Roberts to Serve as New Cass County Public Health Director

May 15, 2024

Atlantic, IA – Cass Health is excited to announce that Megan Roberts is now serving as the new Director of Cass County Public Health.

“The past ten years allowed me to help a lot of families, and it was a beautiful chapter in my life. The experience I gained managing a larger team and working within a larger organization really prepared me for my new role at Cass County Public Health. I look forward to contributing to the Cass Health team and continuing to make an impact in the region,” she said.

Roberts is well known in the community from her previous work at the Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce and State Farm; both career experiences that helped her develop talents that will enhance the mission of public health.

“I have felt called to make a shift back to a role that supports rural Iowa. We are good people, and we take care of each other. I feel that this position will allow me to partner with others who believe that as well. The values at Cass Health, and the people who work here, align with mine,” said Roberts.

“We are thrilled to have Megan leading the public health efforts for Cass County. Her community connections, civic-minded vision, and enthusiasm for Cass County all make her well suited to partner with our community partners and lead the important work that our public health team carries out each day,” stated Cass Health Chief Financial and HR Officer Kolton Hewlett.

Cass County Public Health manages a number of initiatives including programs for adults like A Matter of Balance, Care for Yourself, CPR and First Aid classes, and Stop the Bleed training. For children and families, they provide car seat installations and checks, Parents as Teachers, and more. Cass County Public Health also provides leadership and guidance on the Community Health Assessment, Community Health Improvement Planning, emergency preparedness, and other community-wide health projects. For more information, visit