Bill Wathen

Welfare Director County of Glenn
Region 3 JPA Board Member


604 E Walker Street
Orland, CA 95963
(530) 934-6514

Professional Experience

Bill began serving as the Assistant Director of Glenn County Health & Human Services Agency in 2022. Prior to becoming the HHSA Assistant Director, Bill served as the Deputy Director responsible for all Social Services for 9 years. During that time he oversaw all public assistance, benefits programs, and protective services. Bill has been serving children and families in Glenn County for over 25 years and continues to build strong partnerships and professional relationships. He began as a high school Social Studies (geography, world history) teacher at Orland High School in 1999.


Bill earned and Associates of Arts Degree from Sierra College and a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Southern Oregon University.


Bill has a wife, four adult children, and three grandchildren he adores.

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