Nick Macchione

Director, Health and Human Services Agency San Diego County


Nick oversees one of the nation’s largest local government-based health and social services networks that supports a county population of over 3 million residents. With budget responsibility of over 2 billion annually, Nick is involved in a wide range of health and social service programs, such as, public health service, health insurance, mental health, alcohol and drug treatment dependency, emergency medical services and disaster preparedness, employment assistance, programs to protect children and the elderly from abuse and neglect, adoptions and foster youth programs, and numerous early childhood development programs. He’s sharing San Diego county’s Live Stories initiative which raises awareness of community health issues through innovative methods of data delivery.