Community Engagement Has a New Program Manager

Welcome Amanda Garcia-Snell!

   Program Manager Amanda Garcia-Snell

Amanda has worked for Washington County for the past 10 years, most recently as the Health Equity, Planning and Policy supervisor in the Public Health Division of the Department of Health and Human Services. She brings a passion for relationship building and collaboration to her work and has been dedicated to building community partnerships on a broad range of activities for over 16 years. She believes that meaningful community engagement is critical to the County's mission to ensure that all residents have the ability to thrive and be successful in their lives. 


Prior to joining Washington County, Garcia-Snell held positions with Yamhill County, the Oregon Health Authority, and JLA Public Involvement. She also taught as adjunct faculty in the Chicano Latino Studies department of Portland State University. Amanda holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology, a Masters of Public Health degree and a certificate in Chicano Latino Studies from Portland State University. Please join us in welcoming Amanda as our new Community Engagement Manager.