P.O. Box 36172
Denver, CO 80236
Kay gained a broad human resources background through 34 years
of Federal service with agencies at the operating and headquarters
policy level. She retired in September 2000 and received Department
of Interior’s Meritorious Service Award for her contributions
to human resources programs in U. S. Geological Survey and Bureau
The first half of Kay’s career included serving as
Personnel Specialist and Personnel Officer for the Denver
Region of the U. S. Office of Personnel Management where she
gained operating experience in all aspects of human resources:
staffing, classification, benefits, personnel security, and
employee relations. Before leaving OPM, she worked as a Specialist
with the Personnel Management Evaluation Division reviewing
various Federal agencies.
In 1984 Kay moved to Department of Interior where she became
Chief of Staffing and Classification for U. S. Geological
Survey and in 1998 joined Bureau Of Reclamation’s Headquarters
HR Policy team where she served as Program leader until her
retirement in 2000.
In addition to Staffing and Classification, Kay has significant
experience in the areas of Workers’ Compensation, personnel
security, and Reduction in Force including HR team lead on
a major RIF as well as mergers and transfers of function between
Bureaus within the Department of Interior.
Since her retirement, Kay has consulted with various Federal
agencies on Human Resources issues and has served as a subject
matter expert with the Federal Personnel Management Institute.