Picture of John Nilon, Interim CAO
John Nilon-Former Interim County Administrator

Board Terminates Interim County Administrative Officer

Author: Administration
Date: 11/17/2023 5:46:38 PM

The County Board of Supervisors this afternoon terminated the contract with interim County Administrative Officer (CAO) John Nilon and will open recruitment for a permanent CAO in the near future.

After an investigation of improper conduct toward women in violation of the County’s policy against discrimination and harassment, the Board made the decision to terminate Mr. Nilon’s employment effective immediately in closed session.

Our policy is clear and adherence to it is mandatory by all employees. The County has a zero-tolerance policy for any violations,” said Chairman John Peschong. “The County is committed to providing a work environment where everyone is treated with respect and professionalism. We expect all employees to adhere to the policy and expect our CAO to exhibit the best judgement when dealing with employees in the workplace.”

Mr. Nilon’s departure is unrelated to the investigation of an employee within the Information Technology Department. Rebecca Campbell, Assistant County Administrative Officer, will assume the duties of acting CAO until a permanent replacement can be chosen.