mission

Delivering HR solutions to employ, develop, and engage a dynamic City workforce.

vision

The City of Los Angeles, Personnel Department is committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workforce that serves locally, thinks globally, and acts boldly.

values

  • Acting with integrity
  • Customer service that exceeds expectations
  • Promoting and recognizing excellence
  • Treating our customers and one another with respect
  • Learning voraciously
  • Embodying the power of team

leadership

Dana Brown, General Manager of the Personnel Department

Dana H. Brown

general manager

Letty Ortiz, Assistant General Manager

Letty Ortiz

Assistant
general manager

Client Services

Grayce Liu, City Engagement Officer

Grayce Liu

City Engagement Officer

Classification
Selection
Workforce Development
PIROE (Personnel Innovation Recognition On-Boarding and Engagement)
Systems
Office of Workplace Equity

Paula Dayse, Assistant General Manager

Paula Dayes

Assistant
general manager

Employee Benefits
Occupational Safety & Health
Workers' Compensation
Administrative Services

Aaron McCraney

Assistant
general manager

Public Safety
Backgrounds
Medical Services

Adrienne Chavez

Chief personnel analyst

Background Investigation

Bruce Whidden

Public information director

Civil Service Commission

Gina
Tervalon

Personnel Director III

Client Services

Hosie L. Thomas Jr.

Personnel Director III

Client Services

Howard Wada

Personnel Director III

Client Services

Jenny M.
Yau

Chief Management analyst

Administrative Services

Joanne O'Brien

Medical Services Administrator

Medical Services

Jamie Kim

Chief personnel analyst

Office of Workplace Equity

Melissa Hamamoto

Chief Personnel analyst

Public Safety

Najma Bashar

Safety Administrator

Occupational Safety and Health

Paul Makowski

Chief Management analyst

Benefits

Steve Rivera

Chief personnel analyst

Selection

Tyrone Spears

Workers' Compensation Administrator II

Workers' Compensation

Vincent Cordero

Chief personnel analyst

Classification

divisions

We have many divisions within the City of Los Angeles Personnel Department that perform a variety of functions. Please select any division to learn more about what they do.