Vote to suspend Thomas was unanimous, but not all board members were present
In an executive session last Thursday, Jan. 8, the Saline County Health Department Board of Trustees voted to place Administrator Gayle Thomas on administrative leave.
At the request of The Marshall Democrat-News, the board released the results of the vote, which was unanimous among the board members present at the meeting.
Board member Virgie Simmerman was not present at the meeting because she was not notified about it, due to a "breakdown in communication," she said.
The board plans to meet again in closed session Thursday morning, Jan. 15, at 9 a.m. to discuss matters of personnel.