March 11, 2014
Contact: Candice Owley, 414-899-7070
Press Statement of Candice Owley, President of the
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals
R.I.P. Former Milwaukee County Executive F. Thomas Ament
Milwaukee, WI--The Wisconsin Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals was deeply saddened to hear of the death of former Milwaukee County Executive F. Thomas Ament.
"Our thoughts and heartfelt condolences are with the Ament family," said Candice Owley, RN, WFNHP president. "Our organization had a long standing relationship with Tom Ament during his decade-long leadership at Milwaukee County. Ament was a major force in the creation of the Milwaukee County Regional Medical Center which had provided quality care for thousands of people in our community. He should be remembered for his decades of admirable public service. Rest in Peace, Tom Ament."
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Wisconsin FNHP represents over 3,000 registered nurses and other healthcare professionals in public, private and federal employment throughout the state of Wisconsin, including the nurses and therapists employed by Milwaukee County. WFNHP is a division of AFT Healthcare, which represents more than 85,000 nurses and other healthcare professionals.
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