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Contact Information

Department Address:
Human Resource Services
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251

Department Phone:

Department Fax:

Office Hours:
September-May: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
June-August: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Occupational Safety:

August Weil

Safety Specialist
Responsible for campus safety and occupational issues and questions.
Office phone: 509.777.3236

Staff Members

Claudia Gallagher

Program Assistant
Provides front-office information and customer-service support; provides support to associate vice president and human resources staff; responds to employment verifications.
Office phone: 509.777.4872


Jonathan Blackburn

Talent-Development Specialist
Responsible for the coordination, general administration and support of Whitworth's employee training and performance-management portal.
Office phone: 509.777.4284


John Bujosa

Director, Human Resources Operations & Information Systems
Oversees and provides leadership in development and use of technology in Human Resource; oversees and manages the upkeep of electronic employee personnel and associated records; performs various reporting and data acquisition functions; manages student employees
Office phone: 509.777.4359


Elise Forman

Manager, Employment & Employee Relations
Responsible for establishing and overseeing effective procedures for Whitworth's recruiting and hiring efforts for faculty and staff
Office phone: 509.777.4280


Dolores Humiston

Associate Vice President, Human Resources
Administrative oversight for all areas of human resources including policies and procedures; performance reviews; compliance and regulatory matters; employee relations.
Office phone: 509.777.4320


Linda McCrillis

HRIS Specialist
Processes various updates to human resources personnel records in Datatel; processes approved payroll and human resources entries; assists in the maintenance of electronic personnel records.
Office phone: 509.777.4413


Ariane Oglesbee

Director, Compensation and Benefits
Manages compensation and oversees benefit plans and administration of all employee benefits.
Office phone: 509.777.4219


Heidi Petersen

Benefits Information Specialist
Monitors and processes employee benefits records and databases
Office phone: 509.777.3800