Contact Human Resources

Employees are encouraged to visit the Office of Human Resources as a new employee, current employee, or whenever changes in their lives or employment occur. 

This staff list below includes areas of specialization, however, HR staff members can answer general questions.

Main Office: 303-273-3250

Fax: 303-384-2025

 

Associate Vice President of Human Resources and Title IX Programs,

Title IX Coordinator

camille torres, jd

Associate Vice President of HR and Title IX,

Title IX Coordinator

ctorres@mines.edu

303.384.2124

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Kathy White

Administrative Assistant

kwhite1@mines.edu
303.273.3250

Kathy supports both the Human Resources & Title IX offices.
 

Recruiting

KATHLEEN FEIGHNY

Recruiter

kfeighny@mines.edu
303.273.3888

Areas of Specialization

  • Search Committee Support & Training

  • Recruitment
  • On-boarding
  • Position Descriptions

DEB WERNLI

Employment Manager

dwernli@mines.edu
303.273.3494

Deb is available between 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Tuesday through Thursday.

Areas of Specialization

  • Recruitment / Selection / PageUp / Search Committee Support & Training 
  • Classified Recruitment / Job Evaluations / Position Descriptions 
  • Pre-employment screenings

ERIKA SCHOONMAKER

Recruitment Support Specialist

Areas of Specialization

  • Recruitment Process Support
  • Search Committee Support & Training
  • PageUp Support
  • Reporting

 

TOTAL REWARDS

Ann Hix

Ann Hix

Benefits Manager

303.273.3052

ANN HIX

Benefits Manager

ahix@mines.edu
303.273.3052

Areas of Specialization

  • Faculty Insurance Benefits 
  • Classified Employee Benefits 
  • Retirement Plan Administration – PERA / MDCP 
  • Workers’ Compensation 
  • Leave Management / FMLA / Sick Leave / Annual Leave / Disability Leave

KATEY TARKINGTON

Compensation and Benefits Specialist

Areas of Specialization

  • Faculty Insurance Benefits / Long Term Disability 
  • Classified Employee Benefits 
  • Retirement Plan Administration – PERA / MDCP 
  • Workers’ Compensation 
  • Leave Management / FMLA / Sick Leave / Annual Leave / Disability Leave 

LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT / ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

MICHELLE DARVEAU

Assistant Director of Human Resources

mdarveau@mines.edu
303.384.2305

Areas of Specialization

  • Learning & Development/Organizational Consulting
  • Leadership Development / Mines Leadership Institute
  • Recruitment / Onboarding
  • Performance Management