The Department of Personnel & Administration provides government agencies the ability to focus their resources on delivering quality services to Colorado citizens. 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. DPA's expansive knowledge-base and values of inclusivity, integrity, teamwork, responsiveness, transparency, and service guide daily operations.
The State of Colorado employee workforce data snapshot page provides State of Colorado personnel statistics at a glance.
DPA provides centralized authority by creating rules, policies, and technical guidance to State Government.
- Accounting & Finance
- Employee Compensation
- Design & Construction
- Leasing & Real Estate Transactions
- Personal Service Agreements
- Procurement & Contracting
- Tax Reporting
DPA provides centralized services needed for government to function efficiently and effectively.
- Employee Benefits
- Capitol Complex Facilities Management
- CORE Operations
- Data Verification
- Fleet Management
- Graphic Design
- Mail Processing & Delivery
- Motor Pool
- Labor Relations
- Print Operations
DPA provides centralized programs that provide valuable services to Colorado residents and State employees.
- Address Confidentiality Program
- Administrative Courts
- Employee Assistance Program
- Risk Management
- Training & Development
Kara Veitch was selected by Governor Jared Polis in February 2019 to serve as State Personnel Director and Executive Director of the Department of Personnel & Administration.
Tobin Follenweider serves as the Deputy Executive Director. His career focus is connecting staff to strategic outcomes through eliminating silos, improving processes, increasing workplace resources, and celebrating successes.