Human Resources

Chief Support Officer

The department exists to assist you in applying for a position, completing employment requirements, and meeting your personal needs. Our staff is responsible for applications, records management, employee benefits, workers' compensation, retirement systems, hiring and severance procedures, and many other services. Chief Support Officer Chris Bauer is in charge of HCS Human Resources. 

Director of Human Resources Mike Lawson works to:

  • Recruit talented employees
  • Assist with employee relations
  • Handle certified employee issues
  • Coordinate the district's KTIP program 
  • Assemble the HCS Lead Report

Director of Employment Donna Foster works with:

  • Retirement for certified employees
  • Employee relations with classified employees
  • Salaries
  • Extended days
  • Accruals
  • Classified employee disability
  • Leaves of absence
  • The district employee sick bank

Director of Benefits Wanda Ballard works to: 

  • Aid in workers' compensation Issues
  • Coordinate risk management
  • Coordinate employee benefits & optional benefits
  • Coordinate life insurance information
  • Answer questions regarding the Family Medical Leave Act

Benefits Specialist Angela McNew works to:

  • Assist with employee benefits & optional beneftis
  • Assist with life insurance information

Employment Specialist Donna McClure handles:

  • Certified personnel questions
  • Certification questions
  • Certified emplolyee leaves of abscence
  • Certifed employee in-processing

Employment Specialist Candice Dant handles:

  • Classified personnel questions
  • Classified employee leaves of absence
  • Classified employee in-processing

Compensation and Attendance Specialist Shannon Hall handles:

  • Salary entry
  • Accruals
  • Service credit 
  • Sick bank/donation

Substitute Coordinator Sharon Cave:

  • Assists substitute teachers/substitute instructional assistants
  • Helps office managers with assignments and payroll questions

Personnel Secretary Kaye Reynolds:

  • Assists office managers/supervisors with monthly payroll
  • Coordinates TalentED recruit and hire
  • Assists with human resources needs

Central Office Receptionist Brendan Bird:

  • Assists guests and employees when they call or visit