EDITOR: How did a lowly staffer in the CAO’s office all of a sudden become the acting director of Health and Human Services overnight? No press announcement?
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Who is Don Ashton? According to his online resume, he is a ghost before showing up to El Dorado County to work in the Sheriff’s Office as a fiscal analyst a couple of years ago. Is he another one of the CAO’s inexperienced pawns? How does a degree in Environmental Health qualify him to oversee the county Health and Human Services Department?