Civil Rights

Affirmative Action

The Affirmative Action Program is responsible for implementing the Arizona Department of Transportation's (ADOT) Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) to ensure these qualities in its workforce:

  • ADOT's workforce is reflective of the diverse available civilian labor force within Arizona.
  • Females and minorities are fully utilized at all levels and all segments of ADOT's workforce where deficiencies may exist.
  • Equal employment opportunity and affirmative action practices are monitored and evaluated for effective implementation agency-wide.

This is the mission of the Affirmative Action program:

  • Be a resource for creating a workplace free of discrimination and harassment through preventive measures that identify and correct past discrimination.
  • Coordinate ongoing efforts to eliminate all discriminatory practices within the workplace that may occur.
  • Coordinate efforts in recruiting and promoting a diverse workforce.
  • Coordinate applicant and employee requests for reasonable accommodation to facilitate full, fair and equal participation in all ADOT employment actions.

ADOT is committed to the principles and spirit of equal employment opportunity in accordance with nondiscrimination laws, regulations and agency policies, including the following:

  • Title 23 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 230, Subpart C, Appendix A, Part II
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
  • Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act of 2008
  • ADOT's Internal ADA policy PER-2.01
  • Affirmative Action Plan (AAP)
  • Director's Assurance
Contact Us

David Eagles, Sr.
Affirmative Action/Nondiscrimination Programs Compliance Manager
Phone: 602.712.4072

Cindy Arenas
Affirmative Action Program Manager
Phone: 602.712.6727


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Civil Rights

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.

De acuerdo con el título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964 y la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés), el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT por sus siglas en inglés) no discrimina por raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, género o discapacidad. Personas que requieren asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o por discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles en Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más pronto posible para asegurar que el equipo encargado del proyecto tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.