Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) announced on October 26, 2012 that Mr. Jody Erwin has accepted the position of Director of the Administrative Services Division at Jefferson County Public Health. Mr. Erwin has been the Supervisor of JCPH's Emergency Preparedness Response program since March, 2007, during which time he helped to establish a strong network of partners to assist with disaster response, both at the local and regional regions. Under his leadership, the program was the first public health response program in Colorado to be fully integrated with an incident management team. As a Certified Incident Command Instructor, Jody was invited by the U.S. Army to help manage a full-scale military exercise at Fort Carson and has developed and presented numerous trainings, seminars, and informational sessions to diverse professional, public and elected official organizations and groups. Prior to that, Mr. Erwin worked in the environmental health arena of public health at the Tri-County Health Department.
For the last ten months, Jody has been employed as the interim Administrative Services Division Director for JCPH, utilizing his management, administrative training and expertise in developing the department's budget; creating and revising department policies and procedures related to human resources and successfully addressing areas of concern while laying the foundations for improved customer service in the division. “He has proven to be very personable, easy to work with and a true asset to local public health in Jefferson County and Colorado. Jody and his beneficial contributions are a welcomed asset” said Dr. Mark Johnson, MD, MPH, JCPH Executive Director. As Administrative Services Director, Mr. Erwin will provide leadership and oversight of JCPH Financial Management and Budgeting, the Vital Records and Statistics Program, and the Ambulance Services Licensing Program.