(Juneau) Dodge County has officially hired a new director for Clearview Nursing Home. The county board Tuesday night approved Edward Somers for the opening. The vacancy was created when former Clearview Director Deanna Wilson resigned and took a position as vice president of campus operations at Oakwood Village Prairie Ridge in Madison. Somers had previously worked as hospital and nursing home administrator at the Brown County Treatment Center as well as the Samaritan Campus administrator in Washington County. He holds a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from Cardinal Stritch University and a Bachelor of Arts, Economics from the University of Milwaukee. The starting salary will be $65.87 an hour and benefits include 15 days of paid vacation. Somers first day is slated for April 20th.