Nolan Sullivan Appointed HHSA Director for Yolo County
Yolo County Interim Health & Human Services Agency (HHSA) Director Nolan Sullivan has been appointed to the permanent HHSA Director position, according to an announcement from County Administrator Gerardo Pinedo.
"Nolan is widely known for his commitment to the clients served by HHSA. He demonstrates deep compassion for the employees doing the work and his energetic optimism in leading the agency," said Pinedo in a press release. "I am proud to appoint a homegrown leader and look forward to his innovative leadership as the permanent Health & Human Services Agency Director."
Yolo County Board of Supervisors Chair Angel Barajas called Sullivan “a valued administrator of health and human services programs” and “a proven leader” who is deeply committed to Yolo.
Sullivan has been with HHSA since 2007. For the past five years, he has led a team of 300 people as HHSA's Service Center Branch Director. He earned his Bachelor's Degree from California State University Chico and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the University of San Francisco. He has credentials from the California State Association of Counties' Credentialed County Senior Executive program and he holds leadership certifications from the University of California Davis. According to a press release, Sullivan played an essential role in integrating the former Departments of Social Services, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, and Public Health into the Health and Human Service Agency.
"I feel incredibly humbled and honored that the Yolo County team and Board have the confidence in me to lead this agency into the future. Yolo Health & Human Services Agency and all of its employees work so hard to better the lives of Yolo County residents," said Nolan. "I am honored to lead them and feel tremendous pride in serving our community. I am ready to roll up my sleeves and get to it."
Sullivan's annual salary will be between $188,696 and $229,368.