In the Matter of the Civil Service Appointments Rendered by the CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING For ANGELINA ENDSLEY Case No. 13-1216N
BOARD RESOLUTION AND ORDER
The State Personnel Board (the Board) on January 23, 2014, carefully considered the Proposed Decision filed by the Staff Hearing Officer (SHO) in the Matter of the Civil Service Appointments rendered by the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) for Angelina Endsley (Endsley), Case No. 13-1216N.
IT IS RESOLVED AND ORDERED THAT:
1. The Board adopts the findings of fact, determination of issues, and Proposed Decision of the SHO as its Decision in the case on the date set forth below. The Board finds that DFEH unlawfully appointed Endsley to the positions of FEH Consultant III (Specialist) and FEH Administrator I. Further, DFEH did not act in good faith in making these appointments.
Specifically, by admission and in evidence, DFEH’s personnel
California Code of Regulations, title 2, section 8 provides in pertinent part: To be valid, a civil service appointment must be made and accepted in “good faith” under the civil service statutes and board regulations. For purposes of administering the civil service statutes, including Government Code Sections 19257 and 19257.5 and board Regulations, “good faith” is presumed to exist in the following circumstances: (a) In order to make an appointment in “good faith,” an appointing power and all officers or employees to whom an appointing power delegates appointment authority must: