3.0 Changes in Personnel

PDP’s overall staffing has remained stable over the past three years. PDP has experienced a professional staff turnover of approximately 12% this past year, which is up from 11% the previous year (2019–2020). PDP has successfully recruited and filled many of the professional vacancies that have arisen. As illustrated in the following figures, support staff have remained relatively constant for the past several years. The number of student interns experienced a decline, but is expected to return to pre-pandemic numbers in 2022.

PDP Staffing 2019 through 2021
Category 2019 2020 2021
Professional 155 172 157
Support 19 17 18
Graduate Assistants/Interns 17 18 16
Total 189 207 181

PDP Staff Age, Gender, Ethnicity

PDP has a diversified multigenerational staff. A profile of staff for 2020-2021 is highlighted in Figures 2 and 3 shown below.

Staff Diversity - Age

Age distribution of PDP Staff in 2021

  24 and under: 6
  25-39: 42
  40-54: 86
  55+: 47

Figure 2

The chart demonstrates staff diversity by age. Data is presented as percentages as follows: 24 and under – 3%; 25-39 – 23%; 40-54 – 48%; and 55+ – 26%.

Staff Diversity - Ethnicity

Ethnic distribution of PDP Staff in 2017

  Asian/PI: 12
  Black: 21
  Hispanic: 10
  White: 138

Figure 3

The chart demonstrates staff diversity by ethnicity. Data is presented as percentages as follows: Asian/PI – 7%; Black – 12%; Hispanic – 5%; White – 76%.

PDP projects that in 2022 staffing patterns will remain constant. PDP is continuing efforts to increase diversity in new hires.