The Department of Human Services is accountable to a County Executive Manager, James A. (Andy) Welch.
The Department of Human Services receives funding and review of annual plans, audits, and reviews from the Tooele County Council, a five-person legislative body that guides the County’s interest in all human service needs and concerns.
They do this by depending on Executive Leadership in the Department Supported by regular advice and counsel from a Department of Human Services Advisory Council (HSAC) whose “duties are to collaborate, share information, and make recommendations…to improve the availability, quality, and delivery of human services within the county”.
Human Services Advisory Council
The following are current members of the Council and affiliates:
Director of Human Services
Gary K. Dalton
Clinical Manager, OPTUM Behavioral Health
Tooele County Council Designee
Judicial Branch Representative
Judge Diane Gibson
Law Enforcement Representative
Sheriff Paul Wimmer
Emergency Room Director
School District Representative
Relief Services/Homeless Representative
At Large Representative
At Large Representative (DWS)
At Large Representative (DCFS)