Public Health Region 11 Administration

Vision Statement:

We envision a community that understands its determinants of health disease. Through commitment of regional employees, interventions are developed that improve individual health, assure access to essential medical services, provides protection from adverse environments, and demonstrates compassion for high risk populations.


The purpose of Administration is to provide the leadership and support for all Regional Programs to ensure that Core Public Health functions are met in our communities. Administration's public functions are those duties and responsibilities that protect human health from environmental risks, assure the safety of food, drugs and water, prevent the spread of diseases and epidemics, provide disease and health status surveillance, and monitor and evaluate health programs.


The various sections of Administration reflect their many activities:

  • Accounting & Purchasing
  • Leasing
  • Automated Data Services
  • Planning and Implementation of Special Projects
  • Material Acquisitions & Management Services
  • Human Resources
  • Policy development, planning and resource management


Brian Smith, M.D., M.P.H. -- Regional Director
Sylvia Garces-Hobbs, M.A. -- Deputy Regional Director
Dina Sosa, B.S. -- Chief of Staff
Fernando Castillo -- Chief Accountant
Daisy Marez -- Automated Data Services
Jesse Rivera -- Warehouse

Last updated September 20, 2017