Kimm R. Campbell, LCSW
Kimm Campbell was promoted in August 2022 to Deputy County Administrator for Broward County, having previously served as an Assistant County Administrator since 2019. She has a variety of agency assignments and oversees several community initiatives to improve the quality of life of residents.
Kimm Campbell has provided leadership for the development of major initiatives in Broward County including Civil Citation and Predisposition Services, the Broward County Dismantling Racism Initiative and the Race Equity in Child Welfare Taskforce. She served on the leadership team responsible for responding to and mitigating the impacts of COVID-19 and oversaw the programs and resources needed in the community during the pandemic. She is committed to identifying and leveraging synergies and resources across County programs.
Across Campbell's career, she has provided leadership, direct services and consultative services in adult and child mental health, child welfare, special education, juvenile justice, domestic violence, rape crisis, homelessness and substance abuse. She has designed family support services frameworks for housing authorities, standardized supportive services within school districts and created detention transition services for incarcerated youth. She has established statewide standards for domestic violence abuser treatment programs and participated in the development of state children's mental health plans that reduce the reliance on inappropriate group home and residential treatment for children who should be served in their communities. She also wrote Community Practice Standards for public and private child serving agencies, which was adopted by the state of North Carolina and streamlined processes for court ordered forensic evaluations.
Campbell is most passionate about social justice and equity, ensuring access to quality services for all of Broward County's residents, and approaches her work from these perspectives to create lasting community change. She was recognized by Legacy Magazine as one of 25 Most Influential & Prominent Black Women in Business and Industry in 2017 and was the 2019 recipient of the Urban League Margaret Roach Humanitarian Award, as well as the recipient of the 2020 Trailblazer Award from Broward Community and Family Healthcare Centers, Inc.
Primarily Responsible For
- Assisting County Administrator in the general management of County government operations
- Ensuring Commission policies are implemented through oversight of assigned departments and divisions and assist in formation of the County Administrator's recommended annual budget
- Integral member of the Broward County Emergency Management Response Team
- County liaison for Broward County's Supervisor of Elections, Public Defender's Office and State Attorney's Office
- Ongoing project leadership across multiple departments and divisions as assigned
- Cultural Division
- Finance and Administration Department
- Human Services Department
- Intergovernmental Affairs
- Office of Economic and Small Business Development
- Office of Management and Budget
- Office of Public Communications
Professional Standards/Human Rights
- International City/County Management Association
- National Forum for Black Public Administrators
- National Association of Social Workers
- National Board Memeber, Black Administrators in Child Welfare
- Master’s Degree and Clinical Licensure in Social Work
Deputy County Administrator