August 11, 2017: Douglas Sloan was appointed as the Director of the Department of Waste Management and Recycling for Sacramento Councy, Calif., on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. Sloan was the office’s Acting Director since March, 2017, when his predecessor retired. Sloan has worked in the fields of solid waste collection, transfer and disposal for twenty-nine years. For the last seven years, he has worked for the Sacramento County Department of Waste Management and Recycling. Sloan received his master of business administration degree from Golden Gate University, San Francisco.