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    Chuck Huckelberry


    CHUCK HUCKELBERRY, COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

    Martin Willett, Chief Deputy County Administrator
    Hank Atha, Deputy County Administrator
    John Bernal, Deputy County Administrator
    Jan Lesher, Deputy County Administrator





    The County Administrator is responsible for:

    • Carrying out the policies and goals established by the Board of Supervisors;
    • Providing information and technical assistance to the Board of Supervisors;
    • Administering and overseeing all non-elected official departmental operations; and
    • Providing management, coordination and communication on legislative issues and intergovernmental needs.

    Mr. Huckelberry is a native Tucsonan. He graduated from Flowing Wells High School and earned a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering, as well as a Master of Science in Civil Engineering, from The University of Arizona. He is a Registered Professional Engineer and Registered Land Surveyor in the State of Arizona.

    Mr. Huckelberry began his career with Pima County in 1974 as a Field Engineer in the Department of Transportation. He became the Director of the Department of Transportation and Flood Control District in 1979 and held that position until 1986. He served as the Assistant County Manager for Public Works from 1986 to 1993; and since 1993, he has held the position of County Administrator.

    As County Administrator, Mr. Huckelberry manages a nearly $1.3 billion budget and a staff of more than 7,300 employees under the direction of the Pima County Board of Supervisors.

    He has received numerous professional awards and recognition, including:

    •  Distinguished Alumni Award from The University of Arizona’s Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics;
    • Engineer of the Year for the State of Arizona, awarded by the Arizona Society of Professional Engineers;
    • Public Official of the Year from the Arizona Parks and Recreation Association;
    • Public Servant of the Year awarded by the Tucson Mountains Association;
    • Sonoran Desert Conservation Award from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

    He has also guided the County to numerous national awards in public works, disaster assistance and recovery, and environmental conservation.

    Mr. Huckelberry is the primary author of the nationally recognized Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan, which received the National Outstanding Plan award from the American Planning Association.

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    Pima County Governmental Center

    130 W. Congress St., 10th Fl
    Tucson, AZ 85701

    (520) 724-8661


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