Public Health, Policy & Planning
Marc Meulman is director of Public Health, Policy, and Planning. The division responds to disease outbreaks, provides medical outreach services to individuals experiencing homelessness and to migrant workers, compiles and analyzes data related to public health and matters of health equity, and provides information to the public, community leaders, and stakeholders.
Meulman has two decades of leadership experience in the nonprofit, education, and public health sectors. He served as deputy director and deputy health officer for Kalamazoo County’s Health and Community Services Department in Michigan, where he supported the response to the H1N1 pandemic of 2009, the Kalamazoo River oil spill, and the creation of a Center for Health Equity. He came to San Mateo County Health in 2021, after eight years in Orange County’s Health Care Agency, where he served as manager for the Disease Control & Epidemiology division and as chief of operations for Public Health Services.
Meulman earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Olivet Nazarene University in Illinois and a Master of Public Administration and a graduate certificate in non-profit leadership and administration from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo.
He enjoys running and has a goal to run a half marathon in every state.