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Name: Douglas, Toby
Current Position: Former director

Appointed director by Governor Jerry Brown in January 2011, Toby Douglas received his bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in public health from the University of California, Berkeley.  After college, Douglas was an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer and a research associate at the Urban Institute, which is a non-partisan, social policy research organization in Washington, D.C.

From 2001 to 2005, Douglas was a senior manager of activities relating to health access, policy and planning at the San Mateo County Health Department.  He moved to the Department of Health Care Services in 2005 where he oversaw its Children’s Medical Services and Primary and Health programs. Douglas was named chief deputy director of the department in 2009.

He announced his resignation in September 2014.

Toby Douglas Bio (Medicaid Leadership Institute)

Official Bio (DHCS website) 

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