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Locations

  • Main Office - 1515 West Lincoln Highway - 815-753-6000
  • Campus Service Center - Swen Parson Room 110 - 815-753-6000
  • Affirmative Action and Equity Compliance - 1515 West Lincoln Highway - 815-753-1118
  • Employee Assistance - Holmes Student Center Room 709 - 815-753-9191
  • Student Employment - Swen Parson Room 232 - 815-753-1394

Leadership

Laura Alexander Senior Assoc. VP, Human Resource Services 815-753-6565
Brian Smith Director, Employee Assistance Program 815-753-6039
Celeste Latham Assoc. VP, Administration and Human Resource Services 815-753-6525
Karen Baker Assoc. VP, Administration and HR Compliance 815-753-6017

Administrative Support

Mollie Montgomery Administrative Assistant 815-753-0458
Pam Roesner Administrative Aide 815-753-9202

Affirmative Action and Equity Compliance

Angelica Gutierrez-Vargas Assistant Equal Opportunity Officer 815-753-6089
Elizabeth Schwartz Program Services Aide 815-753-6030
Michelle Johnson Title IX Investigator 815-753-6042
Rose Henton Director, Coordinated Education, Training & Outreach 815-753-2632
Roselyn Snell Director, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity 815-753-6038
Sarah Adamski Associate Director & Deputy Title IX Coordinator 815-753-5560
Susan Swegle Assistant Director, Training and Outreach 815-753-6540

Benefit Services

Elizabeth Guess Director, Insurance & Benefits 815-753-1347
Bridgett Davis Human Resource Representative 815-753-6318
Maria Wilk-Siuba Benefits Counselor 815-753-6036
Renee Bechtel Benefits Counselor 815-753-8230
Stephanie Kruizenga Human Resource Officer 815-753-6077
Susan Kerschke Benefits Representative 815-753-7056
Vickie Hueramo Benefits Officer 815-753-5071

Employee & Labor Relations

Jackie Hessian Asst. Director, Employee & Labor Relations 815-753-6053
Jesse Perez Director, Employee & Labor Relations 815-753-5057
Marlene Bryant Administrative Assistant 815-753-0457
Stephen Katz Director, Academic Employee & Labor Relations 815-753-1768

Employee Services

Rhonda Wybourn Deputy Director 815-753-6023
Chris Atherton Human Resource Coordinator 815-753-8377
Darius Sias Human Resource Assistant 815-753-0455
Jill Secor Human Resource Assistant Manager 815-753-6027
Katie Mayberry Human Resource Officer 815-753-5907
Laurie Johnson Human Resource Representative 815-753-6040
Linda Korth Human Resource Officer 815-753-0094
Lisa Johnson Human Resource Representative 815-753-6033
Mindy Venners Human Resource Officer 815-753-1394
Sandra Woodson Human Resource Officer 815-753-6026
Sherri Metsker Human Resource Officer 815-753-9404
Tamara Cochran Human Resource Representative 815-753-6034
Veris Hawkins-Smith Human Resource Officer 815-753-0144
Vicki Wronkowski Human Resource Assistant Manager 815-753-6029

HR Service Centers

Judy Flores Sender Human Resource Representative 815-753-0456
Linda Novak Human Resource Assistant 815-753-6012
Rebekka Ayres Human Resource Representative 815-753-6028

HR Technology Support

Ann Kenney IT Technical Associate / Web Content Manager 815-753-1788
Ben Gardner IT Technical Associate / Application Developer 815-753-5436

Payroll

Judith Stecker Payroll Specialist I 815-753-6060
Noor Harrison Immigration Specialist 815-753-6373
Rebecca Scott Payroll Specialist II 815-753-6044
Sandy Hess Payroll Manager 815-753-6050
Tammy Lexa Payroll Specialist III 815-753-6043

Training & Work / Life

Karen Smith Program Services Specialist 815-753-9191
Lesley Gilbert Asst Director, Employee Services HR Development 815-753-9196
Savili Ngovo Counselor 815-753-1616

NOTE: General questions or services not listed above call (815) 753-6000 or email humanresources@niu.edu.

Business Hours

Monday - Friday 
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Mailing Address

Human Resource Services
Northern Illinois University
1515 West Lincoln Highway
DeKalb, IL 60115