Reginald K. Duren, Assistant County Administrator, oversees Community Services, Office of Equal Opportunity, Fire Rescue, Human Resources, Medical Examiner’s Office, Purchasing, and Risk Management. He also serves as the Florida Department of Health Palm Beach County liaison. Mr. Duren joined Palm Beach County government in 2019 as the Fire Rescue Administrator, responsible for more than 1,600 employees and a budget in excess of $450 million. Prior to joining Palm Beach County, Mr. Duren served as the Fire Chief and Emergency Manager for the City of Riviera Beach. In addition, Mr. Duren served previously as the Deputy Chief of Administration with the City of Miami Fire Rescue Department, responsible for Budget, Information and Technology, Personnel, Procurement, and Communications.
Isamí C. Ayala-Collazo, Assistant County Administrator, Following a national search to identify a suitable candidate, Isamí joined the County in 2019 as Deputy Director for the County’s Facilities Development & Operations (FDO) department. FDO is the department within the County’s organizational structure that provides the services required to keep all other departments and constitutional offices in operation, thereby assisting them to achieve their mission. The department ensures that the County’s buildings systems, fleet, radio, security and other key functions operate correctly. It also manages capital improvement projects for general government and the constitutional officers. In December 2020, following the retirement of the then director, Isamí was appointed as FDO Director and in December 2023, promoted to Assistant County Administrator. Isamí is a professional engineer, an attorney and a doctor in public administration. Prior to joining the County in 2019, she served as the Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer for the Department of General Services in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Tammy Fields, Assistant County Administrator, joined the county in 1989 as an attorney with the County Attorney’s Office. She subsequently was appointed as the first director of the Youth Services Department in 2015. Ms. Fields was appointed to County Administration in 2023. She oversees Community Services, Housing and Economic Development, Parks and Recreation, and Youth Services. She also serves as liaison with the Business Development Board, Career Source, Housing Finance Authority and the Westgate/Belvedere Homes Community Redevelopment Agency. In addition, she serves on the Early Learning Coalition Board of Directors and the Circuit 15 Community Alliance as representative for the county.