Department Visit

Under the Commission’s Strategic Plan, the Commission is scheduled to visit all relevant County departments and meet with the Department Head, within a two-year cycle. This Committee coordinates Commissioner visits to departments.

The intent is to understand departmental operations and priorities, and to assist the department toward realizing enhanced productivity and quality services. All Commissioners should be familiar with the following in anticipation of program participation.

  • Knowledge of the department's mission, organization, and services, as well as the challenges faced by the department
  • Knowledge of the department's initiatives to address those challenges
  • Strategies to help improve quality and productivity


Viggo Butler

Chair: Commissioner Viggo Butler

Members: Commissioners E. Scott Palmer (Vice-Chair), Teresa Dreyfuss, Blaine Meek, Claire Peeps, Jeffrey Penichet and Will Wright

Productivity Managers: Connie Salgado-Sanchez (Health Services) and Cristina Arechiga (Public Works)

 Department Visit Charter