Human Resources Staff

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Photo of Danielle Gonzalez
Director of Human Resources
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-3129

Areas of Expertise

  • Leads HR staff in serving the Williams community.
  • Responsible for policy development, strategic planning, legal compliance, staffing management, HR forecasting, employee relations, compensation, and organization and program development.
  • Responsible for employee relations, policy questions, workplace concerns, compliance efforts and employment reporting.
Photo of Tammi Burnett
Assistant Director of Human Resources
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-4707

Areas of Expertise

  • Serves the College by supporting and contributing to HR strategy and initiatives
  • Responsible for employee relations, workplace concerns, compliance efforts, and employment reporting.
  • Responsible for implementing recruitment strategy, onboarding programs and initiatives, and project-based HR initiatives
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Human Resources Coordinator
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-3716

Areas of Expertise

  • Supports HR Director with calendaring and scheduling, monitoring department financials, preparing departmental correspondence and special projects.
  • Manages Staff Appreciation Day program, coordinates new employee orientations and exit interviews for departing staff and monthly employee lunches.
  • Provides campus support for general HR inquiries and employee concerns.
  • Meets with employees regarding retirement and Medicare.
  • Completes employment verifications.
  • Coordinates Staff Advisory Council meetings, minutes, and website.
Photo of Yolanda Galbreath
HR Assistant
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-2681

Areas of Expertise

  • HR Reception – provides assistance to all visitors, students, faculty, staff, and retirees.
  • Responds to applicant inquiries.
  • Processes new hire I-9 forms.
  • Provides benefits support especially related to FMLA processing and retirement health plans.

Photo of Kristen A. MacFarlane
Assistant Director for Benefits and Compensation
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-4478

Areas of Expertise

  • Provides total benefits solutions that support an evolving workforce
  • Leads benefits plan strategies and administration, including review and implementation of new initiatives
  • Leads Wellness initiatives and programming
Photo of Megan A. Childers
Benefits Specialist
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-4355

Areas of Expertise

  • Oversees employee benefits and new hire orientations.
  • Leave administration and support, including FMLA compliance and tracking.
Photo of Christa A. Waryas
Payroll Systems Manager
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-4479

Areas of Expertise

  • Manages all facets of payroll and tax processing for faculty, staff and students.
  • Provides payroll reporting as needed and assists with pay, policy and procedure related questions.
  • Works closely with the Budget Director while maintaining operational budget oversight.
Photo of Carol B. Rand
Payroll Specialist
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-4162

Areas of Expertise

  • Process the biweekly student payroll.
  • Assist the Payroll Systems Manager in processing the biweekly staff payroll.
  • Provide campus support for general payroll questions.
Photo of Simone M. Anderson
HRIS and Data Analytics Manager
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-3032

Areas of Expertise

  • Stewards technology solutions that support data-driven decision making and streamlined self-service access
  • Ensures data integrity, and leads functional enhancements and process improvement initiatives
  • Reporting and data analysis for HR and administrative offices as well as external audiences
Photo of Deb Stawarz
HRIS Specialist
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-2682

Areas of Expertise

  • Ensures data integrity of applicant, faculty, staff, retiree, and student employee information in the Human Resources System.
  • Develops and document consistent and appropriate data maintenance procedures.
  • Conducts Employee and Manager Self-Service training and administrative user training.
Photo of Kevin L. Orell
HRIS Assistant
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-4075
413-597-2681

Areas of Expertise

  • Ensures data integrity of applicant and temporary employee information in the Human Resources System.
  • Develops and document consistent and appropriate data maintenance procedures.
  • Facilitates temporary employee new hire orientation.

Photo of Janine M. Burt
Manager, Student Employment
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-4568

Areas of Expertise

  • Connects supervisors and students for on-campus employment opportunities. Counsels supervisors and students on employment issues and concerns.
  • Trains and supports supervisors with hiring, paying, and managing their student employees through the Human Resources System as well as posting and managing positions on Handshake.
  • Assists with summer employment operations.
Photo of Cecilia Hirsch
Manager, Spouse Partner Resources
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-4587

Areas of Expertise

  • Addresses career and relocation needs of college spouses/partners essential to continued investment in the college community.
  • Provides career counseling and practical assistance for all areas of job-search process, including resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, and employer research.
  • Manages Professional Development Fund.
Photo of Bob Wright
HR Partner
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-4060

Human Resources B&L Building
HR Front Desk
413-597-2681
Conference Room
413-597-4735

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