Quad-County Public Health Preparedness Manager
County: Carson City, Nev.
Number of years in role: 4
Don’t miss this in my county: Lake Tahoe, State Capital Grounds
Most influential person in my career: My late grandfather who challenged me to always be my best in every situation. Brene Brown who has challenged me to celebrate and value my vulnerability
Biggest challenge: The crossroads of state and local government
Motivation for signing up for HPLA: To seek insight from leaders of varied backgrounds during a difficult time to be a public servant
Favorite part of HPLA: Building incredible relationships with pepole who demonstrate their love of their communities through the way they serve
Favorite leadership rule: Don't let adverse facts stand in the way of a good decision!
My oath or motto: Leadership is the right mix of collaboration, determination, failure, grace, humility, integrity, patience, success, and vulnerability. As an individual you may not have all of these characteristics at the same time, but as a team you do!
In my spare time: Who has spare time when you are a public health professional during a pandemic? When there is spare time I enjoy reading, watching my boys play baseball, snow skiing, riding horses, working out, traveling, and camping.
I’m most looking forward to: Traveling again and hugging people againHero 1