Wayne Applebee

Wayne Applebee

Director of Homeless Services

WAYNE APPLEBEE was appointed as Director of Homeless Services for Sarasota County in October 2013 and Human Services Manager in April 2015.  As Director of Homeless Services, he is assigned to oversee and coordinate the implementation the County Commissioners priorities related to Homelessness.  As Human Services Manager, he oversees the County’s investment in human service systems as Veterans, Aging, Criminal Justice, Child Welfare, Substance Abuse and Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, etc.  Prior to 2013, Applebee served 7 years as Sarasota County’s Criminal Justice and Human Services Policy Coordinator. His other experience includes Correctional Administrator/CEO of a regional jail; Chief Deputy of a Sheriff’s Office; and a Parks and Recreation Director. Applebee has a degree in Public Management from the University of Maine, and is a graduate of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. Wayne has two adult sons and one daughter.

Mr. Wayne Applebee | Director of Homeless Services | Sarasota County
Sarasota, Florida | (941) 861-2577 |wapplebee@scgov.net