Meet Our Organization

The Human Resource Management and Development (HRMD) staff provides services and support to the GW community in the areas of staffing, employee work-life benefits, learning and development, as well as employee and labor relations. Within HRMD, teams with particular areas of expertise work together to develop and maintain a workplace that supports and enhances GW's diverse body of faculty and staff.

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

 

Dana Bradley

Vice President and Chief People Officer

[email protected]

 

Jennifer Lopez

Associate Vice President, Total Rewards

[email protected]

 

Marlon Sukal

Assistant Vice President, Talent & Organizational Dev.

[email protected]

 

Vickie Fair

Assistant Vice President, EEO and Employee Relations

[email protected]

 

Sabrina Minor

Director, HR Business Partners

[email protected]

 

Diane Conners

Director, Talent Acquisition

[email protected]

 

Administrative Team

 

Kellie Walls

Executive Assistant

[email protected]

 

The HR Business Partner team (HRBP) is responsible for providing comprehensive human resource services to the GW community. Comprised of the Faculty & Staff Service Center and a team of HR representatives embedded throughout the university, HRBPs serves as primary points of contact for university employees.

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Sabrina Minor
Director, HR Business Partners
202-994-8605
[email protected]

 

 

 

HR Business Partners

The HR Business Partners serve as the primary contacts between departments/schools and other subject matter experts within Human Resource Management and Development (HRMD). Business Partners provide assistance in a variety of areas, including employee relations, organizational/employee development, succession planning, compensation, staffing, benefits, payroll, alternative work arrangements, and recruitment. In addition, they consult with their respective units in evaluating, developing, and implementing processes that ensure effective and consistent human resources management practices and procedures.

HR Business Partners focus on building strong relationships with their units by:

  • Understanding the unit’s discipline, mission, and goals
  • Assisting the unit with long term human capital planning
  • Developing and maintaining a proactive customer advocacy role
  • Providing strategic organizational design and development
  • Serving as resources to ensure that the unit is in compliance with laws, rules, and regulations
  • Assisting with the implementation of HRMD strategies and policies

Use the directory below to find your HR representatives and their contact information.

Columbian College of Arts & Sciences


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Mafona Shea
HR Director
CCAS
202-994-2182
[email protected]

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Kanishk Singh
HR Manager
CCAS
571-553-3579
[email protected]

Christina Drogin

Christina Drogin
HR Manager
CCAS
571-553-8205
[email protected]

 

Shannon Mohler

Shannon Mohler
HR Associate
CCAS
202-994-1630
[email protected]

 

 

 

GW Information Technology (GW IT), Executive Management, Finance, Human Resource Management and Development (HRMD)


Bensen Sarandal

Bensen Sarandal
HR Director
GW IT, Executive Management, Finance, HRMD
571-553-4292
[email protected]

Jamilah Abdul-Wahab

Jamilah Abdul-Wahab
HR Manager
Executive Management, Finance, HRMD, GW IT
571-553-4494
[email protected]

 

Elliott School of International Affairs (ESIA), Office of Vice President of Research (OVPR), GW Law School


Robyn Jones

Robyn Jones
HR Director
ESIA, OVPR, GW Law
202-836-0683
[email protected]

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Wendy Feldstein
HR Manager
GW Law
202-994-1850
[email protected].

Jasmine Kelsey

Jasmine Kelsey
HR Associate
ESIA, OPVR, GW Law
202-994-1421
[email protected].

 

 

   

Athletics and Division of Student Affairs


 

 

 

 

 

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Rea Childs
202-994-0766
[email protected]

Alexander Pullen

Alexander Pullen
HR Manager
202-994-1369
[email protected]

 

 

 

   

Board of Trustees (BOT), Development & Alumni Relations (DAR), External Relations, Office of General Counsel (OGC), Office of the President (OTP)


Kawona Johnson

Kawona Johnson
HR Manager
BOT, External Relations, OGC
202-994-5281
[email protected]

Colleen Goffe

Colleen Goffe
HR Manager
DAR
202-994-0213
[email protected]

 

 

Arzu Erkus

Arzu Erkus
HR Associate
DAR, External Relations, OGC
[email protected]

