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Administration/Labor Relations

Chief of Human Resources

Deirdre Hargrove-Krieghoff
(608) 663-1760


Marquita Carr
(608) 663-1693

Director of Labor Relations

Heidi Tepp
(608) 663-1742


Ndaziona Ndafooka
(608) 663-1694

Employee Relations Specialist

Najjah Thompson
(608) 663-1920


Director of Benefits

Rachelle Hady
(608) 663-1795 

Benefits Team

Sheila Arneson
(608) 663-1745
Leaves of Absence and Worker's Compensation

Sarah Desmond 
(608) 663-5930
Benefits Help Desk - Benefits Enrollment, Long Term Disability, Leave of Absence Backup

Cindy Hills
(608) 663-1697
Senior Benefits Specialist - Life Insurance, Long Term Care, Retirement

Lucero Steele
(608) 663-1746
Benefits Specialist - COBRA, Premiums

Steve Ryan
(608) 442-2926
Risk Management - Workers Compensation, Property and Casualty 

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Employment - Staffing, Hiring and Selection

HR Analyst Team

Shauna Foss
(608) 663-1743

Sarita Foster
(608) 663-1796

Otis Harris, Jr.
(608) 663-1747

Emily Nyquist
(608) 663-1698

Toya Pedracine-Stewart
(608) 663-8451

Elaine Wirsbinski
(608) 663-1748

Substitute Placement

Nansi Pettigrew
(608) 663-1862

Latrice White
(608) 663-1846

Employment - Onboarding, Data Management, and Licensing

HR Information Systems Supervisor

Tina Updike
(608) 663-1741

Employment Specialist Team

Becca Colegial
(608) 663-5850
Administrators and Professional staff, BRS, AVID Tutors, Coaches, LTEs

Tara Heller
(608) 663-1710
Teachers, HI Interpreters

Francesca Soda
(608) 663-1696
Clerical/Technical, Custodian and Trades, EA Unit, Food Service, Security Assistants

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Payroll Supervisor

Jennifer Trendel
(608) 663-5387
Administrator and Professional payrolls

Assistant Payroll Supervisor

Kim Callies-Bleiler
(608) 663-5380

Payroll Specialists

Alice Bach
(608) 442-2812
BRS, EA Unit, MSCR, and Coach payrolls

Meg Hanson
(608) 663-5369
Teacher and Substitute Teacher payrolls

Laura Harrington
(608) 663-5373
Clerical/Technical, Food Service, HI Interpreters, and Custodian/Trades payrolls; 403(b) plans

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