Evelyn Schaeffer

County Dismisses Evelyn Schaeffer as HHSA Director

By Eric Jaramishian

PLACERVILLE, California (InEDC) Dec 10, 2022 — El Dorado County dismissed newly hired Health and Human Services Agency Director Evelyn Schaeffer from her position Dec. 6, leaving the county without a director for the second time in 2022.

Without citing a reason, County Counsel David Livingston reported the action during the Board of Supervisors’ Tuesday meeting after closed session.

Former director Don Semon stepped down from the Health and Human Services Agency post in April. He “voluntarily resigned,” according to a response from the county at the time. Schaeffer subsequently came out on top during the recruitment process that considered 28 applicants. Her annual salary was listed at $216,000 and she was paid $5,860 in moving expenses, according to […]

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