   

School of Engineering & Applied Science (SEAS), Graduate School of Education & Human Development (GSEHD), College of Professional Studies (CPS), School of Business (GWSB)

Shelley Nixon

Shelley Nixon
Interim HR Director
202-994-6216
[email protected]

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Marion Flythe-Inman
HR Manager
SEAS
202-994-0697
[email protected]

Johanna Aponte

Johanna Aponte
HR Manager
GSEHD, CPS
202-994-0298
[email protected]

Lynn Propst

Lynn Propst
HR Associate
GWSB, SEAS, GSEHD, CPS
571-553-4491
[email protected]

 

 

 

Office of the Provost and Provost Divisions, School of Business (GWSB)


 Nia Phillips

Nia Phillips
HR Manager
Deputy Provost, Libraries & Academic Innovation
202-994-1346
[email protected]

Patricia Garcia

Patricia Garcia
HR Associate
Deputy Provost, Libraries & Academic Innovation
202-994-9671
[email protected]

 

 

Not sure who to contact?
Reach out to the team for your department:

Operations, Safety & Facilities


Richard Donovan

Richard Donovan, Jr.
HR Director
Operations, 
Safety & Facilities
202-994-9605
[email protected]

Pamela Smith

Pamela Smith
HR Manager
Operations,
Safety & Facilities
202-994-1683
[email protected]

Johana Amaya

Johana Amaya
HR Manager
Operations,
Safety & Facilities
202-994-9618
[email protected]

Shahrina Hossain

Shahrina Hossain
HR Associate
Operations,
Safety & Facilities
202-994-2501
[email protected]

 

 

School of Medicine & Health Sciences


 

Donna Lewis

Donna Lewis
Interim HR Director
202-994-5913
[email protected]

 

Tanya Williams

Tanya Williams
HR Manager
SMHS
202-994-5913
[email protected]

Deborah Akers

Deborah Akers
HR Manager
SMHS
202-994-0691
[email protected]

Kaelee Roberge 

Kaelee Roberge
HR Manager
SMHS
202-994-0887
[email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

Milken Institute School of Public Health (SPH)
School of Nursing (SON)


Coreene Daniels

Coreene Daniels
Interim HR Director
SPH, SON
202-994-8623
[email protected]

 

 

Betsy Shaw

Betsy Shaw
HR Manager
SON
571-553-1140
[email protected]

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William Smith
Staff & Faculty Affairs Coordinator
SPH
[email protected]

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Colleen Barnette
Manager
Biostatistics HR & Facilities
301-881-9260
[email protected]gwu.edu

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Jessica Castillo Guerra
Assistant Manager
Biostatistics HR & Facilities
301-816-8048
[email protected]

 

For many of our employees, our Faculty & Staff Service Center (FSSC) provides a one-stop-shop for human resource services, benefits, parking, payroll, and more. The staff of the FSSC will be there to greet you and assist with completing everything from employment eligibility verification to direct deposit enrollment. Open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and conveniently located on the second floor of Marvin Center on the Foggy Bottom campus, the FSSC is ready to help you throughout your time at GW.

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Shelley Rich
Service Center Supervisor
202-994-8510
[email protected]

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Gaby Tagle
Service Center Associate
202-994-8531
[email protected]

Mekedes Azerefegn

Mekedes Azerefegn
Service Center Associate
[email protected]
 

Talent and Organizational Development (TOD) is a professional development resource to GW staff in the schools and divisions. TOD's vision is to help GW's employees reach their full potential.

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Kim Carusone
Director, Talent Development
202-994-0083
[email protected]

Kimbra Danet
Kimbra Danet
Talent Development Associate
202-994-0094
[email protected]

Susie Wilber
Susie Wilber
Talent Development Associate
202-994-6766
[email protected]

Di'Shon Hall
Di'Shon Hall
Talent Development Associate
202-994-1012
[email protected]

 

     

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Joe Wilson
Director, Organizational Development
202-480-4689
[email protected]

Brenda Singletary
Brenda Singletary
Senior Engagement Specialist
202-994-6561
[email protected]

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Shannon Krehely
Organizational Development and Change Associate
[email protected]

 

 

     

The Equal Employment Opportunity & Employee Relations (EEO/ER) team provides consultative services to assist staff with situations that involve allegations of unfair treatment, sexual harassment, discrimination and affirmative action, as well as disability and religious accommodations.

