Paul Roberts has been named the permanent director of the Cheyenne VA Medical Center.

Roberts, who has served as interim director since Cynthia McCormack's retirement last October, will oversee delivery of healthcare to more than 24,000 veterans and an operating budget of $153 million.

"His (Paul's) sound leadership qualities and proven experience will be valuable assets for the facility, the employees, volunteers and, most importantly, for the veterans we are honored to serve," said Ralph Gigliotti, Veterans Integrated Service Network 19 Director.

Roberts' official appointment date is June 26.