Fort Bend County's Sheriff's Office Civil Service Commission was created under the authority of the Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 158, Subchapter B, §158.032.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office Civil Service Commission to effectively adopt, publish, and enforce rules regarding selection and classification of employees; competitive examinations; promotions, seniority, and tenure; layoffs and dismissals; disciplinary actions; grievance procedures; the rights of employees during an internal investigation; and other matters relating to the selection of employees and the procedural and substantive rights, advancement, benefits, and working conditions of employees.


Regular Meetings of the Civil Service Commission are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 9:00 AM in the Gus George Academy Lecture Hall and are open to the public. The Commission may also meet as deemed necessary, for additional communications, provided that notice thereof is posted in accordance with the Open Meetings Law of the State of Texas.

Nikkie Maraman has been with the Civil Service Commission since the office opened in 2012. If you are in need of assistance or have questions please reach out via phone or email. See below:

During office closures and/ or holidays please email or leave a voice message as messages are checked regularly.

If you are a fulltime employee of the Sheriff’s Office of 12 months or more and you wish to file an appeal for a Suspension, Demotion or Termination, please locate the Appeal Forms , complete the forms in full and email the forms and any additional information such as disciplinary memos etc. Please noted, appeals are time sensitive and must be filed within 10 working days of the final decision of the Sheriff’s Office, no exceptions will be made. Once the appeal is received by the CSC office, you and/ or your attorney will receive an email confirming receipt. Please email the forms to the below email: or

You may also hand deliver an appeal/ documents in a sealed envelope to the Civil Service Office, see address below. If the office is closed, please leave the sealed envelope with either Donna Silewicz or Julie Kassab at GGLEA. Before leaving the envelope,please have either Donna Silewicz or Julie Kassab date/ time stamp the envelope before you leave the packet, the document(s) will beprocessed once the office opens for business. It is your responsibility to follow through with the CSC office to confirm receipt of the appeal, no exceptions to the 10 day rule will be made.