meet our staff

Stacey Allen – Director,, 505-566-3515
  • Provide leadership and manage Human Resources Department operations and supervise HR staff; oversee major services of recruitment, budget development, benefits management, and HRIS/Compensation
  • Coordinate policy development/changes
  • Provide policy interpretation to management and staff
  • Handle employee concerns, unemployment claims
  • Advise and assist managers with employee concerns; including conflict resolution, performance management, and policy implementation
  • Serve as Equal Employment Opportunity Officer and Title IX Coordinator
Sherrie Biringer – Benefits Manager,, 505-566-3446
  • Manage HR Benefits (Insurance, Wellness Incentive, Short Term Disability, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)), Worker's Compensation
  • Handle all disability claims, 403B reporting and other annuities
  • Conduct benefits orientations and new employee harassment free workplace training
  • Facilitate and coordinate communication being sent to employees related to benefits
  • Manage service awards process
  • Assist in EEO Investigations and employee concerns
  • Serve as Liaison for Risk Management and department head in absence of HR Director
Debbie Hernandez – Human Resources Generalist,, 505-566-3609
  • Assist in the recruitment process; including requests for hire, interview process, reference and criminal background checks, advising hiring managers in the hiring process, community volunteer intake, placement, and serve as liaison between supervisor and agency
  • Manage Desk Audit and performance management system process
  • Assist with duties related to benefits and HRIS when needed
Jeannie Malandro - Recruitment,, 505-566-3272
  • Manage recruitment function, assist HR Director with recruitment strategies, attend recruitment fairs, assist hiring managers with recruitment process; including the applicant system tracking system - PeopleAdmin, employment marketing strategies and advertising for vacancies
  • Develop and manage recruitment budget
  • Conduct job search presentations
  • Manage volunteer/community service and other placement activities
  • Oversee all recruitment reporting with input
  • Communicate changes in recruitment process to college staff
  • Serve as HR Generalist back up
Valerie Wheeler – Administrative Assistant V,, 505-566-3208
  • Assist HR Director in scheduling appointments
  • Handle all budgetary activities for the Human Resources Department
  • Manage the required training program including notification and tracking of harassment free workplace training
  • Print employee contracts and distribute employee notifications
  • Handle department reimbursements, travel and supplies inventory
  • Provide receptionist and administrative support to Director and HR staff
  • Support to Leadership San Juan
Savana Vigil - HR Assistant III - Payroll & Benefits,, 505-566-3429
  • Process HR component of payroll; review and ensure PTs and supplemental forms submitted electronically are correct for the signature process
  • Prepare and conduct weekly on-boarding process for new employees
  • Schedule employee exit interviews
  • Supervise HR Work Study student(s)
  • Assist with HRIS and leave management, maintain HR website related to benefits and payroll
  • Serve as Human Resources Information System back up
Bob Brooks - HRIS Analysist,, 505-566-3251
  • Oversee and problem solve all HR information Systems (HRIS) issues including Colleague and applicant tracking
  • Conduct HR reporting, complete all requested salary and benefit surveys, design custom reports using Colleague Query Builder to meet department/institutional needs
  • Conduct analytical comparisons related to salaries, leave, benefits, staffing, turn-over costs
  • Oversee leave function, develop and maintain HR trainings and SOPs related to technology and new processes
  • Provide assistance and respond to questions related to established salary tables, rates, budgeted positions for management
  • Serve as HR Resources backup

Darlene Silverhatband - HR Classification & Compensation Specialist,, 505-566-3635

  • Provides guidance, coordination and support in the effective and consistent application of employee job classification and compensation administration policies and practices.
  • Developes and maintains the College's Classification and Compensation Plan.
  • Advises and coordinates with administration and management staff in the proper classification of positions.
  • Provides advice, training and support to the college community, as appropriate, in the application of compensation management principles, guidelines, procedures and best practices.
  • Assists with Benefits Administration.

Nick Hovland - Employee Relations Manager/Title IX Coordinator,, 505-566-3516

  • Employee relations conflict resolution and mediation
  • Title IX Coordinator
  • Administrator of new web based performance appraisal system
  • Exit interviews
  • Performance and service awards