WATERVILLE — John Dalton, president and CEO of Inland Hospital, recently announced new elections to the Inland board of trustees, according to a press release. Elected at the Inland annual meeting were Chris Gaunce and Allan Rancourt, both of Waterville. Rancourt is president of Kennebec Federal Savings and Gaunce is general manager of Central Maine Motors Auto Group. Both are active community leaders.

In addition to Rancourt and Gaunce’s election to the Inland board, trustees thanked Chuck Bickford, of Winslow, for his 27 years of service on the board. Bickford becomes an honorary trustee.

Also, Gaunce was recognized for his dedicated service to the Lakewood Continuing Care Center’s board of directors. Gaunce is retiring from the board after 12 years of service.

The Inland Board of Trustees also elected its officers for 2013 and they include: John Fortier, of Belgrade, chair; Mike Phillips, of Waterville, vice chair; Don Plourde, of Winslow, secretary; and Patrick Michaud CPA, of Oakland, treasurer.