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

 

HR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Kathy White

Administrative Assistant

kwhite1@mines.edu
303.273.3250

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

Areas of Specialization

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

PAULA MACGEORGE

Recruitment Specialist

pnmacgeorge@mines.edu
303.273.3259

Areas of Specialization

  • Classified Recruitment/Support
  • Pre-employment screenings
  • Onboarding/PageUp Support
  • Minors on campus Support
  • Employment Verifications

ERIKA SCHOONMAKER

Recruitment Support Specialist

eschoonmaker@mines.edu
303.273.3680

Areas of Specialization

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

 

MICHELLE DARVEAU

Interim Director of Human Resources

mdarveau@mines.edu
303.273.2305

Areas of Specialization

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

TOTAL REWARDS

VERONICA GRAVES

Associate Director of Human Resources

vgraves@mines.edu
303.273.3056

Areas of Specialization

  • Compensation / Exemptions 
  • Employee Relations / Grievance Process / Corrective Actions 
  • Classified Job Evaluations / Position Descriptions / State Personnel System / Performance Management 
  • Affirmative Action
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

ktarkington@mines.edu
303.384.2749

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

JACKSON ROZESKE

Learning & Development Specialist

jrozeske@mines.edu
303.273.3390

Areas of Specialization

  • Learning & Development
  • eLearning/SkillSoft
  • Employee Development
  • Mines Leadership Institute
  • HR website management

 

MICHELLE DARVEAU

Interim Director of Human Resources

mdarveau@mines.edu
303.273.2305

Areas of Specialization

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