and general counsel
WellSpan Health has named Amy Nelson (pictured) as senior vice president and general counsel for the health system, effective April 2, 2021. Nelson is currently the vice president and deputy general counsel for WellSpan Health and has been with the organization since 2004. Nelson will succeed current senior vice president and general counsel Glen Moffett, who announced his planned retirement earlier this year. He will assist in the transition of duties to Nelson over the coming months.
In her new role, Nelson will be responsible for complex legal, regulatory and compliance counsel while supporting the health system in meeting strategic, operational and fiduciary responsibilities. She will play an integral role in the evaluation of quality and safety matters as well as mitigation of risks. She also supports the governance function of the WellSpan Board of Directors.
Prior to joining WellSpan, Nelson was employed by the Pennsylvania Department of State where she served as Counsel for the State Board of Medicine and the State Board of Osteopathic Medicine. Her legal career began at Stock and Leader, P.C. in York.