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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy & Complaint Procedure

The County of Sonoma has been, is, and will continue to be, committed to the principle that equal employment opportunity in the public service of the County must be afforded to all persons in accordance with federal and state laws and County ordinances.

Table of Contents

Section I: Purpose

Section II: Scope

Section III: Policy

  • Nondiscrimination Policy
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
  • Unlawful Harassment, including Sexual Harassment Policy
  • Retaliation Policy
  • Prohibited Conduct

Section IV: Definitions

  • Specific Definition of Sexual Harassment
  • Other Forms of Harassment
  • Retaliation

Section V: Complaints

Section VI: Complaint Procedure

  • Initial Informal Pre-Complaint Counseling
  • Formal Complaint of Employment Discrimination, Harassment, and/or Retaliation
  • Right of Representation
  • Appeal of Recommend Corrective Actions
  • Consolidation of Disciplinary Appeals to the CSC and Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Complaints

Section VII: Administration

Contact Information

Victoria Willard

Melissa Gilpin


Human Resources Department

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact us by Phone
575 Administration Drive
Room 116 B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.465237, -122.725363

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