Sam Mullins was appointed Chief of the Division of Livestock Environmental Permitting in June 2019. In this capacity, he administers the division’s day-to-day operations, provides technical assistance to Ohio’s concentrated animal feeding facilities, and acts as a liaison between ODA and Ohio’s livestock, agriculture, and environmental groups.
He previously served as an agriculture environment inspector with the division, starting in April 2015, until he was promoted to a natural resources engineer in September 2017.
Mullins, an Ohio licensed professional engineer, graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Agricultural Engineering in 2011. He resides in Licking County with his wife, Alexandra, and their two sons, Weston and Elliott.