Les Lee Shell, Chief Administrative Officer

Les Lee Shell, Chief Administrative OfficerLes Lee Shell, Chief Administrative Officer
Les Lee Shell was appointed to Chief Administrative Officer on July 5, 2017 by the Clark County Board of Commissioners.  Prior to her appointment, she served as the Director of the Office of Risk Management from February 2014.  As Chief Administrative Officer, Shell is responsible for the oversight of Administrative Services (including intergovernmental relations, policy & analytical services, town & liaison services, code enforcement, animal control, park police and Laughlin town services), Risk Management, Purchasing, Elections and Information Technology. Shell has more than 24 years of government experience in human resources, employee benefits, collective bargaining, lobbying and management. Prior to joining Clark County in 2001, Shell was the Chief Deputy for the Montana Secretary of State. 

Shell has a bachelor's degree in political science from Carroll College, Helena, Montana, and a master's degree in Public Administration from Montana State University.