About Human Resources

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Human Resources is to develop and administer value-added human resources programs and policies, while providing quality human resource consultation, services and solutions in an efficient and customer-focused manner.  We are committed to the acquisition, development, and retention of a talented and diverse workforce to advance the College’s strategic plan and student success agenda.

Meet the Staff

Lisa Hutcherson

Associate Vice President for Human Resources

ext. 8083

Lisa serves as the College’s chief human resources officer providing strategic leadership and operational direction, including organizational development, succession planning, recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, benefits, performance management and employee relations.  Contact Lisa if you have questions or concerns relating to policies & procedures, employee relations issues concerning faculty, administrators or classified/confidential employees, grievances, performance management, job classification and compensation, and/or training and development needs.

Jackie Casey

Technical/Craft Specialist A

ext. 8204

Jackie provides administrative support to the Associate Vice President for Human Resources and the Director of Human Resources, and she coordinates the administrative performance review process.


Abbey Ametrano

Director of Human Resources

ext. 8098

Abbey oversees the Talent Acquisition functions within the Human Resources department. She assists the Associate Vice President for Human Resources with employee relations, compensation/classification, and talent management;and provides input into the development and administration of human resources policies, procedures, and programs.

David Cullen

Talent Acquisition Specialist

ext. 8208

David serves as the lead over a full range of activities related to the acquisition of talent for (non-academic) staff positions at the College. His job responsibilities include the development of recruitment plans, sourcing and screening applicants based on position qualifications, and providing consultative services to hiring managers to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of selection and hiring processes, in accordance with the College’s collective bargaining agreement.

Shawna Bearden

Talent Acquisition Specialist

ext. 8280

Shawna performs a full range of employment activities, including coordinating the recruitment of full-time, part-time, credit and non-credit faculty positions, reviewing applicant pools, conducting background checks, auditing resumes and establishing initial salaries. She advises and explains College policies and procedures regarding employment to search committees and assists the HR Director with all non-benefit Human Resources related activities for faculty, including contract renewals, tenure and promotion, and sabbaticals.

Max Baker

HR Generalist

ext. 8498

Max provides support in the staff and faculty recruitment processes in the College’s Human Resources department. He is primarily responsible for the coordination of processes related to requests for temporary workers, background screening for staff and faculty positions, and new hire onboarding.

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)

The HRIS area is responsible for maintenance of the HR module of the Banner system, and provides the primary coordination with the payroll office. If you need address labels or a report from the system, these are the people to contact. Changes to demographic information such as name changes, address changes, etc. are handled by the HRIS area.

Elisabeth Madway

Manager, HRIS

ext. 8365

Elisabeth is responsible for planning, organizing, developing and directing the activities of the Banner HR/Payroll Systems (HRIS) functions for faculty, staff, student positions and employment. Contact Elisabeth if you have questions concerning job assignments.

Mei Chow

Analyst, HRIS

ext. 8229

Mei supports the planning, implementation and administration of the Banner HR/Payroll Information Systems (HRIS) for faculty, staff, student positions and employment. She prepares accurate and timely reports and audits of the HRIS system. She also serves as the department consultant with respect to system patches and upgrades.

Cora Lane

HRIS Assistant II

ext. 8456

Cora is responsible for entering and updating employee job, leave time, and payroll information into Banner, new hire processing, and maintaining personnel files and documentation.


Employee Benefits

Contact the employee benefits area if you have any questions concerning your medical, prescription drug, dental, life, long term disability or retirement plans. Employee Benefits staff can also provide you with information concerning the College's short term disability and income protection benefit programs, workers' compensation, health care and dependent care spending accounts, the commuter benefit program, and a variety of wellness programs and benefits.

Koi Stevens

Director, Employee Benefits

ext. 8034

Koi oversees all aspects of employee benefits. She is responsible for the strategic planning and direction of all employee benefits.

Retha Hall

Manager, Employee Benefits

ext. 6348

Retha oversees all aspects of employee benefits. She responsible for administering faculty, administrator, and staff benefits. She also handles leaves of absence and worker's compensation. 

Mark Frese

Benefits Administrator

ext. 8037

The Benefits Administrator is responsible for administering employee benefits, including medical, prescription drug, life insurance and retirement plan benefits. Mark also manages leaves of absence.

Christel McNeil

Benefits Assistant

ext. 8038

The Benefits Assistant is responsible for asssting in the administration employee benefits, including medical, prescription drug, life insurance and retirement plan benefits.