Staff Directory

Welcome to Human Resources

Christopher Delello
Chief Human Resources Officer
860-486-8807

Susan LaMorte
Executive Assistant to Chris Delello
860-486-8807

Employee Relations

Karen Buffkin
Executive Director of Employee Relations, Labor and Employment Attorney (Storrs, Farmington, Regionals)
860-486-5684

Labor Relations

Keith Hood
Director, Labor Relations
860-486-8083

Kelly Bannister
Associate Director, Labor and Employment Attorney
860-486-2585

Kristen Brierley
Labor Relations Associate, Labor and Employment Attorney
860-486-1495

Alison Cutler
Labor Relations Associate, Labor and Employment Attorney
860-486-7948

Priscilla Eang
Administrative Assistant
860-486-8067

Debra Lucey
Administrative Assistant
860-486-5684

Policy (Storrs, Farmington, Regionals)

Brandon Murray
Manager, Communications
860-486-1868

Human Resources Operations

Christine Lowe
Assistant to Renee Boggis
860-486-8478

Absence Management

Ryan Bangham
Manager, Employee Leave & Accommodations (Storrs, Farmington, Regionals)
860-486-2036

Zoe Blanchard
HR Assistant

Cindy Drost
Leave Administrator (UCPEA, Management & Confidential Exempt, NP-5 and Military Leave)
860-486-2432

Jack Griguoli
Leave Administrator (NP-2, NP-3, P-2 and UCPEA)
860-486-1167

Tiffanie Roback
Workers' Compensation
860-486-2598

Megan Stimson
Leave Administrator (AAUP, Law School Faculty, Postdoctoral Research Associates, Graduate Assistants and VSRP)
860-486-0408

Danielle Toger
HR Assistant
860-486-8928

Compensation

Michelle Fournier
Manager, Compensation
860-486-5727

Grace Kuell
Compensation Associate
860-486-1753

HR Information Systems (HRIS)

Jennifer Traynor
Manager, HR Information Systems (HRIS) & Data Management
860-486-1157

Carolyn Gardner
Systems & Business Analyst
860-486-8993

Brandi Morrell
Systems Administrator
860-486-0422

Ragini Sengupta
Data & Records Assistant
860-486-5688

Amy Tse
Systems & Business Analyst
860-486-6352

Melody Williamson
Service & Records Specialist
860-486-8056

HRIS Business Intelligence (BI) / Data Reporting

Rob Boncoddo
Lead Data & Reporting Analyst
860-486-2370

Benjamin Alejandro
Data & Reporting Analyst
860-486-9302

Maureen Palmer-Lavoie
Data Management Coordinator
860-486-3900

Benefits & HR Services

Jessica Van Alstyne
Director, Benefits (Storrs, Farmington, Regionals)
860-679-3073

Stacy Baker
Benefit Specialist
860-486-3034

Emma Belekewicz
HR Assistant
860-486-3034

Patsy Eagleson
Benefit Specialist
860-486-3034

Monica Kitson
Benefits Specialist
860-486-3034

Meagan Luchon
HR Assistant
860-486-9028

Susan McMahon
HR Assistant
860-486-9028

Heather Mokoski
Team Lead, Criminal Background Checks
860-486-8328

Christi Oman
Benefit Specialist
860-486-3034

Joanna Smith
Team Lead, Benefits
860-486-3034

Stacy Stevenson
HR Support
860-486-3034

Retirement Information/Requests
HR@uconn.edu

Health Insurance/Life Insurance/Supplemental Benefits
Benefits@uconn.edu

HR Leadership & Effectiveness

Renee Boggis
Director, HR Leadership & Effectiveness
860-486-0421

Christine Lowe
Assistant to Renee Boggis
860-486-8478

Lori Vivian
HR Specialist
860-486-5734

Julie Guild
Minor Protection Program
860-486-4510

Business Partner

Johannah Gorgone
Public Safety
860-486-0010

Communications

Brandon Murray
Manager, Communications
860-486-1868

Holly Audette
Web Development
860-486-3445

Engagement and Wellness

The HR Employee Engagement and Wellness Team is responsible for designing, developing, and managing University-wide employee engagement initiatives and programs in support of faculty and staff holistic well-being. We focus on new employee orientation and onboarding; employee recognition and appreciation; work/life and wellness programs and events; engagement surveys, analysis and recommendations; and assisting with similar University departmental initiatives.

Vicki Fry
Manager, Employee Engagement and Wellness
860-486-8306

Suzanne Rogoz
Employee Engagement and Wellness Specialist
860-486-0398

Training & Development

JP Lacombe
Training and Development Specialist
860-486-5367

Workforce Solutions

The Workforce Solutions (WS) Team in UConn’s Office of Human Resources consists of staff charged with serving as partners to all academic and administrative units on HR matters.

The Team provides:

  • Consultation in navigating various HR services in organizational structure and design;
  • Position classification and job assessment, compensation, workforce planning and management, staffing assessments, and talent acquisition services.

The Workforce Solutions Team collaborates with University leadership on a range of staffing matters such as retention and succession planning, connects managers and leaders to other HR services offered, and administers Special Payroll.

The Team supports departments with search and hire activities, job advertising, recruitment strategy, attendance at job fairs and other outreach to attract diverse candidates. The Workforce Solutions Team supports individual applicants and existing employees through job counseling and career development services. Lastly, the Team manages the PageUp Applicant Tracking System, providing user support, troubleshooting, and reporting for academic and administrative units.

Jessica Bowcock
HR Assistant
860-486-5724

Jenny Cassells
HR Specialist
860-486-8736

Sarah Knapp
HR Assistant
860-486-3830

Vicky Meacham
HR Specialist
860-486-0399

Michelle Monko
HR Associate
860-486-2391

Rebecca Myshrall
HR Specialist
860-486-8014

Shannon Page
HR Specialist
860-486-0410

Heather Souer
HR Assistant - SPAR Team
860-486-8869

Briana Williams
HR Associate
860-486-2704