The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Meeting of September 7, 2006, Washington D.C. on Federal Sector EEO Investigations

Director, Departmental Office of Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Transportation

Michael Trujillo was appointed to the position of Director, Departmental Office of Civil Rights for the Department of Transportation in April 2004. He serves as the principal advisor to the Secretary on all matters involving employee and public civil rights and directs the activities of the headquarters civil rights staff to ensure timely and effective compliance with all employee and public related laws, regulations and policies. He also interfaces with human resources and department management to hire, develop and sustain a highly skilled and diverse employee workforce.

Prior to joining DOT, Mr. Trujillo served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Resources and Workforce Diversity at the US Department of the Interior. He was a key advisor and consultant to the Secretary and the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget on a full spectrum of issues, initiatives and policies related to human resources, diversity, equal employment opportunity, ethics, and educational partnerships.

Michael, as he prefers to be called, has a rich background in human resources, regulatory compliance, and public outreach and education. He has more than thirty years of experience in project management, program development, diversity, conflict resolution, training, assessments, audits and target-market outreach.

A fifth-generation native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, where most of his family still resides, Michael has lived in Los Angeles, California, for most of his adult life. Prior to joining the Department of the Interior, he was Managing Partner of Golden State Management Services, a human resources and regulatory compliance consulting firm based in Pasadena, California. His thirteen years of consulting experience has included developing and implementing human resources, regulatory compliance and affirmative action programs for corporations, government agencies and public/private utilities.

Mr. Trujillo also has more than twenty years of management and human resources experience with The Broadway Department Stores, a division of Carter-Hawley- Hale, where he was the headquarters Divisional Vice President of Personnel.

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