The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Director's Office carries out the department's mission and statutory responsibilities by administering, managing, planning and evaluating total agency performance.
The director oversees the development of appropriate policies and procedures throughout all organizational units of the agency and makes sure the structure supports optimum efficiency, consistency, and capability for planning, consultation, and decision making.
The Director’s Office includes the director’s staff, and a centralized legal pool. The Public Policy Director for the agency is housed in the Director's Office and oversees staff working to address issues under the Montana Environmental Policy Act and staff working on Montana Facility Siting Act functions. The Enforcement Program is also organized within the Director's Office.
The Centralized Services Division (CSD) is an extension of the Director’s Office and provides the following agency support services: human resources; information technology; fiscal; safety; emergency management; records management; and operations project management.