Melissa Gale has been named the new administrator of Landmann-Jungman Memorial Hospital in Scotland.

Gale, who is originally from Chadron, Nebraska, earned her Bachelors in Psychology from Chadron State College and masters degrees in business administration and community counseling from Chadron State College. She has spent the past six years working for Avera St. Benedict Hospital and has gained a wealth of experience directing clinical quality and several grants and initiatives while also serving as a behavioral health provider.

Gale lives in Scotland and her start date will be Nov. 28.