Dominique B. Burton
Workforce Education & Training Manager
Dominique B. Burton is a strategic and innovative practitioner of holistic organizational development initiatives. As a trainer and curriculum developer, she seeks to improve performance and alignment, with a diversity and inclusion lens, driven by human-centered strategies of empowerment and engagement.
Dominique is the Workforce Development Manager for Health Care Services Agency (HCSA) where she has initiated several successful organizational transformation initiatives including, establishing a certificate program and coaching staff around change management and workplace culture. Prior to joining HCSA, she served in the County Administrator’s Office and County Counsel as the Assistant Manager of the Diversity Programs Office handling civil rights complaints, led the annual disability employment conference, provided diversity and inclusion trainings, and consultation services.
Dominique is an Oakland native and holds a Juris Doctorate JD from King Hall, UC Davis – School of Law and completed her undergraduate studies at Wesleyan University Middletown, CT. Before joining Alameda County, she enjoyed over 15 years of multidisciplined professional experiences in public and private sector. She is certified as a HR professional (PHR and SHRM-CP) and remains active on several Northern Californian Boards including the Employment Round Table, Industry Liaison Group, is a founding member of the local chapter of the National Association of African Americans in HR and sits on the Government Alliance on Race & Equity and the Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative ad-hoc curriculum development committee.
As to passion, in her limited free time, Dominique is striving to complete a historical fiction screenplay on the Storyville Red-Light District of New Orleans from a black woman’s perspective set in Mahogany Hall, a black owned brothel.