Darcy Bybee

Darcy Bybee became director of the Air Pollution Control Program in February 2018. She oversees approximately 100 full-time staff members whose duties range from permit writing and rulemaking to evaluating emissions and helping stakeholders comply with their permits. Darcy joined the air program in 2005 and acquired first-hand knowledge of many facets. She first worked as an environmental specialist focusing on asbestos, vapor recovery and inspection and maintenance issues. She then became chief of the program’s Compliance Unit and later, chief of the program’s Compliance and Enforcement Section. Before becoming program director, Bybee was chief of the program’s Air Quality Planning Section. Darcy holds a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Missouri-Columbia.