Allen Mitchell, has served as the Director of Community Development Department for DeKalb County since January 2016 and the Interim Director for the Human Services up until October 2017. Prior to his promotion to this position, he served as the Assistant Director for DeKalb’s Human and Community Development for over ten years. He joined DeKalb County in 2005.
Patrick L. Bailey is the director of the Medical Examiner's Office for DeKalb County. In this position, Mr. Bailey oversees all departmental operations/divisions, including: the forensic death investigation division, forensic services division, and the forensic laboratory division.
Interim Police Chief - Joseph "Jack" Lumpkin
Rick Lemke is the public works director for DeKalb County, where he oversees and directs the Fleet Maintenance, Roads and Drainage, Sanitation and Transportation departments.
Cathryn Horner, Chief Procurement Officer,
Directs and oversees the department’s daily operations by providing faster, smarter and better services to assist other County departments in their day-to-day operations and provided services to the citizens of DeKalb County.
Peggy Vonsherie Allen, the associate director of Roads and Drainage, earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the University of Alabama.
David Pelton is the Transportation director.
As the interim director of Watershed Management for DeKalb County, Reginald Wells serves as a member of the county’s CEO’s senior leadership team who is responsible for county’s water and wastewater operations producing potable water; treatment and disposal of wastewater including an estimated 5,000 miles of water distribution and sanitary sewer collection piping, the Scott Candler Water Filter Plant and associated water storage