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Equal Opportunity Office

The Savannah District Equal Employment Opportunity Office (EEO) manages and directs the Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Employment Program for the District Commander; serves as the principal advisor to the district commander for EEO to assist in the accomplishment of the district mission; manages the EEO complaints processing system to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements; and monitors and assesses the climate of Savannah District activities to ensure human resource management of civilians complies with EEO/affirmative employment principals and requirements.

Minority College Relations Program

The Savannah District Minority College Relations Program aims to:

  • Implement Presidential Executive Orders
  • Institutionalize a Minority College Relation Program
  • Formulate and maintain partnerships/collaborations
  • Hire faculty and students
  • Exchange resources

As part of this program, the District has a partnership agreement with Savannah State University. For more information, contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Office.

EEO Complaint Processing Procedures

WHO MAY FILE: Any employee, former employee, applicant for employment or an individual working on an Army installation who believes he or she has been discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental handicap, age, and/or reprisal in an employment matter subject to the control of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District may file an Equal Employment Opportunity Complaint (EEO) regarding employment practices in the District. An attorney designated in writing by the complainant may also file the complaint for the complainant.

TIME LIMITS: In order for a complaint to be timely, an individual must contact the EEO Office for pre-complaint counseling via traditional EEO Counseling or alternative dispute resolution. The complaint will be deemed timely if it is filed within 45 calendar days after the alleged discrimination OR personnel action OR when the complainant became aware OR reasonably should have become aware of the action. Failure to meet this 45-calendar days time limit may result in the dismissal of a formal complaint.

WHERE TO FILE INFORMAL COMPLAINTS OF DISCRIMINATION: Any person who believes he or she has been a victim of unlawful discrimination in an employment matter under the jurisdiction of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District should contact the EEO Office to file an informal complaint.

WHERE TO FILE FORMAL COMPLAINTS OF DISCRIMINATION: An employee, applicant or former employee who has been counseled regarding a claim of discrimination and has received a Notice of Right to File Letter from the EEO Counselor, has fifteen (15) calendar days to file a formal complaint. The complaint must be in writing and filed in person by the individual or representative, or by mail or fax with any of the following officials who are authorized to receive discrimination complaints: 
 
ATTN: CESAS-EE
Equal Employment Opportunity Officer
US Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District
100 W Oglethorpe Ave
Savannah, GA 31401
Savannah, Georgia 31402-0889

ATTN: CESAS-DE (Commander)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District
100 West Oglethorpe Ave.
Savannah, Georgia 31402-0889 
 
Secretary of the Army
ATTN: SAMR-EO-CCR
1901 South Bell Street
Arlington, VA 22202-4508

Director, EEOCCR
ATTN: SAMR-EO-CCR
1901 South Bell Street
Arlington, VA 22202-4508 
 

Contact Us

Ms. Suellen Yates, EEO Officer
E-mail: suellen.m.yates@usace.army.mil 
OR: CESAS-EEO@usace.army.mil
Phone: (912) 652-5333 
FAX: (912) 652-5998

Mailing Address:
ATTN: CESAS-EE
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District
100 W Oglethorpe Ave
Savannah, GA 31401