Tim Lutz took the reigns as Agency Director of the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) on January 7, after being appointed by the Board of Supervisor last December.
“I am very excited to be returning to Tulare County and the Health & Human Services Agency,” shared Lutz. “The Agency does tremendous work at preserving and enhancing the critical safety net, health, and well-being of County residents and I am honored to be serving as the Agency Director.”
Lutz has worked in the public sector for over 12 years bringing a wealth of knowledge in varied areas of government programs and services including: fiscal operations, human resources, social services, aging and veteran services, environmental health, animal services and administration. Lutz returns to Tulare County after previously serving as the County Administrative Officer for Calaveras County in San Andreas, California.
As the HHSA Director, Lutz will oversee HHSA’s workforce of approximately 2,000 employees and its four branches of daily operations: Human Services, Public Health, Mental Health, and Fiscal Operations. Lutz fills the position previously held by Jason T. Britt, who was recently appointed as he Tulare County Administrative Officer.