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Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity

Welcome to the Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity (AA/EEO) Unit.  Pursuant to Chapter 123:1-49 of the Ohio Administrative Code, the division shall provide leadership and guidance to agencies in the conduct of affirmative action programs for the employees of and the candidates for employment within the agencies.  The state equal employment opportunity coordinator may issue procedures to implement the state equal employment opportunity policy and programs.

The unit's overall responsibilities include:

  • Statewide Discrimination Complaint Management
  • DAS EEO Officers' Agency Assignments
  • 2015 Affirmative Action Plan Instructions
  • EEO Compliance Review Process
  • EEO Training for Agency EEO Officers
  • Statewide Online EEO Training for State Employees
  • Statewide EEO Workforce Report Information


For questions or concerns, any team member will be glad to assist you.  Please contact:  



Agency Assignments

If you are an agency EEO Officer or employee/applicant at a state agency and have any questions or concerns, please contact the enforcement officer that has been assigned to your agency’s name in the list below.

Maceo Whitfield
Adjutant General   Agriculture
Administrative Services   Budget and Management
Aging   Casino Commission
Alcohol and Drug Addiction   Development Services
Arts Council   Education
Civil Rights   Environmental Protection
Central Services   Exposition Commission
Commerce   Insurance
Community Service Council   Library Board
Consumers' Counsel   Medicaid
Cosmetology   Medical Board
Developmental Disabilities   Natural Resources
Health   Pharmacy
Housing Finance Agency   Public Utilities (PUCO)
Industrial Commission   Regents
Job and Family Services   Rehabilitation and Corrections
Lottery Commission   Rehabilitation Services
Mental Health   SERB/Personnel Board of Review
Nursing   Taxation
Public Defender   Transportation
Public Safety   Tuition Trust Authority
Racing Commission   Veterans Home 
Supreme Court    Workers' Compensation
     Youth Services 


General Contact

4200 Surface Rd.
Columbus, Ohio 43228

Phone: 614-466-8380
Fax: 614-728-2785

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