El Centro, California - Yesterday, during the Imperial County Board of Supervisors meeting in Westmorland, the Imperial County Department of Public Works Director, William Brunet, announced the appointment of Lucio Martinez as the new Deputy Director of Public Works for Field Operations.  Mr. Martinez was promoted last week on July 6, 2016.

Mr. Martinez is an Imperial County native who graduated from Calexico High School and received an Associate’s Degree in Business Management from Imperial Valley College.  He is a veteran of the United States Navy in which he served in from 1975 to 1979.  Mr. Martinez has worked for the County of Imperial for more than 28 years, when he began his career with the Department of Public Works in January 1988 as an Equipment Operator I.  Since Mr. Martinez first started with the County, he has served in several positions including Equipment Operator II, Field Operations Crew Leader, Assistant District Road Superintendent, District Road Superintendent and Regional Road Superintendent, leading to the position he now holds.

About his new position, Mr. Martinez stated, “I am very grateful for the opportunity and will do my best to serve the citizens of the Imperial Valley.”