Jennifer Rocco, Assistant Deputy Director of Enforcement



Jennifer Rocco joined DFEH in February 2021 as Assistant Deputy Director of the Enforcement Division with responsibility over DFEH’s investigations of employment discrimination. Prior to joining DFEH, Ms. Rocco had 14 years of civil service experience, most recently at CalPERS where she served since 2015 as Assistant Division Chief in the Employer Account Management Division. In that role she oversaw severalagency functions and worked with employers statewide to ensure accurate health and retirement benefits for CalPERS members, retirees, and their beneficiaries. Prior to joining CalPERS, she worked in various capacities for the State Controller’s Office in the Accounting and Reporting and Personnel and Payroll Services divisions. Ms. Rocco holds a Bachelor degree in Political Science and a Juris Doctor from Lincoln Law School.


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