Timothy Lutz

Timothy Lutz

Timothy Lutz serves as the Agency Director of the Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency (HHSA). Mr. Lutz has spent the last 13 years in public service, focusing on providing services to  communities and populations that are the most in need. Mr. Lutz prides himself on providing services with a high degree of transparency and accountability, delivered in a culturally competent and collaborative manner. His vision for HHSA is that the Agency serves as a community leader and supportive partner for the initiatives and programs that provide the critical safety net for the vulnerable people within the community.

Mr. Lutz has completed secondary education and training from a variety of nationally recognized organizations, including Harvard University and the California State Association of Counties (CSAC). In addition to receiving a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s  degree in business administration from California State University, Fresno, Mr. Lutz is a Credentialed County Senior Executive from the CSAC Institute and is also a CSAC Institute Fellow.

While the bulk of Mr. Lutz’s public service experience comes from Tulare County, he served as the County Administrative Officer for Calaveras County in San Andreas, California, prior to assuming the Agency Director position at HHSA. He is thrilled to be back in Tulare County and the Central Valley, being able to focus on service delivery to the community’s most vulnerable residents.


Agency News

CWS Toy Drive: Fill the Trolley Events

CWS Toy Drive: Fill the Trolley Events

Tulare County community members are invited to Fill the Trolley with new, unwrapped toys and gifts for the Friends of Tulare County Child Welfare Services Children’s Toy Drive.  

Thanksgiving Pet Safety

Thanksgiving Pet Safety

Thanksgiving is a special holiday that brings together family and friends, but it can also carry some hazards for pets. Here are some tips to keep your pets healthy and safe during the holiday.

Benefits of Pets for Veterans

Benefits of Pets for Veterans

Transitioning back to civilian life can be a complicated process for a veteran. For veterans, though, having an animal to love and care for can be life-changing and an incredibly positive decision.  

2019 Walk with a Doc Program

2019 Walk with a Doc Program

Walk with a Doc is a free community outreach program, which strives to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages. Each month a different health topic will be covered.