A Glenrothes woman is the new vice-chairwoman of Glenrothes and North East Fife Community Health Partnership Committee.
She will be deputy to Arthur Morris, a retired plastic and reconstructive surgeon.
Ms Purdon is a former local councillor and director of Glenrothes YMCA-YWCA and is an NHS Fife board member.
Vicky Irons, general manager of GNEFCHP, said: “The appointments are welcome news to members.
“I very much look forward to working with the new chair and vice-chair to continue to develop services in the Glenrothes and North East Fife area.”