Carpenter Retires, Stark is New County CEO

Kim Carpenter - Mike Stark (Courtesy: San Juan County)

Mike Stark currently serves as County Operations Officer and has for the last eight years under CEO Kim Carpenter. Carpenter has announced his retirement effective December 31, 2018.

From San Juan County:

Tuesday at the San Juan County Commission meeting, San Juan County Commissioners voted to hire Mike Stark as County Executive Officer.

 

Mike Stark currently serves as County Operations Officer and has for the last eight years under CEO Kim Carpenter. Carpenter has announced his retirement effective December 31, 2018.

 

Stark has worked for San Juan County for 12 years, under three CEOs. Prior to San Juan County, Stark worked in the private sector and, with his wife, owned a retail/wholesale business for 10 years.

 

“I look forward to serving the Commission and citizens of San Juan County in this new role,“ said Stark. “I’m really excited about continuing to work with the great team of elected officials, department heads, and all employees who work every day to achieve our mission statement of ‘Building a Stronger Community.’”

 

Stark will begin as CEO on January 1, 2019.

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