The Town of Berlin, Connecticut

Country Charm at the Center of Connecticut

Staff Directory - Details

Denise Parsons, PHR

Human Resources Director
Primary Department: Human Resources

Professional Profile

Denise Parsons has worked in the human resources field for more than 20 years.  She obtained her undergraduate degree from Central Connecticut State University and her Masters of Science in Organizational Behavior from the University of Hartford.  Denise is also a Certified Professional in Human Resources through the HR Certification Institute. 

Denise worked in the HR field at the University of Hartford for 15 years prior to accepting a position as Director of Human Resources for the Town of Berlin and its Board of Education.  She is one of the few HR Directors in the state to serve both the Town and the Board of Education and she has served in the dual role since 2009.

Denise supports a combined total of over 800 full time and part time staff, providing a full scope of professional HR services, including recruitment, onboarding, benefits, employee relations as well as supporting HR Technology.  Denise also represents Berlin in negotiations with the 13 collective bargaining units.   

Contact Us:

240 Kensington Road,
Berlin, CT 06037
Phone: 860.828.7000

Town Office Hours:
M-W 8:30am - 4:30pm
Th 8:30am - 7:00pm
F 8:30am - 1:00pm

Police Department:

240 Kensington Road,
Berlin, CT 06037
Dispatch Phone: 860-828-7080
Emergency: 911

Office Hours:
M-F 8:00am - 4:00pm