Staff Directory


Liz Guess Interim Chief Human Resource Officer and Director, Benefits and Payroll 815-753-1347
Brian Smith Director, Employee Assistance Program and Training Center 815-753-6039
Cathy Doederlein Director, Employee Experience 815-753-7169
Pulchratia Lacey Director, Employment Services 815-753-6023

Administrative Support

Ann Kenney Business Analyst/Web Content Manager 815-753-1788
Linda Novak Human Resource Representative 815-753-6040
Miriah Ranken Business Administrative Associate 815-753-0458
Pam Roesner Office Manager 815-753-1092
Shay Hanlon Administrative Assistant 815-753-1768

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity

Alan Clay Associate Director, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity 815-753-0951
Linda Kocjan Assistant Director, ADA Accommodations and Program Services 815-753-2324
Philip Terry Assistant Director, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity 815-753-0455

Benefit Services

Susan Swegle Insurance and Employee Benefits Manager 815-753-5802
Bridgett Davis Benefits Officer 815-753-6318
Laurie Johnson Benefits Officer 815-753-7056
Renee Bechtel Benefits Counselor 815-753-8230
Stephanie Kruizenga Benefits Officer 815-753-6077
Vickie Hueramo Benefits Officer 815-753-5071

Classification and Compensation

Angela Oplt Classification and Compensation Officer 815-753-1726
Darius Sias Classification and Compensation Officer 815-753-6029

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Karen Smith Program Services Specialist 815-753-9191
Savili Ngovo Williams Counselor 815-753-1616
Vicki Caserno Counselor 815-753-9191

Employee Lifecycle

Vicky Guzman Employee Lifecycle Manager 815-753-5907
Aimee Walker Temporary Employment Processing 815-753-1617
Grace Sherburne Temporary Employment Processing 815-753-1099
Lisa Dienst-Thomas Faculty and SPS Employment Processing 815-753-6541
Mary Hoebing Civil Service Employment Processing 815-753-1394
Michael Rhode Temporary Employment Processing 815-753-7143
Neda Johnson Faculty and SPS Employment Processing 815-753-0094
Salina Heller Employee Life Cycle - Assistant Manager 815-753-0144
Susan Kerschke Employee Life Cycle - Assistant Manager 815-753-0462
Sharretta Young Extra Help Employment Processing 815-753-0356

HR Service Centers

Vicki Wronkowski HR Service Center Manager 815-753-5436
Kara Rominski Customer Service Assistant 815-753-0456
Martha Delancey Customer Service Assistant 815-753-6028
Yvette Wright Customer Service Specialist 815-753-6012


Sandy Hess Payroll Manager 815-753-6050
Tammy Lexa Payroll - Assistant Manager 815-753-6043
Melody Winter Payroll Specialist II 815-753-2975
Noor Harrison Immigration Specialist 815-753-6373

Talent Acquisition

Randy Young Talent Acquisition Specialist 815-753-7143

Testing Services

Vicki Wronkowski Testing Services Manager 815-753-5436
Dawn Cook Human Resource Representative 815-753-6034
Matt McCue Testing Services - Assistant Manager 815-753-6033

Training Center

Lesley Gilbert Assistant Director, Employee Services HR Development 815-753-9196
Karen Smith Program Services Specialist 815-753-9191

Contact Us

Human Resource Services
Human Resources/Document Services Building
1515 West Lincoln Highway
P: 815-753-6000
F: 815-753-2335

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