Emergency Preparedness and Response Coordinator
Jefferson County Public Health
Term ends: 12-31-20
Christine Billings, MPH, is the Emergency Preparedness and Response Coordinator for Jefferson County Public Health. She has been in that role for the past three years, and prior to that served Jefferson County as an Emergency Response Planner and an Epidemiologist. She is a 2012 graduate of the Advanced Leadership Training Program.
Christine received her Master of Public Health from the University of Michigan in 2002, and prior to that completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Denver in 1999. It was at the University of Denver that Mrs. Billings found her passion for (cont’d) leadership. She served on the Student Senate for all four years of her undergraduate degree path, and then followed that up with a leadership position on the Public Health Student Association at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health. She has continued that passion into her active professional career through continued personal development, in addition to the development of her staff.
Christine has been married to her husband Donald for twelve years and they have three active children (Alexander, Catelyn, and Zachary). Mrs. Billings is also an active participant in her church by volunteering her time in the choral and emergency preparedness ministries. Christine also leads the emergency preparedness team at her children’s school. While not running between public health emergencies, soccer practices, and basketball games, Christine enjoys watching Broadway musicals, camping, graphic design, running, and board games with her family. The Billings family has made it a goal to visit all 50 states in the United Sates by the time their youngest child graduates from high school (9 years left and 16 States plus Washington DC done).