DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL

Department Of Personnel

Summary:

The Department of Personnel strives to keep accurate personnel records on employees of the Ho-Chunk Nation, providing courteous customer service while assisting employees and potential employees through the hiring process. Within the Department of Personnel, the Insurance Division is there to assist employees with their insurance needs.

Vision:

The Department of Human Resources will strive to provide helpful, knowledgeable and professional resources while maintaining integrity, confidentiality and operational consistency by providing great leadership to our Ho-Chunk Nation workforce.

Mission:

The Department of Human Resources will provide professional guidance and operational consistency through leadership, training, education and customer service to promote high quality Human Resources service to the Nation’s employees. The Department shall safeguard the interests of the Nation, enhance the sovereignty of the Nation, and exercise stewardship over those resources committed to it by the Nation and foreign jurisdictions.

Services Available:

While transitioning into a Human Resources Department, we are still maintaining the same services as the Personnel Department and Insurance Department. The department maintains records related to employment, unemployment benefits, family medical leave, grievances, all insurance related services, including elder insurance, 401(k), short-term disability, employee health insurance coverages.

Department Of Personnel Staff

Executive Director – Carol Garvin
Executive Administrative Assistant – Tina McArthur

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER – Jim Lambert

  • Division of Human Resource Administration
    File Management – Patty Hall
    Policy Analyst – Stuart Taylor
    Human Resources Generalist – Teri Madland
    Secretary II – Jill Pettibone
  • Division of Labor Relations
    Complainant Petitions – Erica Becker

PROFESSIONAL & ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGER – Crystal Young

  • Division of Marketing, Communications & Employment
    Recruitment Specialist – Mike Owen, Ben Winneshiek
    Personnel Specialist – Arlene Falcon, Erin Rave
  • Division of Professional & Organizational Development
    No Positions

BENEFITS & COMPENSATION MANAGER – Jasmine Gross

Division of Benefits

  • Benefits Specialist – Tia Chick, Garland Decorah
  • Employee Benefits Coordinator – Wanda LaBar, Sara Pomeroy
  • Ho-Chunk Elder Insurance Benefits Administrator – Gloria Ward
    Family Medical Leave – Marie Wolfe
    Unemployment Insurance Specialist – Stacie Decorah
  • Division of Compensation
    HRIS – Linda Matti, Matilda Sprain

Human Resource Staff located at outlying sites

  • Pam Kasper – Personnel Specialist II/HCG-BRF/Tomah)
  • Joleen Sandoval – Personnel Specialist I / HCG-BRF/Tomah)
  • Sierra Banuelos – Personnel Specialist I/Madison
    Nicole Ward – Human Resource Supervisor/Madison
  • Lena Snowball – Human Resource Supervisor /Nekoosa
  • Mylluzkha Parchem – File Clerk-WI Dells
    Alice Quinlan – Personnel Specialist I/WI Dells
    Wendy Lonetree – Personnel Specialist/WI Dells
    Ellen Duma – Human Resource Supervisor/WI Dells
    Alicia Lucero – Personnel Specialist/WI Dells
    Catherine Shegonee – Office Manager/WI Dells
    Jenel Hanson – Personnel Specialist/WI Dells
  • Jacqueline Kerstner – Personnel Specialist I/Wittenberg