Contact Human Resources
The Human Resources Department staff is organized into the following functional areas. For Human Resources general information, please call 651-767-8200.
Human Resources Department 360 Colborne Street Saint Paul, MN 55102. Phone: 651-767-8200. Fax: 651-665-0269
All Human Resources staff work to ensure the proper treatment of employees and ensure compliance with local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations, negotiated contracts, and board policy. Administrators also act as advisors to all district staff and outside agencies regarding personnel related matters and to support our efforts in promoting diversity in the workplace.
|Last Name||First Name||Title||Phone|
|McCarty||Kenyatta||Executive Director, Human Resources||Kenyatta.McCarty@spps.org||651-767-8202|
|Vollmer||Jim||Assistant Director, Employee & Labor Relations||Jim.Vollmer@spps.org||651.767.8215|
|Norwig||Patty||Assistant Director, Total Rewards||Patty.firstname.lastname@example.org||651.744.7436|
|Wikman||Lisa||Human Resources Associate||Lisa.email@example.com||651-767-8200|
Human Resources: Performance Management, Labor Relations, Employee Relations
Performance Management / Labor Relations is responsible for performance management and unemployment reporting. A significant portion of this department's effort is spent in assisting leadership with improving employee performance, managing discipline, and responding to internal claims of discrimination, harassment or other policy violations on the part of an employee.
The Employee Relations and Labor Negotiations function is responsible for representing the district in the collective bargaining process for all of the 28 labor contracts covering the school district's employees. In consultation with the Superintendent, district leadership, and the Board of Education, this office develops the terms and conditions of employment aligned with organizational goals and objectives, resolves disputes in a collaborative fashion and provides guidance in labor relations for the district's supervision, and perfromance management.
|Last name||First name||Title||Phone|
|Vollmer||Jim||Assistant Director, Employee & Labor Relations||Jim.firstname.lastname@example.org||651.767.8215|
|Smolik||Melissa||Employee Relations Assistantemail@example.com||651.767.8228|
PAYROLL, BENEFITS, AND DATA MANAGEMENT
Payroll can assist you with questions related to you paycheck including hours paid, rate of pay, sick/vacation accrual. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Benefits can assist you with questions related to your insurance benefits including eligibility, costs, deduction amounts, leave of absences, FMLA, and retirement. (email@example.com)
Data Managment can assist you with questions related to lane changes, certification pay, tuition reimbursement, 403b & 457 Plans, and personal data changes. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Our goal is to respond to your inquiry as soon as reasonably possible. We appreciate your patience in waiting for a response during peak payroll processing times, and during periods where there are a high volume of incoming questions (such as open enrollment and the start or end of the school year.) Whether e-mailing or calling, please provide your name, employee number, and a phone number where you can be reached. This will help us get back to you sooner with the information you need.
|Last name||First name||Title||Phone||Responsibilities|
|Norwig||Patty||Assistant Director, Total Rewardsemail@example.com||651-744-7436|
|Motz||Kim||Payroll Team Leadfirstname.lastname@example.org||651-767-8271||Escalated Payroll-related Issues; Principal and Manager Resource on Payroll-related questions|
|Clark||Derrick||Payroll Specialistemail@example.com||651-325-2539||Payroll & Leave accruals for groups listed in "Payroll Team Assignments"|
|Johnson||Lindsae||Payroll Specialistfirstname.lastname@example.org||651-767-8264||Payroll & Leave accruals for groups listed in "Payroll Team Assignments"|
|Lynch||Sheila||Payroll Associateemail@example.com||651-744-5437||Payroll & Leave accruals for groups listed in "Payroll Team Assignments"|
|Martens||Paula||Payroll Associatefirstname.lastname@example.org||651-767-8273||Payroll & Leave accruals for groups listed in "Payroll Team Assignments"|
|Sonnenberg||David||Payroll Specialistemail@example.com||651-767-8169||Payroll & Leave accruals for groups listed in "Payroll Team Assignments"|
|Willis||Tadija||Payroll Associatefirstname.lastname@example.org||651-767-8272||Payroll & Leave accruals for groups listed in "Payroll Team Assignments"|
|Wallace||Michelle||Garnishment Specialistemail@example.com||651-767-8268||Wage garnishments, Child Support, Tax Levies, Payroll & Leave accruals for groups listed in "Payroll Team Assignments"|
|Rodriguez||Andres||Human Resources Associatefirstname.lastname@example.org||651-767-8274||HR Data Maintenance, Teacher & EA Lane Changes, Premium Pay, Certification Pay, 40b and 457 Changes (A-L)|
|Ticknor||Molly||Human Resources Associateemail@example.com||651-744-5593||HR Data Maintenance, TA Lane Changes, Tuition Reimbursement, 40b and 457 Changes (M-Z)|
|Nissen||Shannon||HRIS Analystfirstname.lastname@example.org||651-767-8220||HR Data requests, Fed/State Reporting, E-form development, Vendor Files, System Table Maintenance|
|Wiese||Katie||HRIS Analystemail@example.com||651-325-2514||HR Data requests, Fed/State Reporting, E-form development, Vendor Files, System Table Maintenance|
|Jones||Chantell||Benefits Specialistfirstname.lastname@example.org||651-767-8227||Retiree and COBRA Continuation Insurance Coverage|
|Cummins||Janine||Benefits Specialist||Janine.Cummins@spps.org||651-767-8266||New Hire Insurance Coverage and Qualifying Status Changes|
|McKnight||Davena||Benefits Specialistemail@example.com||651-767-8231||Leaves of Absence (last names A-K)|
|Motz||Kelly||Benefits Specialistfirstname.lastname@example.org||651-767-8205||Leaves of Absence (last names L-Z)|
Workforce Management is responsible for Recruitment and Staffing Services.
|Last Name||First Name||Title||Phone||Responsibilities|
|Vang||Kha||Workforce Management Team Leademail@example.com||651-767-8197|
|Kelly||Aubrey||Workforce Management, Team Leadfirstname.lastname@example.org||651-767-8243|
|Mullaney||Mike||Workforce Management, Team Leademail@example.com||651-767-8229|
|Pha||Lilly (Ki-ia)||HR Associatefirstname.lastname@example.org||651-767-8217|
|Xiong||Anny||HR Coordinator/SPPS Urban Teacher Residency (SUTR) Recruiteremail@example.com||651-767-8223|