Bill York, Executive Vice President, 2-1-1 San Diego

Bill York, Executive Vice President, 2-1-1 San Diego

As the Executive Vice President of 2-1-1 San Diego, Bill York joined 2-1-1 in 2007 and is committed to improving access to services especially for the active duty military, Veteran, and their families. In 2011, he worked with the County of San Diego, Mental Health Systems, Veterans Village, and the San Diego Veterans Coalition to launch Courage to Call, the first program sustainably funded by the County of San Diego through Mental Health Service Act funding. The current co-chair of the Governing Council for the Military Transition Support Project that oversees Zero8Hundred, a transition program for our military and Veteran community, Bill also served as the Chair of the San Diego Veterans Coalition, building a 140-member group to enhance the support of Veteran community, and remains a dedicated member of the board. Most recently, he is the region’s lead in launching SD United and Vets’ Community Connections. He has been appointed to serve on the Truman National Security Project Advisory Board, is a board member of Full Access to Coordinated Transportation (FACT), and Operation Engage America. In 2015, Bill was recognized as the San Diego Veteran of the Year by California State Assemblymember Toni Atkins.