Utah Department of Administrative Services

About DAS

About the Department of Administrative Services

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The Department of Administrative Services (DAS) is a department of Utah state government. It's mission is to deliver support services of the highest quality and best value to government agencies and the public.

DAS is comprised of ten divisions or offices. These include:

The department also supervises the Office of Child Welfare Parental Defense, and the Navajo Royalties Holding Fund.

Contact Information

Main Office: 801-538-3010
Fax: 801-538-3844
Open M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

3120 State Office Building
450 N State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84114

Marilee Richins
Public Information Officer
(801) 538-3215

Staff Directory for the DAS Executive Director's Office

  • Kim Hood, Executive Director
  • Ken Hansen, Executive Deputy Director
  • John Reidhead, Chief Financial Officer
  • Marilee Richins, Operations Officer
  • Sue Hoskins, Travel Coordinator
  • Patty Yacks, Office Admin
  • Jake Njord, Research Consultant


DAS Organizational Chart

The executive director of the Department of Administrative Services oversees the operations of the department. She is appointed by the Governor with the consent of the Senate. She serves as a member of the Governor's cabinet. Kimberly K. Hood is the 12th executive director of the department.

Select the organization chart image to the left for the larger, printable PDF. (Updated 2/26/2016)

Annual Report

The Department's 2015 Annual Report highlights the products and services available from the Department, and the accomplishments of the Department during 2015. This report, with contact information for key DAS personnel, is a handy reference for anyone who relies on the services the Department provides.


DAS was created by the Forty-fourth Legislature in March 1981 with passage of the Administrative Services Act (Chapter 257, Laws of Utah 1981). The legislation consolidated the Department of Finance, the Department of Systems Planning and Computing, the Office of Personnel Management, and the Building Board in response to an organizational study of state administrative services by the Governor's Committee on Executive Reorganization. More information about the Department of Administrative Services is available here.

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