(PLACERVILLE, CA) – The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors appointed Greg Stanton as Director of
Environmental Management, effective immediately.
“Greg brings to this new position more than 14 years with El Dorado County in the area of environmental
management and more than 17 years in the public sector,” said Chief Administrator, Don Ashton. “His
exceptional leadership skills and deep commitment to the County will help enhance the public health, safety and
environment for all residents. We are very fortunate to have his expertise to help guide this County through
environmental management issues.”
Recently the County reorganized what is now Community Development Services to include directors of three
primary departments, of which Environmental Management is one. Stanton previously was Interim Director
during the restructuring and while an open recruitment for the Director position was conducted.
Stanton has held positions within the County as Solid Waste Supervisor, Environmental Health Manager,
Deputy Director of the Environmental Management division, and Division Director of Environmental Health.
He is a registered Environmental Health Specialist with the State.
In addition to his work in the public sector, Stanton has more than 22 years in the private sector in fields directly
related to environmental management programs, such as food safety and food facility operations, potable water,
recreational water safety and wastewater treatment plant operations.
“I’m delighted to continue the path I’ve been on with the County for so many years,” said Stanton. “I’m grateful
for the opportunity to keep doing what I’m passionate about in the hopes of making a positive difference for the
residents of El Dorado County.”
Stanton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from San Diego State University.
Providing safe, healthy and vibrant communities; respecting our natural resources and historical heritage