About Us

The State Personnel Board (Board) consists of five members appointed by the Governor.  No more than three members belong to the same political party.  Persons eligible for appointment shall have had a continuous recorded registration, pursuant to Title 16, Chapter 1, with either the same political party or as an independent for at least two years immediately preceding appointment.  Of the members appointed, one is a person who, for more than five years, has managed a component or unit of government or industry with more than 20 employees, one is a professional personnel administrator, one a state employee, one a person active in business management and one a member of the public.  The chairperson of the Board shall serve as an ex-officio member of the law enforcement merit system council established by A.R.S. 41-1830.11 without voting privilege.  All members serve for three-year terms.  Members require Senate confirmation.