Department of Personnel

The Ho-Chunk Department of Personnel shall administer timely, equitable, and high-quality human resource services to the Nation and its employees. In doing so, the Department shall safeguard the interests of the Nation, enhance the soveriegnty of the Nation, and excercise stewardship over those resources committed to it by the Nation and foreign jursidictions.

The Department of Personnel is comprised of two divisions; (1) Personnel Management and (2) Insurance. Each division offers a number of services.

The division of Personnel Management handles such things as the processing of employee transactions during the life of employment, investigations into alleged harrassment and misconduct, grievance review, and the employee assistance program.

The division of Insurance handles such things as employee insurance plans, elder insurance plans, property and casualty for the Nations assets.

There are also a number of Boards that report to the Department of Personnel. Such boards include, but are not limited to, (1) Personnel Advisory Board, (2) Grievance Review Board, and (3) Ho-Chunk Insurance Review Commission.

Ho-Chunk Nation Department of Personnel
P.O. Box 667 ♦ W9814 Airport Road
Black River Falls, WI 54615
(715) 284-4361 ♦ (800) 232-0086 ♦ Fax (715) 284-9465

Executive Staff
Carol Garvin, Executive Director
Tina McArther, Executive Administrative Assistant

Grievance Review
Dan Libke, Grievance Review Board Chair
Marlene Gamroth, Administrative Assistant

Ron Hanson, Insurance Manager
Marie Lewis, Ho-Chunk Elder Insurance Liaison
Sara Pomeroy, Eligibility Coordinator
Wanda Turnmire, Insurance Billing Specialist
Tia Chick, Benefits Specialist
Nicole Ward
, Benefits Specialist

Personnel Management
Jim Lambert, Personnel Manager
Stacie Decorah, Unemployment Insurance Specialist (UI & Job Descriptions)
Lynda Baxter, Personnel Specialist (Job Posting/Recruitment & EAP)
Denise Browne, Personnel Specialist (Employee Transactions)
Patty Hall, Personnel Specialist (Job Descriptions/Recruitment)
Linda Matti, Personnel Specialist (Employee Transactions)
Martina Littlewolf-Falcon, Secretary II
Patty Hall, Personnel Specialist (File Maintenance, Transactions)