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 labor relations and negotiations; classification and compensation; payroll; retirement; insurance; professional staff employee relations; employment; human resources information systems management; organizational and professional development/training; disability management and employment inclusion and workplace diversity.

 


Lawless Tolliver-Warren

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

 

  • Executive leave reporting
  • Unemployment
  • HR Records Manager
  • Research & triage HR issues
  • Budget
  • Volunteer Program
  • Verification of Employment

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*** Employee / Labor Relations ***

Employee/Labor Relations Web Page

Lea Aune

Lea Aune

Associate Director
(360) 650-7763; Email

  • Internal Consulting
  • Labor/Employee Relations
    • Classified/Professional Staff
    • Contracts/Handbook
  • Supervise Classification/Compensation
  • Supervise Employment (Faculty/Staff)
  • Chief Contract Negotiator

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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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Danna Fritz

Danna Fritz

Classification and Compensation Manager
(360) 650-3924; Email

 

  • Position Determination / Review / Reallocation
  • Compensation Determination
  • Temporary Employee Process / Questions

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*** Benefits ***

Benefits Web Page --- E-mail

Kathy Thompson

Kathy Thompson

Benefits Manager
(360) 650-7314; Email

 

  • Management, evaluation, planning, administration, compliance and daily operation of Western’s health, welfare, and retirement programs
  • 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
  • Oversight of Disability/Medical Leave program

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*** FMLA/Disability Services ***

FMLA/Disability Services Web Page

Julie Moon

Julie Moon

Medical & Disability Leave Administrator
(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

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Jocylynn Kelley

Jocylynn Kelley

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

 

  • New Hire paperwork
  • General HR Questions
  • Professional Development Administrator

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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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Ron Marks

Professional Development & Training Specialist
(360) 650-3326; Fax: (360) 650-2810; Email

 

  • Professional Training
  • Organizational Development Projects
  • Internal Consulting
  • Coaching
  • Group Process Facilitation
  • Marketing & Outreach for OD/PD Services

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*** Payroll and Information Services***

Payroll Web Page --- E-mail

Sarah Crawford

Sarah Crawford

Assistant Director
(360) 650-6106; Fax: (360) 650-2810; Email

 

  • Administer the daily operations of Payroll Services
  • Oversee HRIS unit
  • Contact for Nonresident Alien employee tax issues
  • Taxation of non-cash earnings and yearend tax form preparation
  • Emergency paycheck 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
  • Emergency paycheck requests
  • Garnishment calculations

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Ben Harvey

Ben Harvey

Fiscal Analyst 2
(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 and quartely reporting
  • Emergency paycheck requests
  • Quarterly Social Security Administration Unemployment Reporting

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Donna Mason

HRIS Data Administrator
(360) 650-7713; Fax: (360) 650-2810; Email

 

  • HRIS data integrity
  • Manage PA & EPAF process, including inquiries & training

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Connie Sigart-Harris

Connie Swigart-Harris

Human Resources Consultant Assistant
(360) 650-7664; Fax: (360) 650-2810; 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)
  • Wireless Service Communication Agreement Forms

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Kate Horton

Human Resources Consultant Assistant
(360) 650-3565; Fax: (360) 650-2810; 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)
  • Wireless Service Communication Agreement Forms

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*** Employment Inclusion ***

Nick Sanchez

Nick Sanchez

Employment Inclusion Manager
(360) 650-7410 Email

 

  • Employment Inclusion and Diversity Outreach
  • Diversity Recruitment
  • Diversity and Inclusion Training Coordinator
  • New Employee Orientation Facilitator

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