County of Marin Health and Human Services

Ken Shapiro

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Chief Assistant Director/COO

Ken Shapiro became the Chief Assistant Director/COO of Marin HHS in April, 2020.  Prior, he was the Director of the Department’s Whole Person Care program which coordinates care and shares data across housing, medical, mental health, and social services, with a focus on people experiencing homelessness.

Before joining Marin County, he was the Executive Officer for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Region IX office where he was responsible for oversight and management of all activities of the Regional Director’s office which encompasses California, Arizona, Nevada, and Hawaii, Tribal Nations, and US-Affiliated Pacific Islands. 

Prior to that, he was a Policy Advisor at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.

He has an MSW from the University of Maryland and is lucky to reside in Marin with his wife and two children.