11/29/2017 On November 7, the Board of Health confirmed Jefferson Ketchel (’08, Policy Studies) as Administrator of the Snohomish Health District. Board Chair Adrienne Fraley-Monillas stated, “It was clear through our search that Jeff is the best person for the job, and we couldn’t be more pleased. He has a passion not just for public health, but this agency and the people of Snohomish County. Jeff has the board’s full support and confidence as we continue moving the health district forward as the community’s chief health strategist.” Ketchel is a current Policy Studies Alumni Ambassador, former President of the Washington State Association of Local Public Health Officials, and a past Chair of the Washington State Board of Registered Sanitarians. Learn more about Ketchel and Snohomish Health District.