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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

Staff Members

Claudia Gallagher

Program Assistant

Provides front-office information and customer-service support to employees; provides office support to associate vice president and human resources staff; responds to employment verifications; assists new employees with employment documents.

JaCenda Davidson

Associate Vice President
& Chief Human Resources Officer

Administrative oversight for all areas of human resources including policies and procedures; performance reviews; compliance and regulatory matters; employee relations.

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; oversees HR process workflow and performance management; manages student employees.

Ariane Oglesbee

Director, Compensation and Benefits

Manages compensation and oversees benefit plans and administration of all employee benefits.

Linda McCrillis

Assistant Director, HRIS

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.

August Weil

Employment Manager

Responsible for overseeing Whitworth's recruiting and hiring efforts for faculty and staff.

Heidi Petersen

Benefits Information Specialist

Monitors and processes employee benefits records and databases.

Jonathan Blackburn

Talent-Development Specialist

Responsible for the coordination and general administration and support of Whitworth's employee training and performance-management Cornerstone portal.