Who to Ask? - Human Resources Staff


Mailing Address

Human Resources
Western Washington University
516 High Street, MS 9054
Bellingham, WA 98225-5996

 

Physical Address

Humanities
2nd Floor, HU203
Bellingham, Washington

Voice: (360) 650-3774; Fax: (360) 650-2810; Email: HR@wwu.edu


Chyerl Wolfe-Lee

Chyerl Wolfe-Lee, PHR

Assistant Vice President for Human Resources
(360) 650-3774; Email
Assistant Vice President Page

 

Provide overall strategic Human Resources leadership. Administer Human Resources policies, programs and practices, including planning, organizing, developing, implement and coordinating. Direct all components of the University’s Human Resources programs including classified staff labor relations; classification and compensation; payroll; retirement; insurance; professional staff employee relations; employment; and human resources information systems management.

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Sherri Nelson

Sherri Nelson

Administrative Assistant to the AVP Human Resources
(360) 650-3778; Email

 

  • Executive leave reporting
  • Unemployment
  • HR Records Manager
  • Research & triage HR issues
  • Budget

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*** Benefits ***

Benefits Web Page --- E-mail

Kathy Thompson

Kathy Thompson

Benefits Administrator
(360) 650-7314; Email

 

  • Administer health insurance & retirement plans
  • Overall guidance on Retirement/Insurance & Law/Regulations
  • Manage WWURP / VIP master record keeper relationship
  • Representative on UW Fund Review Committee
  • Retirement / Insurance Legislative Representative
  • Manage PEBB Audits

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*** Employee / Labor Relations ***

Employee/Labor Relations Web Page

Doug Adelstein

Doug Adelstein

Associate Director, Human Resources
(360) 650-2513; Email

 

  • Direct Classified Employee / Labor Relations
  • Chief Contract Negotiator
  • Classified Contract interpretation / Administration
  • Oversee Classified & Professional Staff Classification / Compensation
  • Oversee Disability / Medical Leave Program

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Danna Fritz

Danna Fritz

Classification and Compensation Administrator, Classified & Professional Staff
(360) 650-3924; Email

 

  • Classification / Position Reviews
  • Reclassification / Reallocation
  • Compensation
  • Classified Temporary Employment
  • Classified Layoffs

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Melissa Reed

Melissa Reed

HR Generalist
(360) 650-7718; Email

 

  • Classified Labor / Employee Relations
  • Classified Contract Interpretation / Administration
  • Professional Staff Classification / Compensation
  • Staff Performance Assessment Process

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*** Employment ***

Employment Web Page --- E-mail

Stephanie Ludemann

Stephanie Ludemann

Employment Administrator
(360) 650-3306; Email

 

  • On-line application system: app / selection / employment process
  • Job Postings
  • Jobs Listserv
  • Job Description and Announcement Assistance
  • New Employee Orientation
  • Classified Transfer Procedures
  • Exit Interview Process
  • Outplacement Resources Center

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Jocylynn Kelley

Jocylynn Kelley

Human Resources Consultant Assistant
(360) 650-6841; Email

 

  • New Hire paperwork
  • General HR Questions
  • Verification of Employment
  • Volunteer Program

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*** Employment Inclusion ***

Nick Sanchez

Nick Sanchez

Employment Inclusion Manager
(360) 650-7410 Email

 

  • Employment Inclusion and Diversity Outreach
  • Supervisor Training And Resources (STAR) Coordinator
  • Supervisor Training Facilitator

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*** FMLA/Disability Services ***

FMLA/Disability Services Web Page

Julie Moon

Julie Moon

Medical & Disability Administrator
Medical/Disability Leave & Professional Staff Classification/Compensation
(360) 650-3771; Fax: (360) 788-0071; Email

 

  • Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)
  • FMLA Military & Military Spousal Leave
  • Disability Leave
  • Shared Leave
  • Domestic Violence Leaves & Resources
  • Workplace Accommodations
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Professional Staff Classification / Compensation

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*** Human Resources Services ***

