The following is a press release issued by the County of Mendocino:
Mendocino County Board of Supervisor’s Chair Ted Williams announced today that the Board of Supervisors has appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer, Darcie Antle as the new Chief Executive Officer. The appointment will be pursuant to a 4-year contract effective July 12, 2022.
Ms. Antle served as Interim Chief Executive Officer for Mendocino County from March 20, 2022, to July 11, 2022. Previously, Ms. Antle served as the Assistant Chief Executive Officer from May 30, 2021, to March 19, 2022, is also currently the Mendocino County Disaster Recovery Finance Director and has created a Fiscal Unit within the Executive Office to support departments and divisions with financial reporting and budgeting.
Mendocino County District 2 Supervisor, Mo Mulheren, stated, “Darcie is broadly supported across our community. She has the experience, dedication, and leadership skills to help build strong relationships internally and with our partnering agencies.”
Mendocino County District 3 Supervisor, John Haschak, stated, “Ms. Antle is a financial expert, open communicator, and dedicated to making Mendocino County a better place for all of us. She works well with people, is widely respected, and has the best interests of our County at heart.”
Mendocino Board of Supervisors Chair, Ted Williams, stated, “Darcie loves Mendocino County and has demonstrated her dedication during challenging times. I’m thankful for her partnership and eagerness to rethink county operations. She’s the right fit for chief executive today.”
Ms. Antle stated regarding her appointment, “I have lived in Mendocino County for over 30 years. During these years I have gathered experiences and knowledge that will serve me well in my effort to make Mendocino County a better place for all county residents regardless of socio-economic status. My experience in education, health care, county finances and communications will allow me to serve Mendocino well as the Chief Executive Officer. This is possible only through the direction of our Board of Supervisors and with the help of all departments and divisions working together. I pledge to always be open in communication, always dedicate my best efforts, and always put Mendocino County’s welfare first. Mendocino County is my home.”