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The Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and Professional Standards (OIAPS) Professional Standards Section (PSS) manages allegations of abuse, fraud, waste and other violations of the Broward County Code of Ethics for government entities as well as employment discrimination complaints for County employees and applicants (based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, pregnancy and gender identity or expression). This section also ensures compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Broward County Cone of Silence and Living Wage Ordinance.

PSS is responsible for the following:

  • Investigating complaints of alleged discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex (gender and sexual harassment), national origin, and disability brought by employees and applicants of Broward County. EEO Complaint Investigation Process- EEO Intake Questionnaire
  • EOAP Department Representatives - Coordinating with Departments to assist in the development of department based Equal Opportunity Action Plans (EOAP).
  • Training - Training managers and employees on equal employment opportunity issues.

OIAPS coordinates with each county department to assist in the development of department based Equal Opportunity Action plans. The section is also responsible for management training to update county managers on Equal Employment Opportunity issues. The section investigates and resolves cases of alleged discrimination and sexual harassment based upon race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin and disability brought by county employees and applicants.

PSS handles all employee accommodation requests in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


Equal Opportunity Action Plan Representatives 


Equal Opportunity Officer VACANT 954-357-6503
Program/Project Coordinator (Liaison) Barbara Ann McGovern 954-357-6516
Aviation Doug Webster 954-359-6176
Environmental Protection & Growth Mgmt. Trinette Webster 954-357-6638

Finance & Administrative Services

F. Rose Johnson


Human Services Stephen Vaughn 954-357-5551

Port Everglades

Peg Buchan


Public Works

Rita Durocher


Transportation Oscar Figueroa 954-357-9721



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