About HR


To strategically partner with the university community as a comprehensive, innovative, and results-oriented resource modeled on the very best human resources practices.  We deliver a variety of services and programs which underscore a commitment to inclusiveness, respect, fairness, and accountability.



We strive to be proactive, consultative partners meeting the needs of employees and operations across the institution.  Human Resources will lead efforts to attract, retain, develop, and engage world class faculty and staff by:

  1. Providing professional consultation to maximize organizational performance and guide strategic decision-making.
  2. Communicating openly and effectively with the campus community.
  3. Fostering a workplace environment which maximizes employee contributions to teaching, research, and service.
  4. Offering a variety of programs and educational opportunities to connect employees with the university both professionally and personally.



HR Leadership Team under the trees

HR Programs & Services
Kaia Rogers, Director
Talent Acquisition
Nancy Nieraeth, Director
HR Operations
Sonia Potter, Director
Employee Relations & Development
Bill Brady, Assistant Vice President

Medical Leaves
Employee Recognition
Work-Life Resources
HR Service Center

Hiring and Selection
Global Workforce
Classification and Compensation
Professional Development
Personnel Actions
Contract Renewal
Data Analysis and Reporting

Union Negotiations
Grievance Management
Conflict Resolution
Policy Administration

HR Programs & Services Staff

HR Programs and Services Org. Chart

Talent Acquisition Staff

Talent Acquisition Org. Chart

HR Operations Staff

HR Operations Org. Chart

Employee Relations & Development Staff

Employee Relations & Development Org. Chart

Contact Information



677 East 12th Ave., Suite 400
5210 University of Oregon
Eugene OR, 97403-5210

Contact Numbers

Telephone 541.346.3159
Fax 541.346.2548

Contact Form

Submit a question or request assistance using the HR Contact Form.


Human Resources is physically located in the PeaceHealth North Building located near the corner of 12th & Hilyard St.

Human Resources Organizational Charts

Below you will find our organizational charts.

HR Leadership Organization Chart

Below is a copy of the Human Resources Leadership Organization Chart.

Downloadable HR Leadership Organization Chart


VP, Finance and Admin Jamie Moffitt
DirectorAA and Title iX CoordinatorPenny Daugherty
DirectorTalent AcquisitionNancyNieraeth
DirectorHR ProgramsKaia Rogers
Sr. DirectorEmployee and Labor RelationsBill Brady
DirectorHR OperationsSonia Potter
Chief HR Officer Nancy Resnick
AA Specialist Judy Rideout
EO Specialist Vanessa Crakes
Executive Assistant Vivian Wright
Sr. EO Specialist Carol Millie
AA/EO Specialist TBD
Executive Assistant Sue Russell
- HR Team Management - HR Representative to University-wide Initiatives - Workforce Planning - Talent Management - Leadership Development

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HR Programs and Services Organizational Chart

Downloadable HR Programs and Services Organizational Chart

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DirectorHR ProgramsKaia Rogers
Benefits Manager Cindi Peterson
Sr. CompensationAnalystDiana Sobczynski
Communications Manager Sandee Bybee
DirectorProfessional DevelopmentPam Farmer
Sr. HR Programs CoordinatorJen Mirable
DirectorOlum CenterAmy Ripley
Sr. Benefits Coordinator Kathryn Daniel
BenefitsSpecialistLynn Petersen
Events & Programs CoordinatorKathy Cooks
Professional DevelopmentCoordinatorTBH
Professional DevelopmentSpecialistAshley Malan
- Health and Welfare - Retirement - EAP - Wellness - STD
- Job Evaluations - Pay Structures - Salary Surveys - Salary Planning
- Employee Communications - HR Web Content - Recognition Events
- Management Skills - Employee Training - Business Skills Development - Compliance Training
- HR Program Standards - Onboarding - Performance Management - HR community of practice - Work/Life
- Childcare Management
Director, Work Life Resources Karen Logvin
Retirement Plan Administrator Ernie Pressman
- Transition support through the end of the year - Retirement Consulting part-time through June 2015
- Transition Support through the end of the year - Special Projects part-time through June 2015
Sr. Medical Leaves Coordinator Laurie Mills
- LOA and FMLA

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HR Talent Acquisition and Development Organizational Chart

Downloadable Talent Acquisition and Development Organizational Chart

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Director, Talent Acquisition: Nancy Nieraeth
Senior Recruiter: Chris Lonigan
Senior Recruiter: To Be Hired
Recruiting Specialist: Roberta Thompson

Domestic and International Hiring and Selection - Temporary Administration - Initial Contract Management - Labor Certifications
International Employment Specialist Jennifer Doreen

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HR Operations Organizational Chart

Downloadable HR Operations Organizational Chart


DirectorHR OperationsSonia Potter
HRIS DataAnalystGrant Keeney
HRIS DataAnalystCatherine Bonomini
HR ApplicationsDeveloperVid Rowan
HR ApplicationsDeveloper(systems analyst)TBH
ManagerHR Service CenterJudy Gates
Sr. HR Specialist Dee Rawson
Sr. HR Specialist Lisa Wimberley
HRIS DataAnalystRandi Schmechel
HR Specialist Heather Cooksley
HR SpecialistIrini Papantoniou
HR PolicyCoordinatorRyan McBride
- HR Policy Administration
- Data Analysis - HR Reporting
- Training (Drupal) - Applicant Tracking - HR Website
- Budget - Building Management - Reception - Employee Records Management - Contact Center - Contract Renewal

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Employee & Labor Relations Organizational Chart

Downloadable HR Employee & Labor Relations Org Chart


Sr. DirectorEmployee and Labor RelationsBill Brady
Employee Relations Coordinator Annie Bentz
Director, Labor Relations Wes Fowler
Labor Relations Coordinator Peter Fehrs
Employee and Labor Relations Specialist Stephanie McGee
- Union Negotiations - Grievance Management - Conflict and Dispute Resolution - Exit Interviews

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