Fall 2021 Guidance/COVID-19 Information

HR Staff


Lori Breed

Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding)
  • Primary office receptionist
  • Coordinates classified staff evaluation processes
ext. 2302
Michelle Congdon

Administrative Assistant 2, Benefits Administrator for Research Foundation for SUNY

  • Office Manager
  • Coordinates RF for SUNY benefits
  • Coordinate and facilitate onboarding/employee engagement events
  • Supports AVP
ext. 5499
Jennifer Eckert- Dennison Human Resource Manager for Research Foundation
  • Human Resources function for all Research Foundation
  • Professional position management and compensation plan administration
  • Ethics Officer
  • Lead employee relations designee for classified units
  • ADA Coordinator

ext. 2302

Gary Evans Associate Vice President for Human Resources
  • Strategic Partner to campus leadership
  • Ethics Officer
  • Directs and coordinates activities of HR office
  • Lead employee relations designee for unclassified units
  • Legal, contractual and policy compliance
ext. 2302
Marie Nelson Program Aide
  • Supports affirmative action officer
  • Support and guidance on faculty and professional search processes
ext. 5751
Justine Ochs Human Resources Assistant
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Training and Development Coordinator
  • Professional appointment and evaluation coordinator
ext. 2414
Assistant Director of Benefits & Classified Employment
  • Coordinates SUNY Benefits
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Classified employment
  • FMLA administration
ext. 2302
Manager of Appointments and HR Processing 
  • Employee Database (HRMS) Administrator
  • NYSTEP Administrator
  • Coordinates Classified Staff recruitment activities
ext. 5735
Melanie Woodward

Associate Director of Human Resources and Affirmative Action Officer

  • Affirmative Action -
  • Professional/Faculty employment
ext. 2302

Contact Us

Van Hoesen Trailer

Phone: 607-753-2302
Fax: 607-753-5994
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.