State Human Resources

State Human Resources

The mission of the DEMA Human Resources Office is to be a strategic partner by providing Human Resources programs that attract, develop, retain, and engage a skilled and diverse workforce.  DEMA Human Resources also provides policy direction on human resource management issues and human resources employment laws.

The DEMA Human Resources (HR) Office is also responsible for administering health benefits and workers compensation programs.  DEMA HR is a full service HR Office responsible for Classification and Compensation, Employee Relations, Recruitment and Selection, and HR related Training and Development programs.

The DEMA Human Resources Office has eight (8) employees in Phoenix who support the Agency in all Human Resources functions and programs.


State Human Resources Office
5636 E. McDowell Road Bldg. M5710
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Phone: (602) 464-6513


Human Resources Director
Jamie Stacy, SHRM-CP, PHR, CPM
(602) 464-6495


Human Resources Operations Manager
Sonia Gibbs | (602) 464-6496


Risk Manager
Tessie Asanoma | (602) 464-6497


HR Recruiter
Victoria Valdez | (602) 464-6508


Benefits and Leave Coordinator
Craig Helart | (602) 464-6498


HR Administrative Assistant
Sissy Bennett| (602) 464-6513

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