2010 to Present
Sarah Plinsky has served as the Assistant County Administrator for Douglas County since December of 2010. Sarah leads the Administrative Services Department, which includes financial management, budget, human resources, risk management, worker’s compensation and purchasing functions for the organization.
Previously, Sarah was the Assistant to the County Manager in Johnson County, Kansas. In Johnson County, she also served as the Interim Assistant County Manager for the Community Services Team and as Interim Director of Public Health.
Sarah is on the Advisory Board for Leadership Lawrence and is co-chair of the Local Government Day. She is a graduate of Leadership ICMA (International City and County Management Association) and the Senior Executive Institute at the University of Virginia. Sarah holds a B.A. in Political Science and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Kansas.