June Taylor was appointed by Governor John Hickenlooper in April 2015 as the Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Personnel & Administration (DPA) and State Personnel Director.
In this dual role, June is responsible for management of the State’s Human Resources, Central Services, and the Office of the State Controller. She also oversees other statewide programs, including Administrative Courts, the Office of the State Architect, Colorado State Archives and the Colorado State Employee Assistance Program.
June previously served as Senior Manager of Culture, Diversity and Equal Opportunity Programs for Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, managing all equal opportunity, affirmative action and diversity programs for the national business operations.
Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, June spent more than a decade as an attorney with the federal government, litigating complex cases in the areas of energy, telecommunications and employment law. She also served in multiple leadership roles for the Federal Communications Commission, including chief of staff where she was responsible for bureau operations which included policy, outreach and mediating consumer complaints and inquiries within the Commission.
June has been in senior leadership for 16 years in three distinct industries. She is a member of the Colorado Asian Pacific American Bar and a 2013 recipient of a Lockheed Full Spectrum Leadership Award. She graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of New Mexico, and earned her JD from the University of Denver College of Law.