THE Millicent and District Health Advisory Council is without a presiding member as Glenn Brown stepped down from the role on Monday night.
He made the shock announcement at the private HAC meeting which immediately followed the annual general meeting at Millicent and District Hospital.
Mr Brown has served on the HAC for several years and became its presiding member in 2014.
His time in health administration dates back over three decades and he became chief executive of Millicent and District Hospital in 1988.
He was later promoted to be the regional general manager of the South East Regional Health Service.
Mr Brown was appointed