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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
(509) 963-1204
Erin SlaughterFront Desk
(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,
Benefits & HR Operations
(509) 963-2212
Melany PetersonBenefits
(509) 963-2269
Stephen SarchetHR Partner
(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
(509) 963-2207
Kathy JohnsonHR
(509) 963-2072
Dale LonowskiTraining
(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
(509) 963-2270
So Phourng ChenHR Consultant
(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
(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
(509) 963-1462
Ginger McIntoshHR Consultant
(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,

Executive Director
(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 Galbraith, SHRM-SCPHR
(509) 963-2138
JoAnn HundtoftHR Partner & Labor
(509) 963-1462
Lorraine ChavezHR
(509) 963-2266
Michael RogelHR
(509) 963-2054
Stephen SarchetHR Partner &
(509) 963-1286
Traci Klein,
HR Partner &
(509) 963-2212
Barbara HodgesHR Consultant
(509) 963-2290
Brittany RumpfHR Consultant
(509) 963-1461
Ginger McIntoshHR Consultant
(509) 963-1466


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
(509) 963-1260
Jordyn Ashford
Talent Acquisition Specialist
Civil Service/Exempt
(509) 963-2194
Bea PadillaTalent Acquisition Specialist
Student Employment
(509) 963-1267
Jennifer FordTalent Acquisition Specialist
(509) 963-1253


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