Michelle La Grandeur, Chief, Compliance Review Division

For over 25-years, Ms. La Grandeur has worked for the State of California, with experience in policy, program, and administrative areas. In 2012, Ms. La Grandeur joined the Board as a manager in the Appeals Division. While in the Appeals Division, she helped launch the online appeals system, presented at statewide and department-sponsored conferences, and worked with stakeholders on guidance relative to Merit Appeals. She has a passion for ensuring that the State of California’s selection processes are merit-based and fair for all candidates.

Prior to joining the State Personnel Board, she was a manager for over 10 years at the Department of Developmental Services. She also has worked for the Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Rehabilitation, and Department of State Hospitals.

Ms. La Grandeur attended California State University, Sacramento where she majored in English.