The Association of
San Diego County Employees

Executive Director & Board of Directors


    Executive Director - Kay Ryan

Kay Ryan is retired from the County of San Diego after 40 years of service.

President of SEIU Local 2028 for 6 years while she served the county.
After 18 months of retirement, She went to work for SEIU Local 2028
(now SEIU Local 221)
Kay Ryan has worked on numerous contract negotiations, held positions of Field Representative and was Internal Field Staff Director until She retired last year after 10 years with SEIU.

Kay Ryan Has formally been a trustee on the SDCERA Board
(The San Diego County Employees Retirement Association).

Board of Directors


President – Joann Hofelich

Joann has been a Carpenter for the County of San Diego for over 15 years.
Has been as Executive Board Member, elected to represent Crafts 2005-07
Labor Management Committee Member representing Crafts 2003-2007
Carpenter & Carpenter Foreman for Douglas E. Barnhart Inc. for 6 years
Public School Art teacher 1980-1985 

Vice President - Shawn Thompson

Shawn is a Master Fleet Technician for the County, hired in1995
Labor Management Committee Member Representing Crafts 2004-2007
ASE Master Certified Mechanic in both Auto and Heavy Trucks
Shawn has Maintained the Encinitas Sheriff's Garage since 2003
Held a Smog Inspector Licence since 1985
Served in the United States Marine Corps 1982-1985
Secretary/Treasurer - Anna Holmes

Anna has been a Radio Technician for the County for more than 22 years
Has been a Shop Steward and Active Union Member for the Crafts Bargaining unit for more than 20 years.
     Chief Steward - Wally Gutierrez
Wally has been an Electronic Security Technician for the County for over 16 years. Elected to serve on the Labor Management Committee and also selected to be a Negotiating Team Member for the Crafts Bargaining Unit.
Wally has been a member of the Escondido Jaycees for over 32 years.
Was the 61st State President of the California Jaycess 1988-89, a 10,000 member organization
The City of Escondido Declared May 7, 1989 as "Wally Gutierrez Day"
Served on the Escondido Franchise Commission from 1992-96
Received the Escondido City Council Community Spirit Award in 2000
Inducted into the Escondido Boys & Girls Club Hall of Fame in 2004

Director -
Don Noblitt 
Don has been a BME for the County since 2007, He has worked at the Vista Detention Center and currently a BME at the North Reginal Center. 
Don has been a NATE Certified A/C Technician for Residential and Commercial Properties.
Don Has served on the ASDCE Member Advocacy Committee and has stepped up when asked to fill a spot on ASDCE Board of Directors.




Director - Paul Mansour
Paul is a Senior Equipment Operator for the County of San Diego. He was hired as a Public Works Trainee in 1989 and has been with the Road Department for 25 years.

Paul has served on the Labor Management Committee for the CM unit when they were with SEIU. He took a lead role in bringing the CM unit into ASDCE and looks forward to serving on the Board of Directors and also on the CM Labor Management Committee.