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2015 DOT Civil Rights Virtual Symposium Speaker Bios - Session 3

Speaking with One Voice: Connecting the DOTs

Session 3: Guard Your Words and Actions

Erika Mocha Suell, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Mocha Suell is currently a Program Analyst with the EEOC’s St. Louis District office (which covers the states of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Southern Illinois). In this role, Mocha provides outreach, education and technical assistance to the employment community, stakeholders and labor organizations, to assist with eradicating employment discrimination. Mocha has 30 years of federal government service, 25 of those years with the EEOC. She spent several years as an Investigator in the Los Angeles District (San Diego Local office), investigating charges of discrimination, while simultaneously working as an emergency dispatcher with the San Diego Police Department part-time.

Mocha most recently served as the acting Charge Receipt/Technical Information Unit supervisor within the EEOC’s Washington, DC Field Office. The EEOC enforces the federal laws prohibiting job discrimination in both the private and federal sectors - Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, as amended, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Equal Pay Act, Title I and Title V of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 501 and 505 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Civil Rights Act of 1991 and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination in Employment Act of 2008 (GINA). EEOC also provides oversight and coordination of all federal equal employment opportunity regulations, practices and policies

Updated: Thursday, January 7, 2016
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