Who We Are



District Health Director: D. Stephen Goggans, MD, MPH
District Administrator: Emily Eisenman, MBA
District Nursing & Clinical Director
Director of Program Operations:  Jennifer Burkholder, MSN, MPH, RN




Adult Health Coordinator
Babies Can’t Wait: Robin Schafer, MSW, LCSW
Breast & Cervical Cancer Program & QA/QI: Mary Kathryn Peecher, BSN, RN
Children First: Robin Schafer, MSW, LCSW
Children’s Medical Services: Caylie Mahaffey, MSN, RN
County Health Departments: See list below
Oral Health Program: Judy Stephenson, RDH
Emergency Medical Services/Trauma (Region 10): Chris Threlkeld, EMT-P
Emergency Preparedness: Joshua Bowman, BS
Environmental Health District Director: Keli Hinson, MS
Epidemiology/Infectious Disease Unit: Olivia Echols, MSN, MPH, RN
Ryan White/HIV/Specialty Care Clinic: Jennifer Chastain, BSN, RN
HIV Outreach & Testing/Linkage to Care: Patrick Reilly, MPH
Health Promotion & Disease Prevention/Chronic Disease: Derrick Gable, M.Ed., CHES
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention: Cathy Wilkinson, BSEd
WIC Program/Nutrition Services: Chelsea Freeman, RD, LD, CLEC
Women’s Health Coordinator: Gloria Caldwell, MSN, APRN, WHNP-BC




Barrow County Health Department: Susan Kristal, RN
Clarke County Health Department: Lorri Tanner, RN
      – WIC Clinic: Emily G. Jones, RDN, LD
      – Teen Matters (Central & Cedar): Kayla Bentley, BSN, RN
Elbert County Health Department: Kenia Gaines, BSN, RN
Greene County Health Department: Tera Green, BSN, RN
Jackson County Health Department:
     – Commerce: County Nurse Manager: Elaine McDonald, BSN, RN
     – Jefferson: Clinic Supervisor: Kiana Layton, BSN, RN

Madison County Health Department: Elizabeth Allen, BSN, RN
Morgan County Health Department: Morgan Couch, BSN, RN
Oconee County Health Department: Miranda Bieber, RN
Oglethorpe County Health Department: Wanda Graham, RN
Walton County Health Department:
      – Monroe: County Nurse Manager: Sheri Traylor, RN
      – Loganville: Clinic Supervisor: Rebecca Moore, BSN, RN





Barrow County: Michelle Huff
Clarke County: Andrea Kerr
Elbert County: Steven Wooten
Greene County: Wally Mentel
Jackson County: Elliot Rickett
Madison County: Scott Sapp
Morgan County: Lynette Knight
Oconee County: Apryl Singer
Oglethorpe County: Wally Mentel
Walton County: David Dixon

Last Updated on March 30, 2023

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