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Human Resources Office
Mitchell First Floor
(509) 963-1202
Mailstop 7425
Visit Us Monday - Friday | 8am-5pm

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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. 

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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 Fjellstad Office Manager
Erin Slaughter Front Desk Lead


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
Melany Peterson Benefits Consultant
Stephen Sarchet HR Partner
Accommodations/Workers Comp
Barbara Hodges HR Consultant Assistant, FMLA


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 Valverde Central Learning Academy
Kathy Johnson, SHRM-CP HR Consultant
Dale Lonowski Training Specialist


Data Management

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

Sue Noce HR Process Specialist
So Phourng Chen HR Consultant Assistant


Equal Opportunity 

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

Staci Sleigh-Layman,
Executive Director and
Equal Opportunity Manager
Leslie Lindsey Internal Investigator/Special Projects


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 Hundtoft Director Employee Services & Talent Acquisition
Ginger McIntosh HR Consultant Assistant


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


HR Partners

HR Partners coordinate information and communication with managers and employees. They also assist employees to understand job performance expectations. Please call the HR Help Desk to contact your HR Partner at ext. 1202.

JoAnn Hundtoft Director Employee Services & Talent Acquisition
Eric Galbraith, SHRM-SCP HR Partner
Lorraine Chavez HR Partner
Michael Rogel HR Partner
Stephen Sarchet HR Partner & Leave
Barbara Hodges HR Consultant Assistant
Missy Davis HR Consultant Assistant
Ginger McIntosh HR Consultant Assistant


Talent Acquisition Team

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

Joy Corbett Talent Acquisition Lead
Lucy Rolfe
Talent Acquisition Specialist
Civil Service/Exempt
Monique Gonzalez Talent Acquisition Specialist
Student Employment
Jennifer Ford Talent Acquisition Specialist


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