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Legislative Reference

07-11-72 Resolution No. 72-274 established Affirmative Action Plan

01-02-79 Resolution No. 79-12 amended Affirmative Action Plan;

03-17-81 Resolution No. 81-133 amended Resolution 72-274;

03-18-86 Resolution No. 86-138 amended Resolution No. 72-274;

07-14-98 Resolution 98-344 Renamed to Equal Opportunity Advisory Commission and Bylaws;  

12-10-02 Ordinance 04165 amended Chapters 2.19 and Sections 2.12.040, 2.19.010, 2.19.020, and 2.80.010 of Title 2 of Monterey County code;

11-07-06 Bylaws amended.       

03-25-08 Bylaws amended

04-13-10 Bylaws amended

 

Membership:

 Total not to exceed 16 representatives including;

One from each Supervisor’s District (5 total), at least three Supervisor's appointees should be from a minority group and one disabled person

Two from the Department Head’s Council;

Two  from the County Employee’s Association  (SEIU - Local 521);

One from the Deputy Sheriff’s Association;

Up to five representatives from various community based organizations which actively advocate for civil rights and/or represent the interests and concerns of

ethnic/racial minority groups, the disabled, and the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community of the County;

One member of the “Commission on the Status of Women”.

 

Terms

 Each appointee serves a 3-year term, expiring on December 31st, except the Supervisor’s District appointees which serve concurrent with the 

 Supervisor’s term or at the Pleasure of the Board.  There is a six-year maximum consecutive term of membership.

 

Qualifications & Functions

Review the Equal Opportunity Plan for County of Monterey (Plan), adopted by the Board of Supervisors on January 29, 2013.. The Equal Opportunity Advisory Commission shall advise and make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on matters relating to equal opportunity as part of the Monterey Plan. Recommend goals and timetables regarding The Monterey Plan for departments and the County. Review annually and make recommendations on the progress of departmental plans in furtherance of the Monterey Plan’s goals for equal opportunity.

 

Meeting Date, Time and Place

The meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Board of Supervisors' Chambers (168 W. Alisal Street, First Floor, Salinas, CA)

 Staff Contact:  Rocio Quezada, Equal Opportunity Office: 759-6612

DISTRICT

NAME

APPOINTED

EXPIRES

1

Supervisor Alejo

Vacant

10-15-13 Pleasure of the Board

2

Supervisor Phillips

                                                                    

     Vacant

 

06-24-14 Pleasure of the Board

3

Supervisor Salinas

 

Maria A. Castillo 09-15-15

Pleasure of the Board

4

Supervisor Parker

 

Billy DeBerry

 

08-16-05

 

Pleasure of the Board

 

5

Supervisor Adams

 

Kay Kirkland

02-10-09

Pleasure of the Board

 

Supervisor Appointments

Full Board

Supervisor Alejo 01-10-17 12-31-17

Full Board

Supervisor Salinas 01-10-17 12-31-17

Department Heads Council:

 

 

Full Board

 

Elliott Robinson

Director Social Services

01-10-17

12-31-19

Full Board

Eric Lauritzen

Agricultural Commissioner

02-10-15 12-31-17

 

County Employees Association - Local 521

 

Full Board

Harry Gamotan

03-07-17 12-31-19
Full Board Patricia Butcher 03-07-17 12-31-19

 

Deputy Sheriff’s Association:

 

Full Board

Vacant

 

12-31-16

 

 Commission on the Status of Women:

 

Full Board

Aranyani Azevedo

01-26-16

12-31-18

 

Representing Community Groups

Organizations which actively advocate for civil rights and/or represent the interests and concerns of

ethnic/racial minority groups, the disabled, and the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community of the County

 

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community

Full Board

Justin Matthews 03-01-16 12-31-18

 

League of United Latin American Citizens (L.U.L.A.C.):

 

Full Board

Vacant    

 

National Association for Advancement of Colored People (N.A.A.C.P.):

 

 

Full Board

 

Andrea Monroe

 

01-10-17

 

12-31-19

 

 

United Veterans Council

 

    

Full Board

 

James Bogan

 

01-10-17

 

12-31-19

 

 

 

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