Earlier today, Mono County Board of Supervisors Chair Stacy Corless announced the appointment of Bryan Wheeler, RN, MSN, PHN as Mono County Public Health Director. The Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to appoint Mr. Wheeler at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. Mr. Wheeler has served as Public Health Program Manager for the Mono County Health Department since July 2016.
“On behalf of the Board of Supervisors, I’d like to thank Bryan for taking on this critical role at such a crucial time, and congratulate him on his appointment” said Chair Corless. “Bryan’s background and experience position him well for this role, and we are fortunate to have his leadership as we continue to navigate the pandemic.”
Mr. Wheeler has 35 years of healthcare experience serving in a variety of nursing and public health-related positions, and has worked hand-in-hand with the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) team for the past six months addressing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) response. In his role as Public Health Director, Mr. Wheeler will continue to represent the County’s interest within the EOC during the COVID-19 response.
“I am honored to be entrusted to lead the Public Health Department, and look forward to collaborating with my colleagues and the public to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Wheeler. “These are challenging times, and together we can defeat this virus. Post-COVID, my goal is to ensure health equity in all Mono County communities,” continued Wheeler. “I am proud to serve my community as the Public Health Director.”
Mr. Wheeler received his Master of Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Western Governors University.