Leadership

Jefferson County Public Health is made up of divisions which each serve key purposes in maintaining and promoting health and wellness in the county: Administrative Services, Clinic Services, Family Services, Environmental Health Services and Emergency Preparedness and Infectious Disease.  

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JCPH Executive Director Job Recruitment

Jefferson County, Colorado Department of Public Health (JCPH) is seeking their next Executive Director. JCPH is a nationally accredited health department committed to promoting health and preventing injury and disease for the residents of Jefferson County, Colorado. Public health is what society does collectively to prevent illness and premature death and promote health in our neighborhoods and communities. JCPH is committed to diversity of its staff, as well as providing culturally responsive programs and services that help reduce health inequities in the County. As such, JCPH welcomes and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds and abilities to apply for positions within the agency.

The Executive Director will be well-versed in health care reform, policy development and change initiatives. They will provide strategic direction and oversee critical public health issues. The Executive Director will utilize their experience in balancing ongoing and emerging issues facing the community, while effectively managing the priorities of the department. They will also oversee, plan and coordinate the work of JCPH divisions which includes Administrative Services, Clinic Services, Family Services, Environmental Health Services and Emergency Preparedness and Infectious Disease.  

See the JCPH Executive Director recruitment packet to learn more about the responsibilities and preferred qualifications.

To apply, please send your resume to Tamara Wesely


Jefferson County Public Health Leadership Team

The Jefferson County Board of Health (BOH) and Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) are in the process of recruiting a new Executive Director to lead the department. To help lead JCPH and provide strategic public health direction in the meantime, the BOH has designated an Interim Senior Leadership Team (SLT) comprised of many longtime leaders and directors at JCPH. In addition, as it is required by state law that county health departments always have a Medical Director on staff or in a consulting position, Dr. Sarah Rowan will continue to serve in this role. See press release on SLT team.

Senior Leadership Team 

Jody Erwin - Deputy Director 

Jim Rada - Environmental Health Services Director

Christine Billings - Director of Emergency Preparedness and Infectious Disease

Joe Badalpour - Administrative Services Director

Gwyn Rodman-Rice – Interim Clinic Services Director

Dr. Sarah Rowan - Medical Director

Lindsey Gonzales - Administrative Coordinator Supervisor / Clerk to the Board of Health