Vickie Fair
Assistant Vice President for
EEO & Employee Relations
202-994-9633
[email protected]

Bill Hankel

William Hankel
Affirmative Action Analyst
202-994-5149
[email protected]

 

Jess Tischler

Jessica Tischler
EEO and Employee Relations Manager
202-994-1393
[email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

GW Benefits is here to assist and guide faculty and staff with navigating the benefits offered by GW as well as the enrollment processes, applications and self service systems. 

 

Janet Monaco

Director, Benefits

[email protected]

 

Erin Lavin

Manager, Benefits

[email protected]

 

Sara Massino

Benefits Systems Analyst

[email protected]

 

Deborah Bernabeau

Benefit Plans Accountant

[email protected]

 

Kelly Cardamone

Senior Communications Associate

[email protected]

 

Kim Vanlewen

Leave of Absence Program Administrator

[email protected]

 

Paul Martin

Benefits Administrator, Retirement

[email protected]

 

Polly Dean

Benefits Consultant

[email protected]

 

Sotirios Kospanos

Benefits Consultant, Tuition Benefits Program

[email protected]

 

Erica Strahin

Benefits Associate, Leave of Absence Program

[email protected]

 

Sherita Hale

Benefits Associate

[email protected]

 

The Compensation team provides strategy, guidance, oversight, and administration for both base and variable pay for staff regular and temporary positions, including research.  Our goal is to attract, retain, and motivate employees in order to achieve our collective GW goals.  

 

 

Annie Hess

Director, Compensation

[email protected]

 

Andrea Roelands

Senior Compensation Consultant

[email protected]

 

Dion Kirk

Compensation Consultant

[email protected]

 

Olivia Lacny

Compensation Consultant

[email protected]

The Payroll Services department is dedicated to providing accurate and timely services to employees and other stakeholders.  We are responsible for paying all employees in compliance with federal and local labor laws.  We have a commitment to embrace change that promotes increased productivity and we strive to exceed the expectations of our customers.

 

Glenna Bennett

Director, Payroll

[email protected]

 

Rachel Costanza

Senior Business Systems Analyst

[email protected]

 

Zendra Barr

System Adminstrator

[email protected]

 

Stephanie Johnson

Manager, Payroll Services

[email protected]

 

Benjamin Ramas

Senior Payroll Specialist

[email protected]

 

Tinka Petrova

Supervisor, Payroll Operations

[email protected]

 

Ursula Badertscher

Senior Accountant

[email protected]

 

Lisa Kearns

Payroll Tax Associate

[email protected]

 

Grace Carter

Payroll Associate III

[email protected]

 

Elizabeth Javier

Payroll Associate II

[email protected]

 

Tanya Galan

Payroll Associate I

[email protected]

Talent Acquisition works with applicants and hiring managers to develop processes that ensure the most qualified candidates receive the highest consideration.

 

Diane Conners

Talent Acquisition, Director

[email protected]

 

Joyce Jones

Senior Recruitment Partner

[email protected]

 

Geraldine Cantor Aguirre

Senior Recruitment Partner

[email protected]

 

Zoe King

Senior Recruitment Partner

[email protected]

 

Briana Murray

Senior Recruitment Partner

[email protected]

 

Susan Hathaway

Recruitment Coordinator

[email protected]

 

Luther Carson

Recruitment Coordinator

[email protected]

HRIS is responsible for collecting, maintaining, and reporting employee data, including managing the employment eligibility process.

 

Rossanna Henson

Supervisor, HRIS Business Operations

[email protected]

 

Albert Mojica

Senior HRIS Consultant

[email protected]

 

Kim Chatman

HRIS Associate, Business Operations

[email protected]

 

Kirti Sethi

HR Information Systems Administrator

[email protected]

 

Tamra Wood

HRIS Associate, Business Operations

[email protected]

 

Yvonne Khoza

HRIS Assistant

[email protected]