Staff Directory

The Tulare County Administrative Office staff provides fiscal, policy, and administrative review for the County Administrative Officer; oversee County programs and projects; perform analyses leading to the improvement of County services; prepare and administer the annual budget; and provide direct administrative and clerical support.

Michael C. Spata, County Administrative Officer


Sophia Almanza, Deputy CAO-Budget & Finance


Denise England, Deputy CAO-Government Policy & Programs

Assignments:  Disadvantaged Community Water Study, Grants, Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, Integrated Regional Water Management Groups


John Hess, Deputy CAO - General Services & Capital Projects


Eric Coyne, Deputy CAO - Economic Development, Tourism & Film


Paul Guerrero, Sr. Administrative Analyst