Kelley Vollmar, MS

Jefferson County Health Department

DeSoto, Missouri

Kelley Vollmar has served in public health for over 20 years and currently holds the role of Director at Jefferson County Health Department. Kelley lives in DeSoto, Missouri with her husband Joe and their eight children.  Kelley’s Bachelor’s degrees are in Environmental Science specializing in the social impact of government regulation of environmental issues and Conflict Resolution specializing in multicultural conflict.  Kelley’s Master’s degree is in Dispute Resolution with a dual emphasis on corporate and environmental conflict. 

Over the past decade, Kelley has built and maintained key relationships with community stakeholders through her personal and professional work with local and state government; public health, behavioral health; faith; education; public safety and community health agencies.

Kelley is the Chair of the Missouri Association of Local Public Health Agencies (MOALPHA) and serves as a member of the #HealthierMO - Transforming the Future of Public Health in Missouri Advisory Council and Hillsboro Rotary, and as a Board Member of the Missouri Institute for Community Health (MICH), Missouri Center for Public Health Excellence (MOCPHE), Jefferson County Health Network, Jefferson County Public Safety Commission, Jefferson County Community Partnership, and Get Healthy DeSoto.

Public health leadership requires the ability to see the potential within a community, the passion to pursue that change and the patience to achieve community transformation.   It is an honor to serve alongside my public health peers as we work to improve the lives of current and future generations of Missouri residents.