Marc Peoples has been named as the county’s new deputy director of Human Services for St. Louis County. A St. Louis native, Peoples brings with him 23 years of experience in the government sector.
Prior to joining the Department of Human Services, Peoples was the systems improvement program administrator at the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission. While in Arizona, Peoples also worked for the department of economic security, division of aging and adult services, and served as the community services program administrator.
Additionally, Peoples worked for the Missouri Department of Public Safety and served as the director of the Crime Victim Services Unit. He has also served as an adjunct criminal justice instructor for Lincoln University of Missouri.
Human Services is the social services arm of St. Louis County government, overseeing programs for those who are unhoused, veterans, older adults and youth. The department manages workforce development programs and the Weinman Shelter, a domestic violence program for women and their children.