Director's Biography

Mike Sands, Director of Civil Service

Phone: (337) 291-8333
Mike Sands is a graduate of the University of Louisiana in Lafayette, earning his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Behavioral Sciences there, and has professional certifications, which include Certified Compensation Professional by the American Compensation Association, and Senior Professional in Human Resources by the Society for Human Resources Management. He has served the City of Lafayette and later the Lafayette Consolidated Government, since 1981, as the Director of Civil Service, the Human Resources Manager, Compensation Analyst and Examination Analyst. His office administers classification/pay, examinations and hearings/appeals for Municipal Civil Service as well as compensation for Fire and Police Civil Service.