County of Marin Health and Human Services

Gary Naja-Riese

Gary Naja-Riese – Whole Person Care/Homelessness Division Director
Whole Person Care/Homelessness Division Director

Gary Naja-Riese oversees the Division’s work in funding homelessness services and transforming the homeless system of care in collaboration with County departments, cities, and community partners. Gary has over 25 years of experience in public health, policy development and implementation, community organizing, training and technical assistance and public and private sector management. This includes national and international work to advance biomedical HIV prevention interventions and built environment work to transform places and empower people to reduce heart disease and stroke at San Francisco Department of Public Health.  Gary has an MSW in Community Organizing and Public Policy and is also an MPH candidate at the UConn Program in Public Health.