About the Staff
Malcolm joined Bell County in 2019. He graduated from UMHB with a BS in Engineering and worked as a construction inspector for TxDOT for a period after that.
Storm Water Management and Floodplain Administration
Duane Herrera, CFM
Duane joined Bell County in April of 2012 and became a Certified Floodplain Manager July 2015.
Duane is responsible for the county's Stormwater Management Program, floodplain permits and assisting with the roadway condition inventory. In addition, he provides support for the Safety program for the Road and Bridge Department.
Prior to joining Bell County, he served 3 years with the City of Temple as the Storm Water Management Coordinator and with the Texas Department of Transportation for nearly 7 years. While at TxDOT, he worked various construction aspects including the design of roads and bridges, construction inspections, traffic control plans, and stormwater pollution prevention plans.
Duane graduated from Belton High School class of 1999 and obtained an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Drafting and Design Technology from the prestigious Texas State Technical College in 2001. His studies included roadway and bridge design, PS & E processes, construction inspections and stormwater managements. He is a certified stormwater inspector with the National Stormwater Center.
GIS and Mapping
Gary Stermer, Engineering Technician
Gary is responsible for the production and maintenance for GIS maps in the County Engineer's Office. He provides support for the County Engineer and technicians for all public works data.
Gary joined Bell County in 2005. Gary is a graduate of Belton High School.