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Vice President, Secretary
Michelle Deitrich, PHR, FIMCB, IPMA-CP

County of San Diego

1255 Imperial Ave, 8th Floor, Mail Stop W406
San Diego, CA 92101


Vice President, Secretary           

Michelle Deitrich, PHR, FIMCB, IPMA-CP


New this year to the SD SHRM Board with more than 25 years of experience, Michelle Deitrich brings a well-rounded perspective to the HR realm. Her career spans from the military to legal and business fields. Michelle has been a member of San Diego SHRM since 1998 and has participated on a variety of committees.  She was a department lead during the 2005 SHRM National Conference. She is a Certified Life Coach, a Fellow with the International Management Consulting Board, a Certified Professional with the International Public Management Association, and a Certified Paralegal.  


Ms. Deitrich has worked for the Human Resources office in the Health & Human Services Agency, County of San Diego and oversees the California Child Welfare Services program for the past 13 years.  This program includes 500 centrally assigned workers and a 24/7 facility.  She oversees a team of HR staff and is responsible for consulting with the program executive and management team to ensure all staff HR needs are met. Her experience is highly respected by her peers and is often sought out as an expert in preparing cases to be heard before the San Diego Civil Service Commission. 


Ms. Deitrich recently retired from the U.S. Navy Reserves in June 2012.  She concurrently served the Navy while employed with the County.  She was mobilized in 2006 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  As the proud mother of two active duty soldiers, she is very passionate about San Diego veterans and their needs, and gives back to the community by supporting CTAP training, participating in various Career Fairs, and providing Resume/Interview training at the Veteran's Village San Diego and the North County Career Center in Escondido.  She currently mentors and acts as a life coach to several veterans, HR students and business graduates.




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