National WIC Association

Health Zone Local Agency Liaison

Arizona Department of Health Services (Phoenix, AZ)

The Local Agency Liaison position provides technical assistance to the AZ Health Zone contractors regarding policy and procedures, reporting, and preparing for management evaluations.  The Local Agency Liaison reviews and approves local agency federal grant financial change requests, materials, and invoices totaling nearly $10 million annually to ensure program compliance. This position will also work to manage reports from the SNAP-Ed Electronic Data System (SEEDS) and provide technical assistance and training to improve reporting and program implementation. This position helps to develop program operational procedures and monitors projects within the AZ Health Zone to ensure compliance with rules and regulations. The individual in this role represents the AZ Health Zone, Bureau of Nutrition and Physical Activity and ADHS at professional meetings, community events, health coalitions and among private industry.

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