Meet your People & Culture Team

You probably remember being in touch with your CU System Human Resources contact throughout your application and hiring process. We’re still here for you now that you’re an employee. In fact, the System Human Resources team is behind you for your entire CU life.


System Human Resources consists up of five core teams ranging from seeking top-tier talent to fostering ongoing professional development. 


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Felicity O'Herron
Vice President and
Chief Human Resources Officer

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Kristin Turner
Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, Learning & Development






Contact for:

  • Compensation
  • Job classification
  • Salary surveys
  • Backfilling roles
  • Assistance creating new roles
  • Promotions
  • Annual salary adjustments
  • Special pay options



Rusty Brunner
Compensation Manager

Elsa Bollinger
Sr. Compensation Analyst

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Tyler Lynn
Compensation Analyst

Culture, Talent & Leadership Development



  • Culture, development and engagement projects
  • Talent development projects focused on employee, supervisor, leader and team development
  • Performance development
  • In-person and virtual training
  • Excellence in Leadership Program


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Ashley Eschler
Program Director,
Culture, Talent & Leadership Development

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Selina Bustillos
Talent & Leadership Development Lead





People Operations


Contact for:

  • Onboarding
  • Employee relations
  • Coaching and advising employees and managers on people-related items
  • HCM data entry
  • Leave administration
  • System Administration payroll entry
  • ADA and other compliance actions
  • Exit processes and interviews


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Beth Marcotte
People Operations Program Manager

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Jennifer Dekker
Sr. HR Operations & Development Professional

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Nick Thomas
Sr. People Operations Analyst

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Kaylee Lor
HR Student Assistant

Talent Acquisition


Contact for:

  • Recruitment for staff and students
  • Search committee processes and documents
  • Contracts for applicant tracking software, background checks and other talent acquisition vendors









Sheri Jungman

Sheri Jungman
Talent Acquisition Manager

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Talisha Bell
Sr. HR Professional, HR for UIS

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Paige Helminski
Sr. Talent Acquisition Professional

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Turner Rafter
Talent Acquisition Professional

Learning & Content Development


Contact for:

  • Content for compliance, university-wide and campus-wide required courses.
  • Course development services, spanning the full process, from organizing and writing course content, creating a quiz or assessment, developing the course using eLearning software, and uploading the course to the Skillsoft platform. Learn more.
  • University-wide contracts with LinkedIn Learning and Franklin Covey.
  • University-wide learning management system administration and contracts.





Laura Siedzick
Training & Content Manager

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Robi Calderaro
Sr. Tech Developer and Instructional Designer


Morgan Endsley
Project Manager

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Janet Lowe
Working Retiree

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Kay Miller
Senior Instructional Designer

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Mary Williams
Working Retiree

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Angie Young
Instructional Designer