• San Luis Obispo County Employees' Association
  • 1035 Walnut Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Negotiating Teams

The Nomination period for the 2022 Negotiating Committees will OPEN December 1, 2021 and CLOSE December 10, 2021

If you are interested in competing to serve on the 2022 Negotiating Committee for your bargaining unit you must:

1. Be willing to serve on the Negotiating Committee

2. Be a SLOCEA member in good standing for at least one year at the time of nomination

3. Be from a bargaining unit for the Negotiating Committee to which they are nominated

4. Submit a Nomination Petition (or have one submitted on their behalf) with the signatures of at least TWO SLOCEA members from their bargaining unit (nominee's signature may count toward this requirement)

Nomination Petitions must be submitted to the SLOCEA office NO LATER than 5:00 PM on December 10, 2021.

Nomination Petitions may be sent via email to bdaphne@slocea.org; fax 805-543-4039; or by US mail or hand delivery to 1035 Walnut St. San Luis Obispo, CA 93401.

CLICK HERE for Nominating Petition for Unit 01 – Public Services

CLICK HERE for Nominating Petition for Unit 02 – Trades, Crafts, and Services

CLICK HERE for Nominating Petition for Unit 05 – Supervisory

CLICK HERE for Nominating Petition for Unit 13 – Clerical

CLICK HERE for Nominating Petition for Miscellaneous Unit – LOCSD

Pursuant to SLOCEA Bylaws, Article VIII, section 5H, "the General Manager or his/her designee shall normally be the Chief Spokesperson for the Negotiating Team at the Bargaining Table".


  • Dennis Hayes, Chief Spokesperson and Legal Counsel
  • Pat McNamara, SLOCEA General Manager
  • Theresa Schultz, SLOCEA Senior Labor Representative