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Shelia Hiddleson, RN, MS, Health Commissioner for the Delaware Public Health District in Ohio, Elected to NACCHO's Board of Directors

Aug 16, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

“I am humbled to be elected to the NACCHO board by my peers. Public health is on the precipice of change in the United States, and I am thrilled to be able to help with this direction at the national level,” said Ms. Hiddleson

Washington, DC, August 16, 2022 — Shelia Hiddleson, RN, MS, Health Commissioner for the Delaware Public Health District in Delaware, Ohio, has been newly elected to the National Association of County and City Health Officials’ (NACCHO) Board of Directors for a three-year term as a Director for Region 5, representing local health departments in IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI. NACCHO is the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local health departments. Ms. Hiddleson’s term began on July 1, 2022.

Said Ms. Hiddleson, “I am humbled to be elected to the NACCHO board by my peers. Public health is on the precipice of change in the United States, and I am thrilled to be able to help with this direction at the national level.”

“I am very pleased that public health officials around the country have recognized Shelia Hiddleson’s leadership abilities and elected her to our board of directors,” said NACCHO Chief Executive Officer Lori Tremmel Freeman. “I look forward to working with her over the next three years.”

About Ms. Hiddleson
Ms. Hiddleson currently represents the Delaware Public Health District in Delaware, Ohio, serving approximately 190,000 residents. She began her public health career at the Clark County Combined Health District in Springfield Ohio as the Director of Nursing and Personal Health for a population of approximately 140,000. In 2005, she was appointed as the Health Commissioner for the Champaign County Health District in Urban, Ohio serving a population of approximately 40,000 residents.

Ms. Hiddleson is currently the Central District Director for the Association of Ohio Health Commissioners, Ohio’s State Association of County and City Health Officials (SACCHO). She has served the association as a member at large, a district director, president elect, president, and past president over the past 16 years.

About NACCHO’s Board of Directors
NACCHO is governed by a 20-member board consisting of local and tribal health officials who are elected by their peers, as well as one ex-officio member representing partner organizations.

As the governing body, NACCHO’s Board of Directors establishes the association’s strategic direction and initiatives, sets the annual legislative agenda, approves official policy statements, ensures that annual goals are met, and provides financial oversight. The Board is NACCHO’s public face and represents members in matters of policy, public health practice, and collaboration with health partners in the public and private sectors.

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About the Delaware Public Health District

The Delaware Public Health District is a Combined Health District, serving Delaware County (except portions annexed to Westerville, Columbus, and Dublin), Delaware City and Powell. Its mission is to promote, protect and improve the health of the community. To learn more, please visit https://www.delawarehealth.org/.

About NACCHO
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) represents the nation’s nearly 3,000 local governmental health departments. These city, county, metropolitan, district, and tribal departments work every day to protect and promote health and well-being for all people in their communities. For more information about NACCHO, please visit www.naccho.org.


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About Theresa Spinner

Theresa Spinner is the Director, Media and Public Relations at NACCHO.

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