Deschutes County, Oregon has hired Peter Gutowsky to serve as its new Community Development Department Director. Peter will replace Nick Lelack, who was became County Administrator earlier this year. Gutowsky holds a master’s degree in Community and Regional Planning from the University of New Mexico and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). Gutowsky, was most recently the county’s Planning Manager.