The Winnebago County Health Department (WCHD) administrative staff provides leadership, programmatic oversight, support staffing, and financial supervision to the department as a whole.
Doug Gieryn, Director/Health Officer, is responsible for health enforcement, policies, community partnerships, funding and planning, as well as workforce development. The director also acts as a liason between the health department, Board of Health and County Board officials.
The administrative specialists and support team are responsible for clerical support, communications, finance management, health assessment, data management, policy and equity support, community relations, strategic planning, preparedness, fund seeking and workforce development.
- Communications/Media, Ashley Mukasa
- Preparedness/Emergency Response, Shelley Brown-Giebel
- Public Health Planning, Heidi Keating
- Epidemiologist, Sarahjean Schluechtermann