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  • Human Resources

  • Director:
    Sheryl Dallas

    Sheryl Dallas
    p: 770.822.7915
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    Director : Sheryl Dallas

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    Sheryl Dallas was appointed Director of the Department of Human Resources on October 6, 2017. Prior to her appointment, she served as Deputy Director of the department for nearly three years. She came to Gwinnett County with extensive experience in public sector human resources and employee benefits administration, having served in Miami-Dade County, Florida, and in Georgia for the Atlanta Housing Authority, Fulton County, and ACCG, Georgia’s County Association. Sheryl has also acted as a consultant to local governments in human resources matters while working for several national public sector consulting firms. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English and a master’s degree in public administration from Texas Tech University.



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In 2012, Gwinnett County had 41,183 people participate in volunteer activities for a total of 991,136 volunteer hours

Welcome to Gwinnett County Human Resources

Gwinnett County Human Resources organizational structure consists of HR generalist teams, HRIS specialists, Benefits specialists, and an administrative support staff to provide exemplary quality services to our customers. Departmental responsibilities include:

  • Manage day-to-day activities in areas of Recruitment and Selection, Employee Relations, Compensation, Position Classifications, Employee Records, Organizational Development, Benefits and Administration to enhance customer service and build business partner relationships with county departments
  • Development and compliance of polices and procedures including the Merit System Rules and Regulations, Human Resources management policies, federal and state employment and labor laws, and all other policies deemed appropriate and necessary by the County Administrator and Board of Directors
  • Prepare and oversee special projects, performance analysis and other various management reports, and analysis of statistical data
  • Implement the Board of Commissioners' goals and objectives

The Human Resources Benefits team manages health and welfare plans, retirement plans, disability, and worker's compensation for all employees. The department consists of four generalist teams that are assigned several departments to support. They handle all HR needs in the areas of Recruitment and Selection, Employee Relations, Compensation, Employee Records, and Organizational Development for their assigned departments. The four generalist teams are supported by an administrative staff that focuses on building and maintaining the HR infrastructure, developing policies and procedures, managing HR programs, coordinating employee training, and providing clerical support.  

Click the organization chart below to view the teams and responsibilities:

Human Resources Organizational Chart

Contact Information

Human Resources
75 Langley Drive
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Main: 770.822.7915
Fax: 770.822.7938

Employment Verifications:
Main: 770.822.7915
Fax: 770.822.7938

Main: 770.822.7915

Merit Board

Annual Report