The Board of Supervisors acknowledge the appointment of Douglas Sloan, today, as Director of Waste Management and Recycling. Sloan has been the Interim Director since March 2017 with the retirement of the previous Director.
Deputy County Executive, Michael Penrose, said, “Mr. Sloan is highly qualified for this position and Sacramento County is fortunate to have him within its ranks to serve as the Director of Waste Management and Recycling. Along with his extensive experience, he demonstrated excellent skills in managing and directing the department while Interim Director.”
Douglas Sloan has a total of 29 years of experience in solid waste collection, transfer and disposal operations, and the last seven of those years, he has worked for the Department of Waste Management and Recycling. Mr. Sloan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from California State University, Fresno, and Master of Business Administration from Golden Gate University, San Francisco.
While addressing the Board of Supervisors, Mr. Sloan said, “This is an exciting time for the department as we implement sustainability processes and plan for changing organics requirements. I feel I have the best staff in California and industry experts to effectively handle waste management and recycling in our County.”
Mr. Sloan also said he is very humbled to be appointed as Director for the Department of Waste Management and Recycling and looks forward to leading the priorities of the department for employee development, environmental stewardship, continued excellence in customer service and comprehensive safety programs that dovetail with all its operations.
The appointment of Douglas Sloan as Sacramento County Department of Waste Management and Recycling Director will be effective on August 9, 2017.