Personnel Commission


The Personnel Commission was established July 18, 1979 and is governed by Municipal Code Chapter 2.72.

The Commission's function and duties include:


Meeting Times and Dates

The Personnel Commission holds regular quarterly meetings on the third Wednesday of January, April, July and October  at 5:30 PM in Room B-8 of City Hall. All meetings are open to the public and special meetings may be called in conformance with the Ralph M. Brown Act.

Members and Appointments

Effective June 30, 2012, the Personnel Commission will consist of five members. The members must be residents of the City of Huntington Beach and are appointed by the City Council to serve for terms of two years, limited to two consecutive terms. The terms shall be staggered so that the number of terms expiring in any year shall not vary by more than one from the number of terms expiring in any other year. Terms shall expire on June 30 of the appropriate year. No member shall hold any paid office or employment in the city government while serving on the commission or for a period of one year after ceasing to be a member. Members shall be subject to removal by motion of the City Council, adopted by the affirmative votes of a majority of the total membership thereof.


In the event a member retires or is unable to compete his term, an appointment shall be made to fill the remainder of the unexpired term. To apply to become a member, please fill out the Boards & Commission Application.

Commission Members
Katherine Elford
Patricia Quintana
George Rivera
Dianne Thompson
Cindy Vellucci


City Council Liaisons
Councilmember Kim Carr
Councilmember Natalie Moser


Staff Contact
Brittany Mello, Director of Administrative Services
Secretary to the Personnel Commission
(714) 536-5537

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