Report 2015-608 Recommendation 16 Responses

Report 2015-608: High Risk: State Departments Need to Improve Their Workforce and Succession Planning Efforts to Mitigate the Risks of Increasing Retirements (Release Date: May 2015)

Recommendation #16 To: Emergency Services, Office of

Cal OES should develop a process by June 30, 2015, to ensure that the executive membership of its Idea Ambassador Corps remains stable to help ensure that Cal OES can perform consistent monitoring of the results of the workforce and succession planning activities across the department.

60-Day Agency Response

Cal OES has updated the duty statements for the Human Resources (HR) Chief, HR Analyst and Performance Management team to include the responsibility for workforce planning activities. We will ensure when any of these positions are vacated, these duties will remain with the position and new incumbents will be responsible for fulfilling these duties. These positions and the revised duties, along with the executive membership, will ensure the stability of the Idea Ambassador Corps.

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Fully Implemented

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Agency responses received are posted verbatim.