Lumina Hospice and Palliative Care announced this week the appointment of Amy Baird as executive director.

Amy Baird

Baird served as Lumina’s social services manager for two years, overseeing bereavement, caregiver support, volunteer and transitions programs. With over 20 years of experience in social work, Baird is familiar with local resources, community partners and the needs of patients in Linn and Benton counties.

Born and raised in Oregon, Baird resides in North Albany with her husband and two sons.

“Lumina has experienced tremendous growth under Amy’s leadership as Interim executive director over the past six months,” Tamara Scoville, Lumina board chair, said in a news release. “Her passion to continue Lumina’s mission of providing compassionate care and support to individuals facing end of life is integral as we move into the future.”