City of Houston

Carol Ellinger Haddock Will Be First Woman To Lead Houston’s Department Of Public Works

She has over 12 years of experience with the City and has been the department’s interim director since July of 2017

Carol Ellinger Haddock has been chosen to be the director of the City of Houston’s Department of Public Works and Engineering.

Mayor Sylvester Turner has appointed Carol Ellinger Haddock as director of the Department of Public Works and Engineering and she is the first woman to hold that position with the City of Houston.

Turner notified the appointment to the members of the City Council on Wednesday.

Ellinger Haddock has over 12 years of experience with the City of Houston and has been serving as interim director of the Department of Public Works and Engineering since July 12th 2017. 

Before joining the department, Ellinger Haddock worked for the Harris County Flood Control District where she led efforts to implement Project Brays.

The City Council will officially confirm Ellinger Haddock’s appointment on January 10th.

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