Establishing our leadership team

Executive, Weekly Post
Having completed a thorough review of the County's management structure and personnel, I am pleased to announce our management team and a refined structure that will be more efficient, productive and accountable. Brian Ziegler has chosen to retire after many years of service to Pierce County. In light of this, Planning and Land Services will be combined with Public Works to form Planning and Public Works. Dennis Hanberg will be the director.  Information Technology will merge into Budget and Finance. Gary Robinson will be the director of that group, now known as the Finance department. The group also includes Risk Management. As a result, Linda Gerull is leaving the County and a search for a risk manager is underway following the retirement of Mark Maenhout.  Tony Tipton will be a…
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Learning and listening at Pierce County

Weekly Post
Welcome to my new blog!  With a new year and a new role in public service comes a new way to stay in touch. I am heading into my third week as County Executive and I’m more excited than ever to lead a fantastic group of employees as we serve our residents. My focus the last two weeks has been on learning as much as possible about County operations.  The breadth of the services we provide to our communities – not to mention the sheer size of the County in miles – is impressive.  I’m getting out to work groups and trying to meet as many County employees as possible.  It may take a while but I’m committed to hearing what’s working and learning ways to more efficiently and effectively…
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