Office of the Director


The Department of the Environment (DoE) works for a healthy, beautiful, and sustainable county through programs that provide clean water, flood control, recycling and waste management, litter prevention, sustainable animal management, and pet adoption in partnership with residents and other stakeholders.

Core Services

  • Collects, processes, and diverts waste from the county-operated Landfill, commercial facilities, and households
  • Facilitates pet adoptions, manages an animal holding facility, issues licenses, investigates cruelty complaints, and conducts humane outreach and education events
  • Prevents buildings and structures from flooding
  • Provides clean water services
  • Provides sustainability services to reduce greenhouse gas and emissions

Office of the Director Staff

Andrea Crooms, Director
Michelle Russell, Deputy Director
Adriana Caldarelli, Deputy Director
Rodney Taylor, Special Assistant to the Director
Shirley Posten, Executive Assistant