HRMS/HRIS Resources Web Page

Lea Aune

Lea Aune

Assistant Director, Human Resources Services
(360) 650-7763; Email

 

  • Professional staff relations
  • Professional Staff Handbook guidance & performance expectations
  • Classified labor & employee relations
  • Assist with contract negotiation
  • Oversee HRIS and Employment units
  • Organizational Development

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Donna Mason

HRIS Data Administrator
(360) 650-7713; Email

 

  • HRIS data integrity
  • Manage PA & EPAF process, including inquiries & training
  • Assist with data requests
  • Wireless Service Communication Agreement Forms

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Connie Sigart-Harris

Connie Swigart-Harris

Human Resources Consultant Assistant
(360) 650-7664; Email

 

  • Personnel Action (PA) Form & Deduction/Benefit Input (Last Name A-K)
  • Student Employment Input (Last Name A-K)
  • Employee Name Change Requests (Last Name A-K)
  • Employee Office Address Updates (Last Name A-K)

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Amanda Steinbach

Amanda Ingram

Human Resources Consultant Assistant
(360) 650-3565; Email

 

  • Personnel Action (PA) Form & Deduction/Benefit Input (Last Name L-Z)
  • Student Employment Input (Last Name L-Z)
  • Employee Name Change Requests (Last Name L-Z)
  • Employee Office Address Updates (Last Name L-Z)

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*** HR Management Systems (HRMS) ***

HRMS/HRIS Resources Web Page

Vic Kiel

Vic Kiel

HRMS Manager
(360) 650-7418; Email

 

  • Manage HR Management Systems
  • HR Systems Security (Banner HR, FAST HR, HR Esign)
  • Data Requests
  • Computer applications, FAST-HR, Banner training
  • Computer applications, FAST-HR, Banner training
  • FAST-HR Queries and Reports
  • EASE (NOVUS) Technical Support
  • HR Website
  • WWU Training Website (LMS)

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David Weiss

David Weiss

Information Technology Specialist
(360) 650-3478; Email

 

  • Banner HR functional support
  • Banner HR subsystems functional support
  • Banner HR Reports
  • HR Esign Forms
  • Banner HR Reports
  • Employee Web 4U

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*** Organizational & Professional Development / Training***

Organizational & Professional Development / OD Web Page --- E-mail

Dennis Dashiell

Asst. Dir., Org/Prof Development
(360) 650-7765; Fax: (360) 650-0765; Email

 

  • Organizational Development Projects and Change Management
  • Conflict Management Support, Cooperative Problem Solving
  • Capacity Building, Internal Consulting
  • Coaching, Facilitating, Mediating
  • Professional Training (programming, supervising, coordinating)

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Tina Janni

Professional Development Administrator
(360) 650-3326; Email

 

  • Professional Development
  • Training and Facilitation
  • Employee Engagement
  • Strategic Communications

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*** Payroll ***

Payroll Web Page --- E-mail

Sarah Crawford

Sarah Crawford

Payroll Manager
(360) 650-6106; Fax: (360) 650-2810; Email

 

  • Administer the daily operations of Payroll Services
  • Contact for Non-Resident employee tax issues
  • Taxation of non-cash earnings and yearend tax form preparation
  • Late payroll payment requests
  • Garnishment calculations

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Megan Summers

Megan Summers

Fiscal Specialist
(360) 650-2991; Fax: (360) 650-2810; Email

 

  • Primary contact for payroll questions
  • Approver permissions, set up and training
  • Direct Deposit Enrollment
  • Leave cash outs
  • Overpayment resolution
  • Payroll deduction vendor payments

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Ben Harvey

Ben Harvey

Fiscal Analyst
(360) 650-3936; Fax: (360) 650-2810; Email

 

  • Perform and monitor semi-monthly payroll processing
  • State reporting, reconciliation and payment for health care and retirement
  • Federal tax payments

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*** Wellness Program ***

Wellness Program Web Page

Kaylee Nightingale

Kaylee Nightingale

Employee Development & Wellness Administrator
(360) 650-3386; Email

 

  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Employee development training
  • Fitness class instructor

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