Our Departments, Boards and Programs Government Operations Agency oversees nine different state departments, boards and programs. These entities support our agency’s mission to improve management and accountability of government programs, increase efficiency and promote better and more coordinated operational decisions. CalHR is responsible for all issues related to employee salaries and benefits, job classifications, civil rights, training, exams, recruitment and retention. State Personnel Board State Personnel Board is charged with overseeing the merit-based, job-related recruitment and selection process for the hiring of state employees who provide critical services to the citizens of California. Department of General Services (DGS) DGS serves as business manager for the State of California. It provides a variety of services to state entities through procurement solutions, real estate management, building standards and school construction. Franchise Tax Board Franchise Tax Board's mission is to help taxpayers file tax returns timely, accurately, and pay the correct amount to fund services important to Californians. Teachers Retirement System CalSTRS' mission is to secure the financial future of California's educators by providing retirement, disability and survivor benefits for full-time and part-time public school educators. Department of Technology The California Department of Technology is committed to partnering with state and local government entities to deliver digital services, develop innovative and responsive solutions for business needs and provide quality assurance for Information Technology projects and services. Victim Compensation Board The Victim Compensation Program provides compensation for victims of violent crime. It provides eligible victims with reimbursement for many crime-related expenses. Public Employees Retirement System Since July 1, 2017, CDTFA has assumed all previous statutory tasks of the Board of Equalization and has performed administrative functions for the Board. The CDTFA reports to the California Government Operations Agency. Office of Administrative Law The Office of Administrative Law (OAL) ensures that agency regulations are clear, necessary, legally valid, and available to the public. Since July 1, 2017, CDTFA has assumed all previous statutory tasks of the Board of Equalization and has performed administrative functions for the Board. The CDTFA reports to the California Government Operations Agency.