Supervisor Adam Hill Appoints Erica Flores Baltodano to the Civil Service Commission
Author: Nicole Nix, District 3 Legislative Assistant
11/19/2019 10:11:24 AM
As commissioner, Erica Flores Baltodano will oversee administration of the County’s Civil Service system, helping to prescribe, interpret and enforce the Civil Service Rules.
Supervisor Adam Hill today announced Erica Flores Baltodano will serve as the next District 3 Civil Service Commissioner for the County of San Luis Obispo. As commissioner, she will oversee administration of the County’s Civil Service system, helping to prescribe, interpret and enforce the Civil Service Rules.
“Erica is a strong, skilled professional that brings knowledge and experience- I have no doubt she will be an excellent addition to the commission,” said Supervisor Hill. Hill’s Previous Civil Service Commissioners were Erica Stewart and Betsey Nash.
Erica Flores Baltodano has nearly 20 years of experience as an attorney, policy advocate, professor, and writer in the areas of employment law, environmental justice, civil rights, and non-profit/small business management.
A graduate of UCLA with a degree in Sociology and Public Policy, Ms. Baltodano earned her law degree from UC Berkeley School of Law. She lives in San Luis Obispo with her husband and two children where she enjoys leading civics fieldtrips for schoolchildren, reading non-fiction, hiking in the mountains, and cooking for loved ones.
Today, Ms. Baltodano advises employees and small businesses in the private sector as President of The Baltodano Firm and is a faculty member at San Luis Obispo College of Law where she teaches Constitutional Law. In addition, Ms. Baltodano is President of the Board of Directors of San Luis Obispo Legal Assistance Foundation, which provides free legal services to SLO County seniors, veterans, and others in need, and she is a founding board member of the San Luis Coastal Education Foundation. The recipient of prestigious recognitions from the San Luis Obispo County Bar Association, the Women Lawyers Association of San Luis Obispo, and the SLO County Commission on the Status of Women, Ms. Baltodano is comfortable negotiating the complexities of human conflict and relations, in large part because of her diverse personal background, exceptional communication skills, and range of professional experience.