Corwin Porter Appointed County’s Public Health Director

By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– The County of San Bernardino is very pleased to announce the appointment of Corwin Porter as Public Health Director. Corwin has worked for the Department of Public Health for 31 years and has served as Assistant Director for nearly 5 years, overseeing four divisions and three programs.

“We are very pleased that Corwin will bring his extensive experience to this role serving the residents of San Bernardino County,” said County CEO Gary McBride. “Through his extensive training and experience, Corwin has built a culture of quality by developing staff and encouraging leadership positions.”

Prior to his role as Assistant Director, Corwin served as the Director of Environmental Health Services for four years. While in this position he served on the California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health (CCDEH) Executive Committee for three years.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health with a concentration in Epidemiology and is a Registered Environmental Health Specialist and a certified professional food handler.

Through Corwin’s leadership, the department developed several advancements in operations and received 18 NACo Achievement awards between 2019 and 2020. Throughout his career, Corwin has served with integrity and has been fully committed to executing the Countywide Vision and its focus on wellness.

Corwin is also an Adjunct Professor at Loma Linda University’s School of Public Health.

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