Chief Operating Officer Health, Human Services and Public Works

Pamela Roshell, PH.D

Chief Operating Officer Health, Human Services and Public Works

Prior to her appointment to the position of Chief Operating Officer of Health, Human Services, and Public Works in December 2021, Dr. Pamela Roshell served as Fulton County’s Deputy Chief Operating Officer for Health & Human Services and as Director of Senior Services, where she managed a $20 million budget and drove 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, HIV Elimination, Senior Services, and provides strategic alignment with the Board of Health.