Alphabetical Staff Listing

Laura Baril

Laura Baril

Administrative Aide

906-487-2280
labaril@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center

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Specialties

  • Customer service and administrative support to Employment Services.

Roxanne Barrette

Payroll Associate

906-487-2130
rmbarret@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center

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Catherine Burns

Manager, Staff Employment

Specialties

  • Serves as the department representative for the areas within Vice President for Administration, Vice President for Student Affairs and Advancement, and MTRI to collaborate for hiring needs, conflict resolution, performance management, and providing guidance on policies and procedures.
  • Provides PeopleAdmin tracking system support
  • Union Contract Administrator / Chief Negotiator
  • Lean Process Improvement Facilitator
Nancy Bykkonen

Nancy Bykkonen

Administrative Aide

906-487-3109
nabykkon@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center

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Erika Erkkila

Office Assistant

906-487-2280
emerkkil@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center

Specialties

  • Student insurance
  • Employment verification
  • Background checks
  • Human Resources form review
  • Orientation operations
Tammie Fraki

Tammie Fraki

Coordinator of Benefits

906-487-2517
tmfraki@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center

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M. Wayne Gaddis

M. Wayne Gaddis

Administrative Aide

906-487-2716
mwgaddis@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center

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Abbi Halkola

Employment Services Representative

906-487-2280
ashalkol@mtu.edu

Lori Hardyniec

Office Assistant

906-487-2517
lehardyn@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center
Renee Hiller

Renee Hiller, SPHR

Director, Human Resources

906-487-2800
rlhiller@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center

Specialties

  • Directs and consults on all Human Resource matters
  • Serves as the departmental representative for President’s Office to collaborate for hiring needs, departmental reorganizations and providing guidance on policies and procedures.
  • Manages and directs the Benefits Liaison Group (BLG)
  • Promotes and implements University Human Resources strategy
  • HR policy development
Patricia Kyllonen

Patricia Kyllonen

Director, HR Information Systems

906-487-2480
pkkyllon@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center

Specialties

  • Implementation of and training for Electronic Personnel Action Forms (EPAF).
  • Human Resources data access.
  • Employment reporting needs.
  • Generate authorized mass emails.
  • User account assistance for Michigan Tech Jobs applicant portal.

Joel Liimatainen

Data Analyst

906-487-1894
jaliimat@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center

Debra Linn

Office Assistant

906-487-2130
dhlinn@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center

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Tanya Maki

Tanya Maki

Office Assistant, Employment Services

906-487-2282
tanya@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center

Specialties

  • Assists with the faculty review process, faculty hiring and reappointments.
  • Provides PeopleAdmin applicant tracking support.
  • Provides guidance to academic departments pertaining to academic policies and procedures.

Susan McDaniel

Office Assistant

906-487-2304
sbmcdani@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center

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Specialties

  • Customer service and administrative support to Payroll Services.

Amy Mensch

Executive Assistant, Human Resources

906-487-2800
ajmensch@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center

Madeline Mercado Voelker

Immigration and Visa Services Specialist

906-487-3681
mmercado@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center

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Specialties

  • Coordinate immigration services and related employment processes.
  • Oversee and process faculty and staff employment based immigration petitions (H-1B, I-140 (EB-2), I-485 faculty special handling permanent residency and TN visas)
  • Provide hiring departments with information about immigration and employment regulations affecting foreign nations; file relevant immigration petition with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services as appropriate
  • Act as liaison between the University, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of State (DOS), and Department of Labor (DOL) with respect to foreign nationals
  • Liaison to immigration counsel retained for immigration support

Renee Ozanich

Manager, Academic Employment

Specialties

  • Facilitates hiring for faculty and postdoctoral employees in academic departments
  • Academic departmental assistance with faculty and postdoctoral re-appointments
  • Assisting academic departments and Provost’s Office on Promotion and Tenure process and all other faculty reviews
  • Guidance with academic policies and procedures
  • Provides PeopleAdmin tracking system support
  • Oversight of immigration services
Heidi Reid

Heidi Reid

Training and Employment Specialist

906-487-2416
hereid@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center

Specialties

  • Manage all training on campus in Banner. Coordinates Human Resources training programs, workshops, and communications.
  • Provides backup support for employment needs such as forms coding, PeopleAdmin tracking system support, conflict resolution, customer service, and other areas.
  • Analyze HR data to ensure accurate employment data.
Tim Scullion

Timothy Scullion

Business Analyst, HR Information Systems

906-487-2794
tpsculli@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center

Ginger Sleeman

Manager of Benefits

906-487-2517
glsleema@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center

Lorraine Young

Manager, Payroll Services

906-487-2130
llthoune@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center

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