Organizational Development & Communications
Conrad Fernandes is our new Organizational Development & Communications Manager! He comes to us with over 20 years of public service experience in the fields of health care, budgeting and human resources. Conrad previously served as the SMMC’s Privacy Officer prior to promoting to Director of Safety Operations and Emergency Preparedness. Conrad also worked in the County Manager’s Office as a budget analyst. His extensive experience and education have prepared him to serve as the County’s Organizational Development & Communications Manager where he will lead such efforts as transitioning Jobs for Youth from the Human Services Agency to HR, expanding the Regional Management Fellowship Program and Regional Internship Program, launching the annual employee engagement survey, revamping the County’s performance evaluation process, expanding succession management initiatives, leading the department’s communications efforts, and many more initiatives.