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Aaron Kissler Appointed As Administrator for Lake County
June 13, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 13, 2014
Contact: Communications Office
TALLAHASSEE—The Florida Department of Health has announced Aaron Kissler as the new administrator for the Florida Department of Health in Lake County. Since July 2012, Kissler has served as the administrator of the Florida Department of Health in Gadsden County.
“Aaron Kissler is an outstanding addition to the Florida Department of Health in Lake County,” said Meade Grigg, Deputy Secretary for Statewide Services. “The Department is pleased to have a proven leader with Mr. Kissler’s qualifications and experience to serve the people of Lake County.”
Prior to his role as administrator of the Florida Department of Health in Gadsden County, Kissler served in Colorado as Regional Planner for Clear Creek County, Jefferson County, and Gilpin County and as the director for Clear Creek County’s newly created health department. Earlier Kissler served as Environmental Health Coordinator in New Orleans, where he concentrated on emergency preparedness. Kissler’s prior experience in Florida includes serving in Broward County as Environmental Health Specialist and in program evaluation for the Healthy Start Douala program at the University of South Florida. In addition, Kissler served as project coordinator at UCLA, a Hurricane Katrina field director and the GIS manager at the University of South Carolina.
Aaron Kissler graduated from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology and earned his Master of Public Health Degree with a concentration in Environmental Health from the University of South Florida. Kissler was awarded the Answering the Call medal from former U.S. President George W. Bush for his role in response to Hurricane Katrina.
The Florida Department of Health protects, promotes and improves the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.