Dave Jeppesen

Dave Jeppesen

Dave Jeppesen is the director of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. He was appointed in January 2019 by Gov. Brad Little for the cabinet position. A native of Burley and Ammon, Idaho, he earned a bachelor’s degree from Idaho State University and a master's from the Ohio State University. Dave is married with four children and three grandchildren.

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Idaho Health and Welfare Director: The child welfare process explained

By: - March 21, 2022

Given an increased interest in the child welfare system, I would like to share a bit of the process and the role of the Department of Health and Welfare. First, I need to be clear that specific child welfare cases are confidential, and we cannot release any details about specific cases. We often would like […]