Chief Executive Officer

The Board of County Commissioners appoints the Chief Executive Officer, CEO, who is the administrative head of the county government. The CEO serves as a dynamic and effective ambassador for the mission, goals and values of the Board of County Commissioners both within County Government and throughout the community. 

The Chief Executive Officer actively oversees development and implementation of policies and programs ensuring their consistency with the County's core values and the delivery of superior customer service. The CEO provides department heads, direct reports and all staff with support to address issues, needs, and problems. 

Scott Simmons, Chief Executive Officer, serves as the CEO for Spokane County.