Staff & Services
Washington County's Charter provides for a Council-Manager form of government, giving the five-member Board of Commissioners legislative responsibility and designating administrative authority to a Board-appointed professional county administrator. Deputy county administrators represent the Administrative Office, both internally and externally, in leading projects, conducting analysis and serving as liaisons with County departments and programs for purposes of financial and budget management and policy development. A community engagement team supports countywide efforts at public participation. A government relations team manages the County's legislative agenda and inter-governmental relationships at the federal, state, regional and local levels. County interests and initiatives are also advanced through the work of a communications officer and assistant. Finally, direct administrative and clerical support to the Board of Commissioners and Administrative Office are provided by an administrative support team.
County Administrator and Assistants
County Administrator Bob Davis
Assistant County Administrator Don Bohn
Assistant County Administrator Rob Massar
The County Charter directs the Board to appoint a county administrator who shall be responsible to the Board for the continuous administration of the affairs of County government. Don Bohn and Rob Massar assist the county administrator in carrying out these duties.
Deputy County Administrators
Senior Deputy County Administrator Kirby Johnson
Kirby works with the departments and offices within the public safety and justice functional area of county government. This position represents the County Administrative Office, both internally and externally, in leading projects, conducting analysis and serving as a liaison with County departments and programs for purposes of financial and budget management, policy development and contract administration. Kirby also oversees the County's sustainability efforts.
Senior Deputy County Administrator Sia Lindstrom
Sia is the Administrative Office's liaison to the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Assessment and Taxation, OSU Extension and CPO Program as well as the Fair Complex. She represents the County Administrative Office, both internally and externally, in leading projects, conducting analysis and serving as a liaison with County departments and programs for purposes of financial and budget management, policy development and contract administration.
Manager Michael Dahlstrom
Program Coordinator Dan Schauer
Program Specialist Carol Renaud
This team is responsible for coordinating the County's broad community engagement effort, including providing administrative support to the Community Participation Organization (CPO) program.
Government Relations Manager Jonathan Schlueter
Deputy Government Relations Manager Jim McCauley
This team is responsible for performing analysis of legislative issues and advocating for the Washington County government at the municipal, regional, state and federal levels. The team represents, negotiates and advocates for Washington County's legislative agenda and other public policy interests.
Communications Officer Philip Bransford
Public and Government Affairs Assistant Julie McCloud
This team is responsible for leading and coordinating organization-wide communication efforts as guided by Board of Commissioner goals and objectives and as directed by the County Administrator. Media relations and citizen involvement services are also provided by departments for programs and initiatives within their missions and areas of service.
Executive Assistant Angie Aguilar
Senior Administrative Specialist/BCC Board Clerk Barbara Hejtmanek
Management Analyst I/Ana Noyola
Administrative Specialist/Receptionist Janet Wells-Berg
This team is responsible for administrative and clerical support to the Board of Commissioners and County Administrative Office, including meeting notification, agenda publication, minute taking and records archiving.