David Estrella, JD
Director, Integrative Services
Health and Human Services Agency, County of San Diego
San Diego, CA
David Estrella joined the County of San Diego in 2002. He is currently the Director of Integrative Services for Health and Human Services Agency. His office is consists of the Health, Housing and Human Services (H3) Team and the Department of Housing and Community Development. Prior to joining HHSA, David was the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer (DCAO) for the County of San Diego’s Community Services Group. The Community Services Group Executive Office ensures fiscal responsibility and provides management direction for six County departments including: Animal Services, Housing and Community Development, County Library, Registrar of Voters, General Services, and Purchasing and Contracting.
Through these departments, the Community Services Group provides a wide variety of public services to County residents and offers internal support services to County departments. Public services include animal protection, sheltering and adoption; 33 branch libraries; and voter and election services. Internal support services include managing County facilities, major maintenance projects, capital improvements, fleet management, Countywide contracting oversight and procurement, and energy usage management. Prior to becoming a DCAO, David was the Director of the County of San Diego’s Department of Housing and Community Development.
David is a graduate with distinction from San Diego State University. He holds a degree in Mexican-American studies and a law degree from California Western School of Law. Prior to joining the County of San Diego, he worked for LISC AmeriCorps, the Fair Housing Council of San Diego and the Legal Aid Society of San Diego.