Anita Ortiz, Associate Director (HHSA)

Anita Ortiz, Associate Director (HHSA)

Anita has over 16 years of extensive experience working in multiple positions in the Health & Human Services Agency. She has held several positions within the Human Services Child Welfare Division, including Division Manager, Deputy Director, and most recently serving as the Director of Human Services.

Anita is also a trainer for the Central California Training Academy, College of Health and Human Services for Fresno State University. She is an Adjunct Faculty for Fresno Pacific University, focusing her teaching on Social Welfare & Policy.

Anita obtained a bachelor's degree in Liberal Studies from the University of California, Riverside, and a master's degree in Psychology from the University of Phoenix. Anita also earned an Executive Management and Leadership certificate from the University of California, Davis, from the Center for Human Services.

Anita's expertise includes project management, budget management, policy and procedure implementation, community partnerships, and strategic planning. Her commitment to public service and maintaining collaborative relationships with the community will continue to serve the Agency well.


Agency News

Home Safe Program Expands

Home Safe Program Expands

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Introducing Adventure Paws

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