About Us

About Us


On behalf of agency staff and the Will County Board of Health, I thank you for visiting our site. Whether you’re looking for specific information about Will County public health programs and resources, or general information about all things public health, you’ve come to the right place.

The Will County Health Department has been serving the needs of a growing population since 1946. We provide comprehensive public health programs, behavioral health resources, and primary health care and dental services at facilities located in Joliet, Bolingbrook, and Monee. Our mission is to prevent disease and promote a healthier environment for all.

This redesigned website has been created with the visitor in mind. Whether you are a serious student of public health, or a first-time browser, we believe you will find something that will peak your curiosity.

Please visit us anytime. We are the community's public health resource.

Susan Olenek, BS, PHR
Executive Director

Our Leadership Team

Susan Olenek, BS, PHR
Executive Director

Elizabeth Bilotta, MS, LEHP, CHMM
Director, Administrative Services

Thomas Casey, BS, LEAP
Director, Environmental Health

Dr. Jospeh Troiani, PhD,  CADA
Director, Behavioral Health

Georgia VanderBoegh RN, MS, CPHQ
Director, Family Health Services

Mary Maragos, MS APN
Chief Executive Officer, Community Health Center

Mission, Goals, and Vision

OUR MISSION STATEMENT:  The Will County Health Department's mission is to prevent disease and promote a healthier environment for all of its residents, business operators, and visitors.  Our agency of professionally trained staff work cohesively to assure public health and safety measures are maintained through services and programs the department provides based on the needs of the community we serve.

OUR GOALS:  Respect, Integrity, Professionalism, Quality, Dedication

OUR VISION STATEMENT:  "Deliver sustainable programs and policies in response to the public health needs of the community."