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Meet Our Staff

Dr. Caroline AtkinsDr. Caroline Atkins, Interim Director
Responsibilities: Liaison with senior leadership; facilitate mediation, accommodation requests and disciplinary actions; conducts policy reviews and updates; Chief Diversity Officer; Affirmative Action Officer
Kody BakerKody Baker, Human Resources Assistant
Responsibilities: Processes student payroll, PAR processing and general payroll questions/concerns
Shayla DunnShayla Dunn, Assistant Director of Human Resources - Payroll
Responsibilities: Oversees payroll functions including, exempt employee payroll, W-2’s, NRA taxes; retirement confirmation with TRS and KPPA
Harry FloydHarry Floyd, Employment Specialist 
Responsibilities: Manages all part-time employment processes; processes requests for affiliate status; back up for full-time employment processes
Nick JusticeNick Justice, Human Resources Assistant
Responsibilities: Processes employment documentation such as I-9 forms, employment verifications, and leave balance adjustment forms; employee directory changes; employee appreciation picnic and service awards
Tina McWainTina McWain, Payroll Manager
Responsibilities: Manages payroll functions including nonexempt payroll, garnishments, and occupational taxes
Melissa PenningtonMelissa Pennington, Human Resources Generalist
Responsibilities: Reviews JAQs/compensation analysis, coordinates mandatory and optional training/professional development
Jamie PhippsJamie Phipps, Assistant Chief Diversity Officer for Student Activities
Responsibilities: Assists with diversity related strategies including programming and training for students, staff and faculty; reviews complaints of bias; speaks with various groups regarding diversity initiatives
Zachary RobertsZachary Roberts, Human Resources Generalist
Responsibilities: Manages all full-time employment processes
Angela ThompsonAngela Thompson, Assistant Director for Human Resources
Responsibilities: Oversees employment, compensation, benefits, and training functions; assists the campus with PeopleAdmin questions/needs
Traci WebsterTraci Webster, Human Resources Generalist
Responsibilities: Coordinates employee wellness program; HSA/HRA; special leave and accommodation requests; worker’s compensation claims; employee performance evaluations