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 WalshReappointment; Summ Act #8, 6/30/20206/30/2022
Second DistrictAnthony WithingtonReappointment; Summ Act #22, 4/7/20204/12/2024
Third DistrictJerald DunnSumm Act #29, 6/2/20206/2/2024
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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