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Kings County's Next County Administrative Officer

Rebecca Campbell, Assistant CAO will become Kings County's 4th CAO

Post Date:11/20/2017

Press Release 

Ms. Rebecca Campbell has worked for the County of Kings since 2005. She served as Assistant CAO prior to this appointment. In her prior role as Assistant CAO, Ms. Campbell was responsible for day-to-day operations of the Administrative Office, long range planning, and implementing policies of the Board of Supervisors. Ms. Campbell has worked in the Administrative Office since 2007, and was instrumental in the County directly receiving $74 Million in Federal and State grant funds for various County public safety and healthcare related programs.
Prior to working for the County of Kings, Ms. Campbell served ten years in the United States Navy as an Electronics Technician, and while stationed in Keflavik, Iceland, she led the building and relocation of a North Atlantic communications facility. She also served as a Career Counselor to assist sailors with their career paths. Ms. Campbell has a Master’s degree in Business Administration.
Ms. Campbell will replace Larry Spikes, who has served as the County Administrative Officer since 1993. Ms. Campbell commented, “It has been a privilege to serve the County and to mentor under Mr. Spikes.” She also stated, “I am deeply honored to be appointed as the next County Administrative Officer. Kings County will continue to grow, and with that comes opportunities and challenges. I look forward to working with leadership, staff, and the community to make decisions on how the County will look ten to 20 years from now.”
As CAO, Ms. Campbell will oversee an annual budget of $330 million and a staff of 1,550. Ms. Campbell will start on January 1, 2018. She will be the fourth CAO in Kings County’s history.
For more information, please contact Rebecca Campbell, Assistant County Administrative Officer, at (559) 852-2379.
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