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Human Resources
Human Resources

Our Human Resources Team


Anila Din, Associate Vice President of Human Resources
Jordan Hall, Room 37

Consultant for:

  • Office of the President
  • Office of the Provost
  • Human Resources


Carmela Williams, Assistant to the AVP of HR
Jordan Hall, Room 37


  • Schedule Management to AVP of HR
  • Project Management
  • HR Budget
  • Audits
  • HR Projects


Sherri A. Heidenreich, Human Resources Assistant
Jordan Hall, Room 37


  • Office receptionist
  • General HR questions
  • Verbal employment verifications
  • New employee orientation scheduling
  • Exit interview scheduling
  • Flowers for life events
  • Service awards and retirement recognition programs


Organizational Effectiveness


Tammy Pressler, Manager, Organizational Effectiveness (HR Consultant and Deputy Title IX Coordinator)
Jordan Hall, Room 37

Consultant for:

  • College of Communications
  • College of Education
  • Jordan College of the Arts
  • College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Lacy School of Business
  • Student Academic Affairs (R and R, LRC, DSS, ICS, CFV)
  • Associate Provost


Michelle Lewis, HR Consultant
Jordan Hall, Room 37

Consultant for:

  • Student Affairs
  • Enrollment Management
  • Marketing
  • Libraries




Felicia Sykes, Manager, Employment
Jordan Hall, Room 37


  • Position review (PRC) process
  • Annual merit process
  • Daily compensation & classification questions/inquiries
  • Labor market analyses
  • Salary surveys
  • Offer letters
  • Review of applicants for departments
  • New employee onboarding
  • General recruitment questions/inquiries


Catherine Judson, Employment Specialist
Jordan Hall, Room 52


  • Processing new student hires
  • Processing I-9 and background checks
  • Assists with offer letters
  • Job postings
  • HR projects


Sue Gray, HR Coordinator (Tue-Thur Only)
Jordan Hall, Room 37


  • Processing faculty and staff status forms
  • Researching pay issues
  • Name/address and other personal data changes in PeopleSoft




Kerry McLaren, Benefits Administrator
Jordan Hall, Room 52


Terry Kelley-Crouse, Senior Benefits Analyst
Jordan Hall, Room 52


Tomiko Whitaker, HR Benefits Specialist
Jordan Hall, Room 52


Benefit Team Functions:

  • New faculty and staff benefits orientation and enrollment
  • Benefit coverage and beneficiary changes
  • Insurance plan administration:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • Basic and Supplemental Life
    • Disability
    • Flexible spending and Health savings
  • COBRA administration
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Benefit consumerism and advocacy
  • Retirement plans (TIAA-CREF) 403(B)
  • Tuition remission/tuition exchange
  • Benefits exit interview
  • Americans with Disabilities Act process management
  • Leave administration
  • Workers compensation 
  • PRC process
  • Affordable Care Act process management