Administration
 
Department Profile  
 
 

Overview

The Thurston County Public Health & Social Services Department is located in Olympia, Washington.  The Department is governed by the Board of Health and Board of County Commissioners.
  • The mission of the Department is to make a positive, significant and measurable difference in the environmental, physical and mental health, safety and well being of our community.

Budget

The Department is funded from a variety of local, state and federal sources. Programs and services are operated to promote and protect the public's health.

Structure

The Department is organized into four main divisions:

Management Team

The Department's daily operation is overseen by a team of individuals:
  • Dr. Rachel Wood ~ Health Officer
  • Don Sloma ~ Department Director
  • Patti Swanson ~ Administrative Services Manager
  • Valerie Casterline ~ Fiscal Manager
  • Art Starry ~ Environmental Health Division Director
  • Deborah Allen ~ Disease Control and Prevention Division Director
  • Mark Freedman ~ Social Services Division Director
 
 
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contact
  • Patti Swanson at 360-867-2505 or Email
This page last updated: 08/20/14