Assistant County Administrator – Disparity Reduction
The assistant county administrator of Disparity Reduction is responsible for the strategic coordination and management of the county's disparity reduction efforts. The position advises the county administrator and county board on policies and issues related to reducing disparities in the following domains: education, employment, health, housing, income, justice and transportation. Departments in this line of business track measurable data, lead training efforts and align county contract spending with the goal of reducing disparities to improve the lives of Hennepin residents and employees.
Deputy Administrator - Health and Human Services
The deputy administrator for Health and Human Services is responsible for health reform efforts and service delivery integration, quality and innovations across health and human services programs and services while lowering health costs and deep-end interventions for Hennepin County and its residents.
Assistant County Administrator – Human Services
The assistant county administrator for Human Services is responsible for advising the county board and county administrator on policies, strategy and fiscal management of the county’s Human Services department and ensuring coordination among the various public and private agencies, community organizations and partnerships that work to enhance the health, safety and quality of life of our residents and communities.
Assistant County Administrator – Operations
The assistant county administrator for Operations is responsible for the strategic and fiscal management of the county's operations line of business as well as advising the county administrator and county board on policies and issues related to enhancing service delivery to meet the overall county vision and strategic initiatives. Departments in the Operations line of business provide general support to the county organization such as financial, technology etc. This line of business also includes several direct customer service areas such as libraries and service centers.
Mark S. Thompson
Assistant County Administrator – Public Safety
The assistant county administrator for Public Safety is responsible for advising the county board and county administrator on policies and issues related to and involving the Hennepin County justice partners. This position oversees the strategic and fiscal management of the Community Corrections and Emergency Management areas and the Public Defender's Office. In this capacity, this assistant county administrator serves as county administration's liaison to the Fourth Judicial District Court, the Sheriff's Office and the County Attorney's Office.
Assistant County Administrator - Public Works
The assistant county administrator for Public Works is responsible for advising the county board and county administrator on policies and issues and ensuring coordination among Public Works departments, public and private agencies, community organizations and partnerships. The assistant county administrator also serves as deputy executive director of the Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority and the Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.