CAO FAQs

   
  Who is the Chief Administrative Officer and what are his/her duties?
 
  Where is the Chief Administrative Office located?
 
  What are the telephone and fax numbers for the Chief Administrative Office?
 
  What is the San Diego County Employees’ Charitable Organization (CECO) and how can I obtain additional information?
 
  I am a County employee and I have an issue in my office concerning improper County government activity or discrimination. How can I attempt to resolve this?
 
  I have made every effort to resolve a problem I am having with a County department but I am not satisfied with their response. Who can I turn to for help?
 
  I would like to obtain information regarding the County’s Boards, Commissions and Committees. Is this information available and how would I obtain it?
 

 

Who is the Chief Administrative Officer and what are his/her duties?

The Chief Administrative Officer is Helen Robbins-Meyer. The Chief Administrative Officer provides policy-based program and financial decision-making support to the Board of Supervisors. The Chief Administrative Officer oversees the operation of over 40 departments that provide a myriad of services to the region - from health and human services to criminal justice programs, land use planning, public works, parks, libraries, animal control and voter registration services. The Chief Administrative Officer also manages the allocation of personnel, capital and budgetary resources within the County organization.

 
 
Where is the Chief Administrative Office located?

The Chief Administrative Office is located at the:
County Administration Center
1600 Pacific Highway, Room 209
San Diego California 92101

 
 
What are the telephone and fax numbers for the Chief Administrative Office?

The telephone number is (619) 531-5880.
The fax number is (619) 557-4060.
The Chief Administrative Office receives telephone calls Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Chief Administrative Office is closed Saturday, Sunday and legal holidays. During the hours when the office is closed you may leave a voice mail message. Your call will be returned on the next business day.

 
 
What is the San Diego County Employees’ Charitable Organization (CECO) and how can I obtain additional information?

CECO is an employee managed nonprofit organization which awards grants to local nonprofit organizations on behalf of San Diego County and Superior Court employees. County of San Diego and Superior Court employees interested in donating to CECO may contact their CECO department representative for additional information.

Departments representatives

Applying for a grant

 
 
I am a County employee and I have an issue in my office concerning improper County government activity or discrimination. How can I attempt to resolve this?

County employees can contact the Office of Ethics and Compliance regarding issues of improper County government activity or discrimination by calling (619) 531-5174.

Office location:
County Administration Center
1600 Pacific Highway, Room 400
San Diego, 92101

 
 
I have made every effort to resolve a problem I am having with a County department but I am not satisfied with their response. Who can I turn to for help?

For help call the Chief Administrative Office at (619) 531-5880 and your call will be directed to the Staff Officer best able to meet your needs.

 
 
I would like to obtain information regarding the County’s Boards, Commissions and Committees. Is this information available and how would I obtain it?

Information regarding Boards, Commissions and Committees is obtained from the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors office located in the:
County Administration Center
1600 Pacific Highway, Room 402
San Diego, California 92101
(619) 531-5600.

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