Caskey oversees a department of 11 employees involved with the selection, development and retention of the city work force. She joined the city in 2006.
She holds a bachelor’s of business administration degree with an emphasis in human resources from Bowling Green University. She also holds Professional in Human Resources and Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional designations. She belongs to the International Public Management Association for HR and Western Colorado Human Resources.
“I am enthusiastic about taking on this leadership role for the city and truly hope to make a difference,” Caskey said. “It is an honor to work alongside a committed staff and with other city departments for the good people of Grand Junction.”
Grand Junction City Manager Greg Caton praised the appointment. “She takes on this critical role with years of experience and the knowledge of our organization. While working with Shelley, I have been impressed with her ability to handle complex human resources issues coupled with her strong work ethic.”