Contact the Commission on Ethics and Public Trust

Miami-Dade County Commission on Ethics and Public Trust
Overtown Transit Village 
North Tower, 8th Floor East
701 Northwest 1st Court
Miami, Florida 33136

305-579-0273 Fax
Hotline: 786-314-9560

Director's Office

Oversees, coordinates and is responsible for all activities and operational facets of the department.

Jose Arrojo, Executive Director

Onaivys Diaz, Executive Assistant


Rodzandra Sanchez, Administrative Officer and ADA Coordinator

Rachelle Ross, Executive Assistant/Commission Clerk

Charmaigne Ruiz, Paralegal

Legal Unit

Responds to requests for advisory opinions; handles legal matters that may impact the operations of the Ethics Commission; drafts legislation and reviews legislation proposed by others to create more ethical and accountable local governments; appears in court when decisions of Ethics Commission are contested.

Loressa Felix, General Counsel

Etta Akoni, Staff Attorney

Nolen Bunker, Staff Attorney

Susannah Nesmith, Staff Attorney

Education, Outreach and Public Relations

Provides training for government officials and personnel, candidates for office and business community; conducts workshops, conferences and seminars; makes presentations and speeches to public and private organizations, associations and groups on the subject of ethics in government. Responds to media and public records requests.

Robert Thompson, Community Outreach Coordinator

Leonardo Mendoza, Community Affairs and Public Information Specialist


Conducts investigations of official/employee misconduct in County and municipal governments; files complaints with the Ethics Commission or processes complaints that are filed by the general public to be heard by Ethics Commission; tries cases before the Ethics Commission; refers cases for criminal prosecution or other dispositions with other appropriate agencies.

Radia Turay, Advocate

Rodney Vega, Lead Investigator

Sandrene Dukes, Investigator

Nilda Olmo, Investigator

Karl Ross, Investigator and Forensic Accountant

Stephanie Vega Saraf, Investigator