Instructors

Don Turko

B.A. in Political Science from Kent State University

Don has over 25 years of combined public sector labor relations and human resources experience. He served as Human Resources Director for the counties of San Diego, Solano, San Joaquin, and Butte. Prior, Don also served as Director of Employee Relations and Benefits for Sacramento County and as Director of Employee Relations for the Sacramento City Unified School District. His Mentor Partnership Program design won the National Association of Counties for excellence in workforce development. Don is also the recipient of the 2013 CalPELRA “Moving Forward Award” for Innovative Leadership in California Public Sector Labor Relations.

Mr. Turko has also presented to the following Clients:

  • County of Mendocino
  • SMUD
  • California Department of Water Resources
  • In addition to many other satisfied agencies
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He currently instructs classes in:

  • Employee Relations