Alameda, Mendocino, and Riverside Counties Welcome New Health Executives

Alameda County announced the hiring of Colleen Chawla as the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency Director. Colleen is currently the Deputy Director of the San Francisco Department of Public Health and will begin her new role in Alameda County on December 18, 2017.

Mendocino County recently hired Barbara Howe as the Director of Public Health. Howe began her new role last week and returned to California after serving as the Deputy Director of Public Health with the New Mexico Department of Health. Previously, Howe was the Public Health Administrator in Humboldt County.

Riverside County recently announced that former Director of Public Health Sarah Mack has been promoted to Riverside County Assistant Chief Executive Officer for Human Services. Riverside County recently named  Kim Saruwatari as the new Director of Public Health. Saruwatari was most recently the Director of Emergency Management for Riverside County and began her new role last week.

Please join us in welcoming Colleen Chawla, Barbara Howe, and Kim Saruwatari to their new roles!