Office of Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources (OHR) serves as a strategic partner to the agency and provides guidance to leadership on the agency's human resources needs. Serving more than 3,500 employees, OHR's goal is to foster cohesive working relationships and build a strong culture of well-qualified, mission-driven employees dedicated to carrying out the agency's Top 5 Priorities.  OHR strives to operate in the best interest of both DJJ and its employees by applying industry best practices in the delivery of services, which are inclusive of job classification and compensation analysis, employee relations, recruitment and retention, employment background checks, performance management, and other HR services.


Dana Kilpatrick - Director

Human Resources Director Dana Kilpatrick has been employed by the State of Georgia for over twenty-two years having spent the majority of her career with the Georgia Department of Transportation. Kilpatrick received her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Southern University A&M in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  


Contact the Office of Human Resources: 

Primary: 404-294-3431

3408 Covington Highway
Decatur, GA 30032
United States


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