SAN JOSE, CA - Dave Snow has accepted the position of Deputy Director, Facilities and Fleet Department for Santa Clara County. In addition, Dennis Brooks has accepted the position of Fleet Manager, Facilities and Fleet Department.

Dave Snow joined Santa Clara County in 2004 as its fleet manager. He successfully consolidated fleet operations, established the County’s fleet replacement plan, and implemented the Board’s Comprehensive Vehicle Policy. Snow also achieved high level certification in National Incident Management System and State Emergency Management System and made significant contributions to the County’s emergency logistics planning and preparedness. 

Snow’s background includes 12 years at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, where the company recognized him for customer service and profitability. He has a B.S. in Business Administration from University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif. The County said Snow is active in NAFA and the Society of Human Resource Managers.

Brooks has more than 30 years of fleet maintenance and management experience. He has more than 11 years of maintenance and supervisory experience at the County. He helped design and begin operations for the County’s new consolidated fleet maintenance facility. He also incorporated environmentally friendly practices into operations, which includes discontinuing lead wheel weights, using recycled lubricants, and waste diversion. The County said that under his leadership, fleet management achieved Automotive Service Excellence Repair Facility certification. Dave Snow stated in a letter announcing Brooks' promotion that he is committed to customer service, and that his knowledge and skills are an asset to the County.

Brooks began his career as a shop owner in San Jose. He became the Fleet Services Manager for San Jose Unified School District, then the Director of Transportation for Redwood City School District, and most recently was the Fleet Operations Manager for Santa Clara County.

By Greg Basich