Elsa Mendoza Jimenez

Monterey County Health Services Department Appointee

Elsa Mendoza Jimenez was appointed to the Health Trust Board by the Monterey County Health Department in 2013. She earned her Master of Public Health degree with a focus in Community Health Education from San Jose State University and her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Santa Clara University.

She has been employed by the County of Monterey over almost 20 years and currently serves as the Director of Health and Public Administrator/Conservator/Guardian for Monterey County. During her tenure with the County, she has served in various fiscal and chronic disease and health promotion programs capacities. Previously, she worked for the Community Health Partnership of Santa Clara County as a program manager for its diabetes program. Elsa was born and raised in King City and currently lives in Prunedale with her husband and children.  As a native of Monterey County, she is humbled by the opportunity to serve the residents in advancing health and racial equity.