Our team, comprised of individuals from diverse backgrounds, is here to offer consultation and content expertise to you in their particular areas of emphasis. Contact any team member by clicking on his or her name. For a more expansive list of services provided by the HR department, click here.

HR Administration
Peter A. Heithaus, Associate Vice Chancellor, Human Resources
Nancy J. Draper, Office Supervisor
Eileen Holmes, HR Assistant

Employee Relations
Peter A. Heithaus, Associate Vice Chancellor, Human Resources

Policy, Procedure, and Employment Law
Peter A. Heithaus, Associate Vice Chancellor, Human Resources

Compensation and Classification
Tara VanDeVoorde, Senior HR Specialist

Recruitment and Talent Management
Tara VanDeVoorde, Senior HR Specialist
Audra Bickline, HR Specialist III 

Training, Employee Learning, and Organizational Development
Tara VanDeVoorde, Senior HR Specialist
Audra Bickline, HR Specialist III 

Payroll
Errol Benson, Associate Director of Human Resources
Karen Cedeck, HR Assistant, Payroll

Records & HRIS
Errol Benson, Associate Director of Human Resources 
Nyonia Frye, HR Assistant
Beth Quinn, Office Support Assistant.
Rayette Scruggs ,Office Support Assistant


 Benefits Administration
Joann Westbrook, Manager, Employee Benefits
Pat Camp, HR Assistant, Benefits
LaQuita Jackson, HR Assistant, Benefits

UM Wellness Program
Sarah Ellis, Wellness Program Coordinator (UMSL & Rolla)