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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

November 24, 2021
Following the Governor's directives and Greening Government Executive Orders to reduce greenhouse gases and support the transition to electric vehicles (EV)
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.