Who We Are


To ensure equal opportunity/equal access to employment, housing, public accommodations and credit within the Gainesville city limits without regard to an individual’s sex, race, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, color, age, disability or gender identity, and to work to ensure the city’s workforce is diverse and well trained.


  • Torey L. Alston, FCCN, ADAC, CAAP - Equal Opportunity Director
  • Dr. Bridget Lee - Diversity & Inclusion Manager
  • Gwendolyn D. Saffo - Affirmative Action Manager & Chief Investigator
  • Thomas Bledsoe, SHRM-CP - Compliance Investigator
  • Sylvia Warren - Small, Minority & Veteran’s Business Program Coordinator
  • Zanorfa Lynch, MSHRM, SHRM-CP - Equal Opportunity Office Coordinator
  • Devern Wilson - Equal Opportunity Assistant
  • Candasy Young - Temporary Office/Admin. Support