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Human Resources

HR Team

The Human Resources Office provides assistance and resources to CWU employees. We structured our teams in order to respond to your needs more comprehensively. If you are not certain about whom to contact, call our Front Desk at (509) 963-1202, and we will make sure your inquiry is directed to the right person. 

HR Organization Chart

Administrative Services

The administrative support team is HR’s front line of service. In person, by email, or over the phone, Administrative Services is ready to assist you.

Traci FjellstadOffice Managertraci.fjellstad@cwu.edu
(509) 963-1204
Erin SalughterFront Desk Leadslaughtere@cwu.edu
(509) 963-2132

 

Benefits & Medical Leave/Reasonable Accommodation

CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package along with vacation and sick leave plans depending on employment classification. Please contact a team member for more information.

Traci Klein,
SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Director,
Benefits & HR Operations
traci.klein@cwu.edu
(509) 963-2212
Melany PetersonBenefits Consultantmelany.peterson@cwu.edu
(509) 963-2269
Stephen SarchetHR Partner
Accommodation/Leave 
stephen.sarchet@cwu.edu
(509) 963-1286

 

Central Learning Academy

The Central Learning Academy team is committed to supporting your training and development needs by providing workshops and services on a variety of topics. 

Leah ValverdeCentral Learning Academy
Manager
leah.valverde@cwu.edu
(509) 963-2207
Kathy JohnsonHR Consultantgeorgia.johnson@cwu.edu
(509) 963-2072
Dale LonowskiTraining Specialistdale.lonowski@cwu.edu
(509) 963-2407

 

Data Management

The Data Management Team manages data and answers questions regarding Manager Self Service, MyCWU computer applications, and ePerformance.

Sue NoceHR Process Specialistsuzanne.noce@cwu.edu
(509) 963-2270
So Phourng ChenHR Consultant Assistantsophourng.chen@cwu.edu
(509) 963-2205

 

Equal Opportunity 

The Office for Equal Opportunity promotes and supports the university's commitment to develop an inclusive and diverse community.

Gail FarmerEqual Opportunity
& Talent Acquisition Manager
gail.farmer@cwu.edu
(509) 963-2206

 

Labor Relations

The Labor Relations unit handles labor affairs involving PSE and WFSE. Labor Relations provides information and support to management as well as represented and non-represented employees.

JoAnn HundtoftHR Partnerjoann.hundtoft@cwu.edu
(509) 963-1462
Ginger McIntoshHR Consultant Assistantginger.mcintosh@cwu.edu
(509) 963-1466

 

HR Leadership

The Executive Director advances the mission of CWU by providing best-in-class strategies that attract, develop, reward, and retain a diverse and talented workforce.

Staci Sleigh-Layman,
SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Executive Director

staci.sleigh-layman@cwu.edu
(509) 963-1256

 

HR Partners

HR Partners coordinate information and communication with managers and employees. They also assist employees to understand job performance expectations. 
View the areas assigned to each Partner.

Eric GalbraithHR Partnereric.galbraith@cwu.edu
(509) 963-2138
JoAnn HundtoftHR Partner & Labor Relationsjoann.hundtoft@cwu.edu
(509) 963-1462
Lorraine ChavezHR Partnerlorraine.chavez@cwu.edu
(509) 963-2266
Michael RogelHR Partnermichael.rogel@cwu.edu
(509) 963-2054
Stephen SarchetHR Partner & Leavestephen.sarchet@cwu.edu
(509) 963-1286
Traci Klein,
SPHR, SHRM-SCP
HR Partner & Benefitstraci.klein@cwu.edu
(509) 963-2212
Barbara HodgesHR Consultant Assistantbarbara.hodges@cwu.edu
(509) 963-2290
Brittany RumpfHR Consultant Assistantbrittany.rumpf@cwu.edu
(509) 963-1461

 

Talent Acquisition Team

The Talent Acquisition Team provides recruitment and related services to hire a high-performing, talented, and diverse workforce.

Joy CorbettTalent Acquisition Lead
Faculty
joy.corbett@cwu.edu
(509) 963-1260
Jordyn Ashford
Talent Acquisition Specialist
Civil Service/Exempt
jordyn.ashford@cwu.edu
(509) 963-2194
Bea PadillaTalent Acquisition Specialist
Student Employment
bobbi.padilla@cwu.edu
(509) 963-1267
Jennifer FordTalent Acquisition Specialist
Temporary/Hourly
jennifer.ford@cwu.edu
(509) 963-1253

 

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