Former head of Island Hospital Foundation charged

The former executive director of the Island Hospital Foundation is charged with multiple counts of theft and forgery connected with misappropriation of more than $300,000 in foundation funds since 2011.

Bernadette K. Stanek of Burlington told Anacortes police investigators that she had misappropriated the funds since her employment there began in 2011, according to a police affidavit filed with a motion for a warrant Thursday in Skagit County Superior Court.

The Skagit County Prosecutor’s Office filed 17 felony charges against Stanek …

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