Equal Employment Opportunity

Mission Statement

The Virginia National Guard Equal Employment Office (EEO) serves as the advisor to the Adjutant General of Virginia. The EEO Office supports the three pillars in the agencies strategic plan, by ensuring all employees are afforded an opportunity to work in an environment free from discrimination based on: race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), genetic information, national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information and reprisal.

As our agency continues to strive in becoming a model employer, we empower our diverse workforce to be ready and responsive by meeting and exceeding the needs of the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Role of Equal Employment Opportunity

The role of the Virginia National Guard Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Office is to: serve as a neutral party to complainants and supervisors, develop and implement policy procedures, provide regulatory guidance as it
pertains to filing an EEO complaint, educating the Virginia National Guard workforce on the EEO complaint process, sexual harassment in the workplace and various training (i.e. Supervisor/New Hire/Focus Groups, Reasonable
Accommodation), identify and removing workplace barriers and offer alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and mediation services.

For more information, please contact the Virginia National Guard Equal Employment Office:

Karen Guadalupe
State Equal Employment Manger, Virginia National Guard
JFHQ-VA-EEO
8000 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Bldg 430, Suite 151
Richmond, VA 23297
(804) 236-7739

Spencer Gates
State Equal Employment Specialist, Virginia National Guard
JFHQ-VA-EEO
8000 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Bldg 430, Suite 151
Richmond, VA 23297
(804) 236-7896

Documents:

VANG No Fear Notice

VA FY17 No Fear Act Report

VANG AAP 2015-2019

Command Policy 15-016, Sexual harassment Prevention Policy

Command Policy 18-002 Equal Employment Opportunity Equal Opportunity Policy

Command Policy 18-003 Anti-Harassment Policy