Administration

About

  • Prepares the annual Rock County Budget for submission to the County Board. 
      
  • The County Administrator appoints and supervises all non-elected department heads. 
      
  • Provides answers to general questions.

 
County Administrator - Josh Smith

Josh Smith was appointed Rock County Administrator in June 2014.  Prior to becoming County Administrator, Josh served as Assistant to the Rock County Administrator, in nonpartisan positions for the Wisconsin Legislature, and at UW System Administration.

Josh received his Masters Degree in Public Policy from American University in Washington, DC, and his Bachelors Degree in Communications from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.

 
Past County Administrators

  • Joshua M. Smith
        August 2, 2014 - Present
     
  • Craig G. Knutson
        February 18, 1984 - August 1, 2014
     
  • Charles B. Hetrick
        January 2, 1980 - February 17, 1984
     
  • Nikolaus Korndorf (Acting County Administrator) 
        April 27, 1979 - January 1, 1980
     
  • Kenyon C. Kies
        September 16, 1975 - April 27, 1979
     
  • Larry J. Brown
        September 1, 1973 - September 15, 1975
 

Contact Information

Rock County Courthouse
51 South Main Street
Janesville, WI  53545

Phone:       (608) 757-5510
Fax:           (608) 757-5511

Monday - Friday Hours:  
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

County Administrator
Josh Smith

Rock County, State of Wisconsin
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