By Violette Roberts, Community Relations & Education Manager
Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District
Brad Poiriez was appointed Executive Director of the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District by the Victorville-based agency’s Governing Board on July 25, 2016. Poiriez is responsible for enforcing the MDAQMD’s rules and regulations, enforcing health and safety provisions and state programs, running the district’s day-to-day operations and supervising the MDAQMD’s 39 employees.
While Poiriez may be new to the MDAQMD, he is no stranger to air quality management, having served as Air Pollution Control Officer for the Imperial County Air Pollution Control District since 2008 and as an employee of the El Centro-based air district for over 22 years. Poiriez received his Bachelor of Science degree in Health Studies from Eastern Illinois University in 1990 and has worked in the environmental field for over 23 years.… Read the full article