Don Novey


Donald P. Novey has more than a decade of experience working with public safety associations and labor unions. Don previously worked for a law firm representing agricultural companies in all aspects of labor and employment matters including: election campaigns under the Agricultural Labor Relations Act, unfair labor practice charges, collective bargaining, OSHA citation appeals and I-9 immigration compliance audits.


Don also worked for the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA), formerly known as California Union of Safety Employees (CAUSE). CSLEA represents approximately 180 different public safety classifications in 42 state departments including: the Department of Justice (DOJ) Special Agents; DOJ Criminalists; State Hospital Police Officers; Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) Investigators; Fish and Game Wardens; State Park Police Officers; California Highway Patrol (CHP) dispatchers; Alcohol and Beverage Control (ABC) agents; and License and Registration Examiners.


Don joins our board with the goal of increasing awareness throughout Placer County of what we do. He states, “My upbringing exposed me to various civic organizations and the importance of having groups advocate for the under-represented.”