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
Sr. Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Human Resources Officer
Office of the CHRO

Executive Assistant

NameContact Information
Marge Berlin
Executive Assistant
Office of the CHRO

HR Leadership Team

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

Affirmative Action/ EEO Officer

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

HR Communications

NameContact Information
Megan Bohn, PHR, SHRM-CP
Onboarding & Communications Program Director
Organization and Employee Development • Office of the CHRO