Interim Network Director
Carla Sivek was appointed interim Network Director for VISN 4 on December 14, 2014. Previously, she was Deputy Network Director for VISN 4 since July 2009. During that period, Ms. Sivek also served as interim director of the Erie VAMC in northwestern Pennsylvania from June through September of 2014 and as interim director of the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center in Altoona, PA in the autumn of 2011.
As Deputy Network Director for VISN 4, she oversaw the operational aspects of the health care system, including finance, capital assets, logistics, human resources, strategic planning, and emergency management.
She previously worked in variety of roles at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System including business manager for the patient care service line, facility planner, and assistant to the director.
Acting Deputy Network Director
Joe Delanko currently oversees operational aspects of VISN 4, including finance, logistics and capital assets.
Chief Financial Officer
James Baker directs all financial management activities within VISN 4 to ensure compliance with departmental and Veterans Health Administration financial policies.
Acting Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Burke currently oversees all clinical programs in the inpatient and outpatient settings along with research and education activities in VISN 4.
Acting Quality Management Officer
Moira Hughes oversees operations for VISN 4's quality management programs, which include performance measurement, internal and external accreditation, utilization management and Veteran satisfaction.
Dave Cowgill directs all media, communications and outreach initiatives as well as all stakeholder and congressional relations for VISN 4.
Kim Butler plans and facilitates projects, reports and initiatives for the network office as well as provides oversight and advice for administrative and logistical activities in VISN 4.