Systemwide HR Policy is responsible for developing and interpreting personnel policies and other employment-related programs, guidelines and procedures for staff employees. 

Learn more about Systemwide HR Policy

Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM)

Policy Creation and Review Process

HR Polices and Policy Owners


Dianna Henderson

Director of HR Policy and Chief of Staff to the VP

Phone: (510) 987-9484


Melanie Carr

Interim Director

Phone: (510) 987-0360


Abby Norris

Policy Specialist

Phone: (510) 987-0612


In-Progress Policy Reviews (Last updated Nov. 1, 2018)

PPSM 63 – Investigatory Leave

Full Review

PPSM 66 – Medical Separation

Formal Review

PPSM 81 – Reasonable Accommodation

Formal Review

PPSM 20 – Recruitment & Promotion

Technical Review – Issuance TBD

PPSM 21 – Selection & Appointment

Technical Review – Issuance TBD

PPSM 30 – Compensation

Full Review – Issuance TBD

Forecasting Future Policy Reviews (6-months projection)

PPSM 2.210 – Absence From Work

Full Review

Recent Policy Changes & Organizational Impacts

Resources For Systemwide HR Policy Coordinators

Other Policy Resources