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As the State of Idaho’s central human resources agency under the Office of the Governor, we provide consultation on various HR issues to state agencies, employees, and Idaho citizens.

Areas of Emphasis

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Strategic Plan

Agency Assignments

Andrea Ryan– HR Manager

Phone: 208-758-1618

  • Children’s Trust Fund
  • Department of Administration
  • Department of Finance
  • Department of Health and Welfare
  • Department of Insurance
  • Division of Veterans Services
  • Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses
  • Domestic Violence Council
  • ICDD
  • Idaho Commission on Hispanic Affairs
  • Idaho Public Utilities Commission
  • Industrial Commission
  • Information Technology Services
  • Office of Administrative Hearings
  • Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI)
  • Workforce Development Council

Mike Evans– HR Manager

Phone: 208-854-3056

  • Board of Tax Appeals
  • Brand Board
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of Juvenile Corrections
  • Commission of Pardons and Paroles
  • Correctional Industries
  • Department of Correction
  • Idaho Racing Commission
  • Idaho State Liquor Division
  • Idaho State Lottery
  • Idaho State Police
  • Idaho State Tax Commission
  • Idaho Transportation Department
  • Military Division
  • Public Defense Commission
  • State Appellate Public Defender

Kristy Bobish-ThompsonHR Manager

Phone: 208-854-3027

  • Idaho Endowment Fund Investment Board
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Environmental Quality
  • Department of Fish & Game
  • Department of Water Resources
  • Lava Hot Springs Foundation
  • Idaho Governor’s Office of Energy & Mineral Resources
  • Office of Species Conservation
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Soil & Water Conservation Commission
  • Idaho Transportation Department

Taryn Ross– HR Officer

Phone: 208-854-3024

  • Department of Commerce
  • Division of Financial Management
  • Division of Human Resources
  • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Idaho Career Technical Education
  • Idaho Commission for Libraries
  • Idaho Commission on Aging
  • Idaho Commission on the Arts
  • Idaho Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Idaho Office of Drug Policy
  • Idaho Public Television
  • Idaho State Board of Education
  • Idaho State Historical Society
  • Idaho State Independent Living Council
  • Office of the Governor
  • Office of the Lieutenant Governor
  • Public Charter School Commission
  • STEM
  • Tax Appeals

State Agency HR Contacts

General Inquiries

For general inquiries please fill out the following form:

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    Employment Verification

    Please direct all employment verification requests to the State Controllers Office.

    Staff Contacts
    DHR Main Line
    Janelle White
    Interim Administrator
    Angela Kraft Fisher
    Bureau Chief (Training & Communications)
    Andrea Ryan
    HR Manager
    Ashley Mattoon
    Recruitment Manager
    Brennan Serrano
    Communications Manager
    Courtney Butler
    Occupational Health Manager
    Carrie Cloud
    Curriculum Development Manager
    Chris Eismann
    HR Specialist
    Claire Russell
    HR Associate
    Haley Westenskow
    Employee Relations Manager
    Hanna Hall
    Employee Support Services Manager
    Jana Huffaker
    Training and Development Manager
    Jeni Lang
    Business Analyst, Sr.
    Jennifer Weekes
    Financial Specialist, Sr.
    Kate Nihipali
    Training Specialist
    Kody Aldrich
    Training Specialist
    Logan Klaas
    Statewide Classification and Compensation Manager
    Michelle Peugh
    Bureau Chief
    Mike Evans
    HR Manager
    Paige Leatham
    Management Assistant

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