Mr. Zaccaria has successfully led the Benton-Franklin Health District (BFHD) as the District Administrator since May of 2011. He has a Master’s degree in Health Administration from the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University and a Bachelor’s degree in Community Health from the University of Illinois.  

He has proven leadership experience in a variety of health care settings spanning over 20 years. Prior to joining BFHD, Mr. Zaccaria held an Executive Leadership role with the Hanford Site Occupational Medicine Clinics. He has additional health services administration experience in a variety of outpatient clinics and hospitals over his career. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and of the Washington Financial Officers Association (WFOA).  

Position Summary

The District Administrator is responsible for the Benton-Franklin Health District, its operations, and public health interventions and activities. The position reports directly to the Benton-Franklin Health District Board of Health.

Informs and confers with the management team, Health Officer, the Benton-Franklin Health Board, and the community on county-wide health concerns and issues.

Interfaces with and directs managers from all three branches, including administrative staff.

Plans, organizes, and directs the operation, administration, policy development, personnel and business management of the Benton-Franklin Health District.

Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to: surveillance & investigation, healthy people & communities, finance, performance management, and other support and administrative services.

The District Administrator provides vision and leadership to all staff assigned to the position as noted in the Benton-Franklin Organizational Chart.

Contact Informan

Mailing Address:
Benton-Franklin Health District
7102 W. Okanogan Place
Kennewick, WA 99336


Phone: 509.460.4200