Pinellas Names Assistant County Administrator
Lourdes Benedict replaces former Assistant County Administrator John Bennett, whose last day was Nov. 30.
PINELLAS COUNTY – Lourdes Benedict, the director of the Pinellas County Human Services Department, has been promoted to assistant county administrator effective today (Dec. 6).
Benedict will oversee departments responsible for ensuring public health, safety and welfare, to include Animal Services, Emergency Management, Human Services, Marketing and Communications, and Safety and Emergency Services.
Benedict has served as director of Human Services since joining the county in January of 2015. She previously worked with the Florida Department of Children and Families for 28 years.
“I am excited to continue serving with Pinellas County in this new capacity,” Benedict said. “I look forward to maintaining our strong community partnerships with a focus on the health, safety and welfare of our residents and visitors.”
Benedict replaces former Assistant County Administrator John Bennett, whose last day with Pinellas County was Nov. 30.
For information about Pinellas County, go to pinellascounty.org.
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