Spencer Conover assumed the role of Assistant Director for Pasco County Animal Services in April of 2018. Spencer oversees an organization operating animal control for all seven (7) local municipalities and all unincorporated areas of Pasco County. His animal control team consists of a Field Services Supervisor, Field Training Officer, Rabies Control Officer, Humane Cruelty Investigator and six (6) animal control officers for 747 square miles and over 525,000 citizens. Spencer is a certified animal control officer and certified humane euthanasia technician in the states of Florida, Colorado and Utah.
Prior to working for Pasco County Animal Services, Spencer served as a regional adoption center supervisor with Best Friends Animal Society (Salt Lake City, UT), A Customer Care Manager with the Dumb Friends League (Denver, CO) and as the Director of Operations with the Humane Society of Utah (Murray, UT). Spencer graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication from the University of Florida and worked in sports journalism for 7+ years. Spencer is a certified green belt in Lean Six Sigma process improvement and has received leadership training certification from Best Friends Animal Society, Pasco County and Strategic Government Resources. Spencer also proctors ‘Enneagram Personality Typing’ training for Pasco County and is pursuing a Master’s of Interdisciplinary Studies in Contemporary Animal Services Leadership from Southern Utah University.