The Personnel Commission is an independent body composed of three persons appointed to a three-year staggered term. One member of the Personnel Commission is appointed by the Board of Education, one member by the employee union with the largest number of members; and the third member is appointed jointly by the other two Commissioners.


The Personnel Commission is the core of the Merit System. The commission is endowed with the responsibility for overseeing the administration of the merit system. The Commission has rule-making authority for the specifics of classified employment as set forth in the California Education Code. 

 Jose Sergio Garcia - Chair

Appointed jointly by two commissioners

Christina Williams - Vice Chair

Appointed by the employee union 


Veronica Gamboa - Chair

Appointed by the Board of Education