Belfast native is the new community relations and marketing manager at Wellsville hospital

An Allegany County native has been appointed as the new community relations and marketing coordinator at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville.

Suzanne Male

Suzanne Male, who grew up in Belfast, will succeed Judith Burt in the community relations coordinator portion of the position, with Burt retiring September 1, her 32nd anniversary with the hospital.

James Helms, Jones president, said the hospital is excited to have someone with Male’s experience in the new role, noting that “community relations, which includes marketing as well as critical and timely communications to the public, is essential in the healthcare industry.”

The new coordinator is a graduate of SUNY Geneseo, and also earned a master’s degree in business administration at Southern New Hampshire University.

She and her husband and family live in Arkport, with outside interests including hiking, skiing and horseback riding.