Merit Board


The purpose of the Merit Board is to hear and make determinations on appeals of employees, and oversee the County's merit system to ensure that merit principles are upheld.

Appeals may be received by U.S. Mail or by email at, or call 925-655-2103 for more information.

For your reference, below is the link to the County Personnel Management Regulations (PMR’s) which outlines the powers and duties of the Merit Board. 

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  • Dennis Reigle, Chair
  • Charles Kreling
  • Toni Warren
  • Eizo Kobayashi
  • James Mellander

Due to COVID-19 Merit Board meetings are currently being held on a web-based platform until further notice.


You can access meeting agendas. Agendas are available prior to the scheduled meetings.