The Administration Department is responsible for implementing Board policies and programs, and coordinating efforts through the various District departments. In addition to providing leadership for all departments, Administration encompasses the Executive Office, solid waste, strategic planning, performance measurement, and customer service. The department assists the Board of Directors in the development and formulation of policies, goals and objectives while keeping them informed of important issues.
Scott Carroll, CSDM, ICMA-CM
Education: San Diego State University, B.A. in Public Administration; University of La Verne, Master in Public Administration
Professional Certifications: California Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF), Certified Special District Manager; International City/County Management Association (ICMA), Credentialed Manager
Scott Carroll was appointed by the Board of Directors as General Manager in 2009 and began his employment at CMSD in January 2010. Mr. Carroll is responsible for managing the District's day-to-day operations and activities. His professional career spans twenty-seven years of dedicated service in local government where he has gained experience in areas of strategic planning, finance, public works, personnel, risk management, and emergency preparedness. In 2013, Mr. Carroll was named General Manager of the Year from the California Special Districts Association for demonstrating leadership in good governance and transparency. In 2015, he helped CMSD become the first public agency in Southern California to implement a curbside organics recycling program where food scraps and green waste are recycled into Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) using anaerobic digestion technology. Mr. Carroll is passionate about serving others through servant leadership. He is dedicated to building strong workplace culture based on a clear set of human values and beliefs that include empathy, respect, empowerment, inspiration and caring for others. His experiences creating strong cultures have been featured in magazines, including Public Management and California Special Districts, and he facilitates professional development workshops to senior executives on servant leadership.