Contact Human Resources

To contact the staff below, please email or call 253.879.3369. For Payroll inquiries, please email or call 253.879.3368. For Benefits inquiries, please email or call 253.879.3296.

Xanthia Alexander
HRIS Analyst or 253.879.2699

  • HR information systems / PeopleSoft HR subject matter expert
  • Reports, queries and employment data analysis


   Angela Hill

Angela Hill
Human Resources Coordinator or 253.879.3369

  • General Human Resources Inquiries
  • HR Reception Services
  • Human Resources Master Calendar
  • HR Conference Room Reservation requests
  • Requests for Forms
  • HR Record Keeping
  • Application Tracking Assistance
  • Performance Review Program
  • Professional Development and Enrichment Conference
  • Staff Recognition Luncheon
  • HR event planning


Compensation Analyst

  • Compensation program direction and oversight
  • Payroll direction and oversight
  • Budgeting for benefits and staff salaries
  • Staff salary increases and pay ranges
  • Oversight of staff compensation analysis and classifications
  • Job description guidance
  • Salary offers
  • FLSA determinations
  • Member of the Retirement Plan Advisory Committee (RPAC)
  • Salary and benefit surveys
  • Total compensation statements

 Liselotte Barrows

Liselotte Barrows
Payroll & Benefits Assistant or 253.879.2841

  • Payroll questions
  • Time sheet processing
  • Direct deposit enrollment
  • Form W-4 (federal withholding) changes
  • Verification of Employment

Lisa Garrett

Lisa Garrett
Payroll Administrator or 253.879.3368

  • Manage Payroll
  • Tax Reporting
  • Payroll and time sheet questions
  • Form W-4 (federal withholding) changes 

Cindy Matern

Cindy Matern
Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Career & Employment Services or 253.879.3116


Director of Talent Management

Donelle Pearson

Donelle Pearson, PHR, SHRM-CP
Human Resources Manager or 253.879.1568

Key duties specific to Dining and Conference Services and Facilities Services:

  • Recruitment
  • Employment
  • Eligibility to Work (e.g., I-9, Visa status, immigration)
  • Employee Relations 
  • Professional development and training
  • Performance Management
  • Recognition & Rewards Programs

Erin Ruff

Erin Ruff, SHRM-CP
Human Resources Manager or 253.879.3640

  • Recruitment
  • Employment
  • Hiring Processes
  • Eligibility to Work (e.g., I-9, Visa status, immigration)
  • Employee Relations
  • Staff Recruitment Expenses
  • Staff Moving Reimbursements
  • Professional Development and Training

Kenni Simons, SHRM-CP
Benefits Manager or 253.879.3296