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Tiffany Collins Appointed As Health Officer In Okeechobee County

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

September 11, 2015

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Sept. 11, 2015

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH APPOINTS TIFFANY COLLINS AS HEALTH OFFICER IN OKEECHOBEE COUNTY

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Tallahassee, Fla.—The Florida Department of Health has announced Tiffany Collins, M.S.A., as the new health officer for the Florida Department of Health in Okeechobee County. Since 2009, Collins has served as the administrative services director and business manager for the Florida Department of Health in Okeechobee County.

“Tiffany Collins has long served the department as a senior leader in administration,” said Kim Barnhill, deputy secretary for County Health Systems. “Her desire to advocate for public health by fostering teamwork and community engagement make her a valuable asset to the people of Okeechobee County.”

In June 2009, Collins joined the Florida Department of Health where she was responsible for managing and executing the annual operating budget, formulating departmental strategies, and working with health program offices. In this role, she was also responsible for supervising staff and acted as the delegated authority in the absence of the Health Officer. Previously, Collins worked for the University of Central Florida as the Research Program Services Coordinator in the Dean’s Office of the College of Sciences

Collins earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting and computer science from the University of Central Florida in 2004. She continued her studies and earned her Master of Science in Accounting from the same university in 2006. She currently serves as a board member for the Okeechobee Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program, and she also sits on the Board of Directors for the Florida Association of County Health Department Business Administrators.

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