John H. Teel is a public health executive with over three decades of experience as a manager and director in local public health departments in Texas. He served a total of 36 years collectively in Texas as an executive with the City of Garland Health Department, the Grayson County Health Department, and the Williamson County Health Department. John’s management oversight includes clinical services, jail medical, county indigent health care, WIC, public health emergency preparedness, environmental health, epidemiology, code compliance, and animal services. His private consulting work for cities and counties includes conducting performance assessments for local governments and providing training in the topics of strategic planning, performance measurement, customer service, and accountability.
Mr. Teel received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Texas A&M-Commerce (biology and chemistry), and he has published 12 articles in refereed professional health journals. John is also co-author of Strategic Government Resources’ Pandemic Influenza Preparedness manual (2009).