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What We Do

The Department of Personnel & Administration (DPA) provides government agencies the ability to focus their resources on delivering quality services to Coloradoans. The Department collaborates with employees, agencies, vendors, and citizens to develop innovative, cost-effective solutions that further the State's ability to conduct its business.

Vision Statement

Building successful state government through initiative and collaboration.

Mission Statement

The Department of Personnel & Administration is the foundation for dependable state government, leading with responsiveness, integrity, and teamwork. We provide services to other government agencies and all Coloradans by taking bold initiative toward a government with engaged employees, innovative solutions, and constructive partnerships. Good government starts here.

DPA Core Values

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Inclusivity:

Contributing to an maintaining a consciously unbiased environment where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and valued as individuals while building a Colorado for All.

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Service:

Being helpful, useful, timely, and efficient in our actions, results, and communication.

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Teamwork:

Collaborating with and empowering each other to achieve success.

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Integrity:

Being honest and fair in our work and relationships.

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Responsiveness:

Engaging and following through in a way that promotes respect, energy, creativity, and adaptability.

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Transparency:

Operating with accountability, clarity, and ethics in a way that builds and sustains trust.

What's New

August 13, 2021
Governor recognizes State employees for their public service
July 2, 2021
July 2, 2021 - The State Capitol visitor center has resumed free guided public tours of the Capitol. Because of ongoing restoration work, the visitor center staff recommends that you call 303-866-2604 on the day of your visit for updated tour information.  
April 9, 2021
A hearing will be held Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. via Zoom virtual webinar.