The Office of the Chief HR Officer is responsible for the strategic planning and oversight of Human Resources and its functions.  The Chief HR Officer is a member of the Senior Vice Chancellor and CFO's team that utilizes their collective leadership and broad campus view to manage shared campus resources in a manner that serves the entire institution.   

 Contact the CHRO's office: 303-492-6475

Chief HR Officer

NameContact Information
Katherine Erwin, JD, SPHR
Chief Human Resources Officer
Office of the CHRO
303-735-7606

Executive Assistant

NameContact Information
Marge Berlin
Executive Assistant
Office of the CHRO
303-735-7606

HR Leadership Team

NameContact Information
Kym Calvo, IPMA-CP
Director, Compensation and Talent Acquisition
Talent Acquisition • Position Management & Compensation
303-492-5187
Merna Jacobsen, PhD, SPHR
Assistant Vice Chancellor and Deputy Chief HR Officer • Director, Organizational and Employee Development
Organization and Employee Development
303-735-1249
Lisa Landis, MBA
Director of Employee Relations and HR Operations
Employee Relations • HR Operations
303-492-1842
Mike Murray, MLIR
Director, Strategic Initiatives
Office of the CHRO
303-492-9584
Kenny Nelson, MBA
Director, HR Service Center
HR Service Center
303-492-8019

Affirmative Action/ EEO Officer

PhotoNameContact Information
David Pacheco David Pacheco, JD
EEOC/ Affirmative Action Officer
Office of the CHRO • Diversity & Inclusive Excellence
303-735-9019

HR Communications

NameContact Information
Megan Bohn, PHR, SHRM-CP
HR Communications Manager
Office of the CHRO
303-735-5831