Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service Commission oversees the County personnel system and hears appeals of discipline, lay-off, examination, classification and discrimination.


Board of Supervisors: Ordinance 305-A, General Election 11/07/50 Section 31100-31113, State Government Code Ordinance 353 - Ord. amending Ord 305-A Resolution 91-1651; 10/01/91 Resolution 98-1542; 12/8/98


To administer the Civil Service Ordinance.

Membership Term

Four years, or until new appointment is made after term expires.

Contact Information

Marissa Georges, Human Resources, 707-565-6195 or

Membership Composition

Five members, one appointed by each District Supervisor.
5 Members
RepresentingMember NameAppointmentTerm Expires
First DistrictMark WalshSumm Act #22, 7/12/20166/30/2020
Second DistrictAnthony WithingtonSumm Act #12, 4/12/20164/12/2020
Third DistrictTricia GwillimSumm Act #18, 4/19/20164/19/2020
Fourth DistrictPatricia SaboReappointed9/30/2022
Fifth DistrictJohn HadzessSumm Act #31, 4/30/20193/17/2021

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Contact Information

Marissa Georges
Executive Secretary
Civil Service Commission
Human Resources Department
County of Sonoma
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sonoma County Administration Building
575 Administration Drive
Suite 116B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.464975, -122.725632

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