Health and Community Services Department


Health Officer: James A. Rutherford, MPA
Deputy Health Officer: Deb Lenz, MS
Medical Director: William Nettleton, MD, MPH
Medical Examiner: Contracted with Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
Administration & Operations Supervisor: Lyndi Warner, MPA
Area Agency on Aging IIA Director: Samantha Carlson, MSW
Environmental Health Division Chief: Vern Johnson, REHS
Epidemiologist: Mary Franks, MPH
Maternal & Child Health Manager: Brenda O’Rourke, RN, BSN
Personal Health Division Chief: Penny Born, RN, BSN
Public Information Officers: Lyndi Warner, MPA and Matt Johnson

Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services is committed to providing equitable, culturally competent care to all individuals served, regardless of race, age, sex, color, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. 

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