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County Council approves appointment of Dawn Thomas to King County personnel board

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The King County Personnel Board is a five-member board, created by the County Charter. The board hears and decides certain kinds of appeals from County employees who are members of the Career Service and choose not to pursue a grievance procedure under an applicable bargaining agreement.

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The Metropolitan King County Council unanimously confirmed the Executive’s appointment of Dawn Thomas of Federal Way to the King County Personnel Board.

“Dawn Thomas comes to us with many years of experience in personnel and human resource matters,” said Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer, who nominated Thomas for appointment. “I am pleased to have someone with her depth and breadth of knowledge on the Board.”

Thomas is currently employed as an IT Administrative Analyst with the Pierce County Information Technology Department, and she is also a part-time faculty member of Highline Community College, where she provides instruction for online human resource courses. She has over 15 years of experience in personnel and human resources. Thomas earned a Master of Public Administration from California State University in San Bernardino.

The King County Personnel Board is a five-member board, created by the County Charter. The board hears and decides certain kinds of appeals from County employees who are members of the Career Service and choose not to pursue a grievance procedure under an applicable bargaining agreement.

Thomas will serve a partial term on the board. The term will expire on June 1, 2016.
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