Rob Stewart

Rob Stewart

Rob Stewart is HHSA’s Director of Fiscal Operations. In this role, Rob is responsible for financial functions such as preparing and monitoring the Agency’s annual budget, as well as overseeing accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and billing units.

Rob also oversees the Animal Services Division, Facilities Unit, Contracts Unit, and the Compliance & Privacy Program, and coordinates technology projects and other administrative activities in the Agency. He has worked at HHSA for nine years and previously worked at the Health Federation of Philadelphia.

He is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association and holds a Certified in Public Health (CPH) credential from the National Board of Public Health Examiners.

Rob holds a bachelor’s degree in nutritional science from Brigham Young University and a master’s degree in public health from Drexel University, specializing in health care financing, management, and policy. He also completed Executive Education on Shaping Health Care Delivery Policy at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.


Agency News

Local Non-Profits Encouraged to Apply for COVID Recovery Funds

Local Non-Profits Encouraged to Apply for COVID Recovery Funds

The County of Tulare invites local non-profit organizations to apply for one-time State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) for eligible project activities or programs that help Tulare County residents and the community respond to and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and public health emergency. The application period is now open and will remain open for 30 calendar days, closing on October 12, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.

WIC Partners with Tule River Tribe, Helps Close Equity Gap

WIC Partners with Tule River Tribe, Helps Close Equity Gap

Over the last two years, the WIC program has undergone major changes to modernize its services. This modernization has enabled the program to enhance the services it provides to the community and find strategies that improve access and close equity gaps.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Is Coming to Tulare County

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Is Coming to Tulare County

On July 16, 2022, we in Tulare County will join the rest of the United States in beginning to use the 988 dialing code. 988 will be the new three-digit number for calls (multiple languages), text, or chat (English only) that connects people to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

2022 Walk with a Doc Program

2022 Walk with a Doc Program

Held the second Saturday of each month in Visalia, Walk with a Doc is a free community outreach program, which strives to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages. This doctor-led group is a fun and safe place to go for a walk, learn about health, and meet new friends.