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Office Contact Information

Phone: 206-296-5870
Fax: 206-296-2100

Hours: Monday - Friday 8AM-4:30PM closed 12-1PM for lunch

Appointments are encouraged but in-person visits are always welcome.  

If you have a question or concern that can only be answered by a specific HR colleague who is not immediately available, we will take your information and you will be contacted as soon as possible. 

To better serve you, we have created the following specialized inboxes for you to use that routes your email directly to the working group that can best assist you.

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For benefits and retirement-related questions/requests: 

For leave of absence requests and questions: 

For questions or information about staff recruiting, hiring, applications: 

For training and development-related questions/requests: 

For information or questions about staff compensation: 

For any questions or inquiries about faculty (Academic Operations), including faculty recruitment, compensation/payroll, and stipends:

For ADA accommodations:  

Ellen Whitcraft-Huelmann

For inquiries or concerns related to faculty and/or staff relations:  

Ellen Whitcraft-Huelmann

For all staff HR forms (E.g. Wage Change or Title, Department or Supervisor Change Form) and Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) forms please submit to: 

For questions about Staff Annual Staff Performance Reviews (APR): 

For new and rehired faculty transcripts: 

HR Leadership Team

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Jerron Lowe

Vice President for Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer

Phone: (206) 296-5868

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Maggie Ricketts

Associate Vice President, HR & Talent Strategies

Phone: 206-398-4997

  • Staff Recruitment
  • New Hire Experience
  • Training & Development
  • Annual Performance Review Process
  • Flexwork Program
  • Workforce Engagement Survey
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Albert Vanderhoeven

HR Director, Benefits and HR Systems

Phone: (206) 296-2132

  • Benefits Management
  • Leave Management
  • HRIS Management
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Ellen Whitcraft-Huelmann

HR Director, Workforce and Labor Relations

Phone: 206-296-5827

  • Performance Management
  • Corrective Action Plans
  • Coaching & Mediation
  • Policy, Handbook & Collective Bargaining Agreements Interpretation
  • Trainings & Labor Negotiations
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Dana Frankenberg

HR Director, Compensation

Phone: 206-220-8538

  • Staff Compensation Program

HR Team

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Sandra Brierley

HR Manager, Academic Operations

Phone: 206-398-4422

  • Tenure-Track and Term Faculty
  • Faculty Policy & Procedure
  • Faculty Recruitments
  • Emeritus Appointments


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Lisa Croft

Leave & Benefits Analyst

  • Leave Management
  • Tuition Remission and Exchange Programs
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Brittany Goff

HR Talent & Engagement Manager

Phone: (206) 296-5867

  • Annual Staff Performance Review process
  • Training & Development
  • Compliance Training
  • Flexwork Program Support
  • HR Communications
  • LinkedIn Learning Licenses
  • Workforce Engagement Survey
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Kai Mindel

Executive Coordinator

  • Administrative support for VPHR
  • Appreciation of staff event planning
  • Budget coordinator
  • HR project coordinator
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Hannah Nguyen

Benefits Operations Analyst

  • Benefits Management
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George Razavine

Compensation Analyst

  • Intake for job evaluation requests
  • Supports compensation planning activities
  • Completes compensation surveys


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Becky Rowe

HR Business Partner

Phone: 206-296-2133

Pilot role will:

  • Consult, support and liaise between HR and the assigned work units, aligning institutional objectives and people strategies. 
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Theo Savini

Talent Operations Specialist

  • Hiring & Onboarding Temporary Staff
  • EngageSU system administrator
  • Compliance Training
  • Staff Performance Reviews
  • Flexwork spreadsheets support
  • Volunteer setup
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Leanna Sparks

HR Partner- Hiring and the New Employee Experience

  • Staff Hiring and Recruiting
  • Staff Onboarding
  • New Employee Orientation
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Lorena Toledo-Eastey

HR Academic Operations Specialist

  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Affiliate Faculty
  • Faculty Onboarding


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April Wootton

HR Assistant

Phone: 2062965869

  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Affiliate Faculty
  • Faculty Onboarding

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