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Peoria County Board of Health Appoints Interim Health Department Administrator

May 29, 2015 (updated on May 29, 2015)

Peoria County - At its May 28, 2015 meeting, the Peoria County Board of Health accepted the resignation of Greg Chance, Public Health Administrator for Peoria City/County Health Department effective June 30, 2015. The Board appointed Gene Huber, MA, MPA as Interim Public Health Administrator.

Gene Huber has extensive experience in local health department management and organizational leadership. Huber currently serves as Director of Finance of Peoria City/County Health Department and is in a position to continue the development of programs and services.

Joyce Harant, President of the Peoria County Board of Health states, "The Board of Health has created a Committee to manage the Public Health Administrator recruitment efforts. During this process, we have a very experienced management team and staff at Peoria City/County Health Department to continue their good work to improve community health."

Harant adds, "We are grateful to Greg Chance for his leadership on major public health issues. Under Chance's administration, the Peoria City/County Health Department maintained the delivery of critical public health services despite state and local funding cuts, initiated collaborative efforts toward identified local community health improvement initiatives, and national accreditation status. We wish him well."

Agendas and full Minutes of all Board of Health monthly and committee meetings are published on the Peoria City/County Health Department website at www.pcchd.org.

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