Category Archives: Dianna Garcia

Formerly Garcia, headed to Delta College

Former Stockton Human Resources Director Dianna Garcia tonight is set to be hired as San Joaquin Delta College’s new HR chief. The agenda lists her as Dianna Gonzales, to reflect her recent nuptials. The salary range for the position is $94,633-$108,691. (Thanks to colleague Alex Breitler for spotting this on the community college’s board agenda [...]

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Proposed HR interim official worked with Deis in Sonoma County

On Tuesday, the City Council will consider a contract for an temporary Human Resources head (Dianna Garcia and City Manager Bob Deis agreed to part ways last month) whose focus will be strategizing and assisting in upcoming labor talks. Deis is proposing to hire Ann Goodrich, who was his Human Resources director when he was [...]

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Garcia’s exit pact, comments and last e-mail

Space was very tight in today’s paper, so our story about changes in City Hall leadership was cut pretty short. Keep reading for additional information on Human Resources Director Dianna Garcia’s abrupt exit, including comments from her and City Manager Bob Deis that didn’t make it into the paper and the last e-mail she sent [...]

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More details on civilian employee concessions

Today’s story on Stockton’s updated budget situation mentioned that non-public safety employees had agreed to a total of about $3 million in concessions to chip away at the city’s $23 million general fund deficit. That’s true, but you might be asking: Didn’t one employee group alone, the Stockton City Employees’ Association, agree to $4.87 million [...]

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Eley to represent Garcia

Human Resources Director Dianna Garcia said this afternoon that she will be represented by lawyer Chris Eley in her appearance Monday before the City Council committee investigating the firing of Deputy City Manager Johnny Ford. That caused some chuckles at City Hall. Eley opposed Councilwoman Diana Lowery, a panel member, in last year’s election.   [...]

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The cost of one employee

There is at City Hall a table listing the average annual cost (including salaries, add pays and benefits) of Stockton employees by bargaining group. Budgeted as of October, it looked like this:   Police Mgmt: $258,459 Fire Mgmt: $238,105 Fire: $162,813 Police (at 11.5 percent): $154,538 Unrepresented: $139,555   B&C: $127,387 Op & Maint: $106,591 Trades & Maint: $91,915 SCEA: $88,403 [...]

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