Brian Starford

Regulation Production Assistant Director

As the assistant director of Resource Regulation, Brian Starford is responsible for the division’s production. This includes establishing performance metrics for Resource Regulation’s critical functions and monitoring those functions to ensure that established performance expectations are met. Starford also assists the director with the administration of the division’s permitting and compliance operations.

Starford began his career at the District in 1987 as a water resource technician 3. Prior to becoming assistant director, he also held the positions of hydrologist 1, 2 and 3, water use permitting supervisor, water use regulation manager and the director of the Bartow Regulation Department.

Starford is a licensed professional geologist and holds a bachelor’s degree in geology from the University of South Florida.