Kathryn Garcia will take over the Sanitation Department when John Doherty leaves at the end of March.
Doherty faced record snow and criticism over the city's response.
Residents of the borough criticized Bill de Blasio for poor snow removal.
The Mayor's office sent out SCOUT teams to monitor snow conditions in the city on Wednesday.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg continued to come under fire Wednesday for the city's sluggish response to Sunday's blizzard.
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