HRMD Leadership

HR Leadership is led by the Interim Vice President and Chief People Officer, Sabrina Minor. HR Leadership develops and implements the human resources priorities for George Washington University's workforce while acting as a strategic partner for the university. 

Sabrina Minor, Interim Vice President and Chief People Officer

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As Interim Vice President and Chief People Officer, Ms. Minor oversees the Human Resource Management and Development function at George Washington University, overseeing HR operations and strategy, talent acquisition, benefits, compensation, payroll, and talent and organizational development. She is responsible for developing a long-term, data-driven strategic workforce plan that attracts, develops, retains, engages and supports faculty and staff to advance the university’s mission.

Prior to this, Ms. Minor oversaw the HR Business Partner division within Human Resource Management and Development as well as the Faculty and Staff Service Center as the Assistant Vice President of the HR Business Partner unit. She holds a B.S. degree in Human Resources, and has certificates in conflict resolution, and workforce planning and management.

(Email): [email protected]

(o): (202) 994-8605


Diane Conners, Director, Talent Acquisition

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Ms. Conners oversees the Talent Acquisition team and guides all recruitment and hiring efforts for the university staff population, including the Colonial Temps (temporary staff). In this role, Ms. Conners works with leaders across the university, to hire and locate the candidates who align with the university's goals. She has both a M.Sc. and B.A. degree, both from Saint John Fisher College.

(o): (571) 553-8315

Email: [email protected]

Kim Carusone, Interim Assistant Vice President, Talent and Organizational Development

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Kim Carusone oversees the Talent and Organizational development function. In this role, Ms. Carusone manages several key strategic initiatives that support the university’s organizational development goals and oversees employee orientation, onboarding, succession planning, performance management, learning and development and employee engagement. 

Email: [email protected]

(o): 202-994-0083

Jessica Tischler, Interim Assistant Vice President, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Access

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In her role as Interim AVP of Equal Employment Opportunity and Access, Jessica Tischler oversees EEO compliance and discrimination investigations, disability and religious accommodations, and affirmative action, and provides strategic guidance on employment and labor relations matters. Ms. Tischler holds a J.D. from The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College. 

Email: [email protected]

(o):  202-994-1393

Kellie Walls, Executive Assistant, Office of the Vice President and Chief People Officer

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As Executive Assistant to the Vice President and Chief People Officer (VP/CPO), Ms. Walls offers a wide range of executive support for the VP/CPO and other leaders within the organization. While managing the appointments and scheduling for the leadership team, she also acts as the project manager and primary point of contact for administrative matters pertaining to the Office of the VP/CPO. She is responsible for coordinating daily operational functions, streamlining management systems, monitoring budgets, and improving business efficiency. Ms. Walls has over 20 years of experience as an administrative professional in both the private and public sectors.

Email: [email protected]

(o): (202) 994-1780

Jennifer Lopez, Associate Vice President, Total Rewards

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As Associate Vice President of Total Rewards, Jennifer Lopez oversees the payroll, compensation, benefits, and HR Information Systems functions. Ms. Lopez guides workforce administration on a large scale, and is responsible for several key university initiatives, such as Open Enrollment and merit adjustments. Ms. Lopez is a Certified Public Accountant and has a B.S. with Penn State University. She has worked at George Washington University for over 18 years. Prior to joining GW, she worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.

Email: [email protected]

(o): (571) 553-8324


Albert Mojica, Director, HRIS Business Operations

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As HRIS Business Operations director, Albert Mojica is responsible for the strategic and operational direction of enterprise HR systems, including implementing, maintaining, and leveraging HR system solutions critical to HRMD business priorities. The HRIS Business Operations Director consults and advises HRIS Operations, HR Business Partners, HR Subject Matter Experts, and other system users. This position also serves as a strategic and collaborative partner with Information Technology, Business Intelligence, Finance, Academic Affairs and vendors on various business initiatives and change management.

(Email): [email protected]

(o): (571) 553-8504