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

To create a Colorado for all by enabling the consistent and seamless delivery of quality government services



Mission Statement

Enabling the success of state government through efficiency, collaboration, and innovation



DPA Core Values

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

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Collaborating with and empowering each other to achieve success.

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Being honest and fair in our work and relationships.

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

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


What's New

Denver — Governor Jared Polis and Department of Personnel & Administration Executive Director Tony Gherardini recognized 23 state employees for their superior service to the people of Colorado during the past year. The ceremony at the Governor’s Residence on Tuesday, May 7, was held in conjunction with nationally-observed Public Service Recognition Week.  
A hearing will be held Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. via Zoom virtual webinar.
A rulemaking hearing will be held as part of the Board’s regular hearing on February 20, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.