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 11% this past year, which is down from 12% the previous year (2018–2019). PDP has successfully recruited and filled many of the professional vacancies that have arisen. Although the COVID-19 pandemic led to a pause in recruitment activities, PDP anticipates robust efforts to continue filling currently vacant positions in the months ahead. Support staff has remained relatively constant for the past several years, and the number of graduate assistants and student interns has also remained steady, as illustrated in the following figures.

PDP Staffing 2018 through 2020
Category 2018 2019 2020
Professional 165 155 172
Support 19 17 18
Graduate Assistants/Interns 18 17 17
Total 202 189 207

PDP Staff Age, Gender, Ethnicity

PDP has a diversified staff that includes several generations in the workplace. The age, gender, and ethnic distribution of staff for 2019-2020 is highlighted in Figures 2-4 shown below.

PDP projects that in 2021 staffing patterns will remain constant. Ongoing efforts continue to increase diversity in new hires.

Staff Diversity - Age

Age distribution of PDP Staff in 2020

  24 and under: 16
  25-39: 49
  40-54: 92
  55+: 50

Figure 2

The chart demonstrates staff diversity by age. Data is presented as percentages as follows: 24 and under – 8%; 25-39 – 24%; 40-54 – 44%; and 55+ – 24%.

Staff Diversity - Gender

Gender distribution of PDP Staff in 2017

  Male: 58
  Female: 149

Figure 3

The chart demonstrates staff diversity by gender. Data is presented as percentages as follows: Male – 28%; Female – 72%.

Staff Diversity - Ethnicity

Ethnic distribution of PDP Staff in 2017

  Asian/PI: 16
  Black: 26
  Hispanic: 11
  White: 154

Figure 4

The chart demonstrates staff diversity by ethnicity. Data is presented as percentages as follows: Asian/PI – 8%; Black – 13%; Hispanic – 5%; White – 74%.

PDP projects that in 2020 staffing patterns will remain constant. Ongoing efforts continue to increase diversity in new hires.