Division of Human Resources


The Colorado Department of Personnel & Administration, Division of Human Resources (DHR) provides centralized human resources for the State of Colorado. DHR is responsible for the oversight of all state agency human resources functions and total compensation including maintaining the statewide employment, job evaluation and pay systems. Additionally, the Division is responsible for the self-funded benefits system including health, life, dental and deferred compensation for 38,000 eligible employees covering 44,000 lives and the state's business risk and loss control programs including all property insurance, liability and worker's compensation. 

Program Units

Chief HR Officer
Center for Organizational Effectiveness
Compensation and Leave Unit
Employee Benefits
Employee Wellness
Marketing and Communications
State of Office Risk Management

Division of Human Resources Organizational Chart ​

June Taylor and Kara Veitch are the executive and deputy directors of DPA