Deputy COO Health and Human Services

Pamela Roshell

Deputy COO - Health & Human Services

Prior to her appointment to the position of Deputy Chief Operating Officer for Health & Human Services in September 2018, Dr. Pamela Roshell served as Fulton County’s Director of Senior Services, where she managed a $20 million budget and drives policy implementation and strategy across a portfolio of intervention, prevention and supportive services for vulnerable populations. Roshell previously served as Regional Director for the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services and brings more than 20 years of experience in public administration, health policy and gerontology in the public and nonprofit sectors.

Prior to her appointment as Regional Director, Dr. Roshell served in a variety of leadership roles at American Association of Retired Persons including State Director for AARP Georgia where she provided management and leadership to ensure that the Georgia State Office delivered value and relevant programs, services, outreach and consumer advocacy to AARP's 1 million+ members in Georgia.

Dr. Roshell is a graduate of Columbia College, and received a master of social work degree with a specialty in administration from the University of South Carolina. She has built on that specialty with the completion of a PhD in social policy, planning and administration from Clark Atlanta University. In this role, Dr. Roshell leads the cluster consisting of Arts, Behavioral Health, Community Development, Library, Ryan White, Senior Services, and provides strategic alignment with the Board of Health.