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Capital HR

Welcome to the Capital HR System information site. Our goal is to provide you with useful information about our organization and facilitate best practice use of the Capital HR System.

Please click the following link for a list of our Manuals/Job Aides.

We encourage you to contact us at if you have any questions or feedback.

Mission Statement

Capital HR is a PeopleSoft-based solution for human resources, benefits and payroll entry in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

The Division of Enterprise Systems Management (ESM) within the Office of Enterprise Application Development (OEAD) provides overall program leadership and direction for Capital HR and represents HHS on enterprise-related Inter-Agency Groups.

Our mission is "to develop and implement enterprise human resources and payroll interface systems for the Department of Health and Human Services."

We serve the following HHS organizational components nationwide:

  • Administration for Children and Families (ACF)
  • Administration for Community Living (ACL)
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
  • Indian Health Service (IHS)
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Program Support Center (PSC)
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA)

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Immediate Leadership

The Enterprise Systems Management Division, is responsible for providing Capital HR Program leadership and overseeing the technical and functional teams that are charged with design, development and implementation of the system. While duties and tasks are divided along designated areas of responsibility, the teams work closely together to ensure cross-collaboration and the successful setup and operation of the Capital HR system at a central administrative level.  Please refer to the chart below to learn more about these Capital HR teams.


TeamKey ResponsibilitiesTeam Lead
Program OfficeProvides overall leadership and supervision to ensure the Enterprise Systems Management Program Office  performance is most efficientJack Stoute
Systems and Operations TeamResponsible for systems administration, database administration and maintenance in support of HHS civilian and Commissioned Corps personnel and payrollRichard Coaxum
Quality Assurance and Support (Functional Team)Performs systems analysis and design for changes, enhancements, and new requirements to the Department’s human resources and information systems, including personnel and compensationRichard Coaxum
Application Development (Technical Team)Provides IT maintenance and development support for the Department’s civilian personnel and support systems and Commissioned Corps systemsShakil Khwaja
Enterprise Reporting and Analytics TeamCollects HHS-wide data to generate over 300 pre-programmed or “canned” reports that address workforce demographics and trendsDarleen Young
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Extended CAPITALHR Leadership

Overall oversight of the Capital HR Program falls under the Office of Enterprise Application Development (OEAD) within the HHS Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). Higher-level oversight falls under Frank Baitman, the HHS CIO.

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HR Liaisons are HR functional and information technology employees in each HHS Agency who provide onsite assistance to their users.

Users who need help should contact their HR Liaisons listed below.

HR CenterName
AHRQMakita Lawrence
ACLMakita Lawrence
CDCApril Murray
CMSKim Presco, Debra Williams
FDASynethia Senn
HRSAJennifer Timpson
IHSHR Systems Support (
NIHHR Systems Support (
OIGJames Hale
OSMakita Lawrence
PSCMakita Lawrence
SAMHSAMakita Lawrence
Agency HR Liaisons log into “ServiceCenter (Peregrine)” at when they are unable to resolve an issue.