Environmental Services


736 F Street
Arcata, CA 95521



Link: Environmental Services Page

Contact the department using our online form.

Name Title Email Phone
Sinkhorn, Emily Director of Environmental Services 707-822-8184
Kang, Brian GIS Coordinator 707-822-8184
Waters, Bella Administrative Specialist 707-822-8184

Community Services 

Name Title Email Phone
Benvie, Emily Deputy Director - Community Services 707-822-8184
Sefcik, Morguine Environmental Programs Manager  
Avila, Art Senior Maintenance Worker - Parks    
Barker, Cole Maintenance Worker - Natural Resources    
Caraves, Azael Maintenance Worker - Parks    
Crandell, Wesley Maintenance Crew Leader - Parks/Facilities    
Damonte, Darius Maintenance Crew Leader - Natural Resources    
Matty, Eric Maintenance Worker - Parks    
McDowall, Michael Natural Resources Technician  
Nogueira, Javier Construction Specialist - Parks/Facilities    
Plocher, Russell Maintenance Worker - Parks    
Rice, Mike Parks, Facilities and Natural Resources Supervisor 707-825-2202
Rist, Tom Senior Maintenance Worker - Facilities    
Russo, Oded Senior Maintenance Worker - Parks/Facilities    
Stairs, Greg Maintenance Worker - Facilities    

Recreation Division 

736 F Street
Arcata, CA 95521



Link: Recreation Division

Name Title Email Phone
Benvie, Emily Deputy Director - Community Services 707-822-8184
Rostad, Alecia Recreation Administrative Assistant 707-822-7091
Groom, Cullen Recreation Supervisor 707-825-2202
Schmidt, Heather Recreation Supervisor 707-825-2201
Stevens, Heather Leigh Recreation Supervisor 707-825-2150

Name Title Email Phone
Clinton, Mike Deputy Director - Streets-Utilities 707-825-2166
Anderson, Robert Water/Wastewater Plant Operator I    
Baggett, Connor Water Meter Technician    
Boyse, Jenna Administrative Assistant - Utilities 707-825-2167
Bubenik, Corbyn Streets Crew Leader    
Carr, Brian Water/Wastewater Mechanic I   707-825-2157
Couch, Dave Plant Operations Supervisor 707-825-2157
Crandall, Chad Senior Maintenance Worker - Streets/Utilities    
Euan-Estrada, Jose Collection System Operator II    
Greene, Drew Maintenance Crew Leader - Utilities    
Grossman, Mark Senior Construction Specialist    
Gunn, Matt Equipment Operator - Utilities    
Hassler, Jed Maintenance Worker - Streets/Utilities    
Hemmingsen, Brian Traffic Control Technician    
Hernandez, Rachel Wastewater Operations & Compliance Officer 707-825-2148
Lackey, Scott Streets/Fleet Supervisor   707-825-2180
Magnuson, Seth Utilities Supervisor  
Meadows, Chad Water/Wastewater Plant Operator II   707-825-2157
George, Jack Equipment Operator - Streets    
Purcell, Nick Lead Mechanic    
Reed, Lori Administrative Assistant - Streets/Utilities 707-825-2129
Scott, Chad Water/Wastewater Plant Operator II   707-825-2157
Shelton, John Lead Water/Wastewater Mechanic   707-825-2157
Sinnot, Scott Environmental Compliance Technician 707-822-2140
Smith, Kevin SCADA Systems Manager 707-825-2212
Wissing, Christopher Mechanic    
Yarbrough, Ted Lead Collection Systems Operator