CDPH Announces New CCLHO Executive Administrator

On Wednesday, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director Dr. Karen Smith announced that Jake Hanson has been appointed as the new Executive Administrator of the California Conference of Local Health Officers (CCLHO). Mr. Hanson has been with CDPH since 2016 and has worked in multiple capacities in the Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch (NEOPB). Mr. Hanson has a master’s in public health from San Jose State University, is a certified health education specialist (CHES), and is a physical activity in public health specialist (PAPHS).

Prior to state service, Mr. Hanson led a community-based organization offering nutrition consulting, physical activity services, and family wellness services. He also served as a First 5 Commissioner for Placer County.