Contact List

Montclair State University
Division of Human Resources
Overlook Corporate Center
3rd Floor, 150 Clove Road
Little Falls, N.J. 07424, USA
Fax: 973-655-7210


Office of the Vice President for Human Resources

David Vernon, Vice President for Human Resources

Labor and Employee Relations * Affirmative Action/EEO and Diversity * Talent Acquisition Staffing * Compensation * Payroll *  Benefits *  Organizational Development and Training * HR Information Technology Systems

Ext. 4225, Email:

Heather Jenkins-McClain, Executive Assistant for Vice President of Human Resources

Administrative support *  HR budget process * HR financial management

Ext. 4227, Email:

Lynarkah Stephen, Director of Human Resources for University Facilities

University Facilities * Employee Relations * Recruitment * Training * Mediation * Civil Service * Negotiations * Contract administration

Ext. 3865, Email:

Nia Rogers, Facilities Coordinator

Administrative support for Human Resources, Facilities

Ext. 6872, Email:



Junea Williams-Edmund, Associate Vice President for Compliance

EEO * Affirmative Action * Recruitment best practices * Compliance with employment laws and regulations * Liaise with federal and state regulatory agencies

Ext. 6910, Email:

Vacant, Director, Employment Diversity & Inclusion


Employee Relations

Eric Carr, Director of Employee Relations

Employee Relations * Negotiations * Contract administration * Civil Service matters * Dispute resolution

Ext. 7400, Email:



Lauren Schuh, Director of Payroll

Payroll Administration * Payroll processes * System enhancements

Ext. 3840, Email:

Daniel Beck, Associate Director of Payroll

Employee Tax records * Time keeping

Ext. 3689, Email:

Troy Lopez, Payroll Principal Payroll Clerk

Direct Deposits * Meal Plans * Recreation Center

Ext. 7142, Email:

Kalpana Patel, Payroll Coordinator

Benefits and Deductions on University HRS Computer System *  W-2 mailings * Adjunct and Visiting Specialist Payrolls * Child support Garnishments * Tax Levy processing

Ext. 7157, Email:

Carla Durante, Payroll Coordinator

Time and Attendance * Terminations * Retirement payouts

Ext. 7653, Email:

Stephanie Dilone, Payroll Coordinator

Time and Attendance * Leave of absences * Jury Duty Notifications

Ext. 4229, Email:



Betty Paulino, Associate Director, Benefits, Leave Management & Workers Compensation

Health, Dental and Pension Benefits * FMLA/ADA * Workers Compensation

Ext. 7396, Email:

Zania Chambers, Benefits Representative

Medical Leave programs * Compensation claims * Employee Benefits for Health Insurance and Pension Enrollments

Ext. 4217, Email:

Marissa Ekback, Benefits Coordinator

Employee Benefits * Enrollment

Ext. 3014, Email:

Diane Gasparatos, Benefits Program Assistant

NJ State Pension Benefits (PERS/ABP) enrollment * Employee Discounts program

Ext. 4395, Email:

Emmelie Rodriguez, P/T Benefits Analyst (Temp)

Ext. 4323, Email:


Talent Management

Keesha Chavis, Assistant Vice President, Talent Management

Talent Acquisition * Organizational Development and Training * Classification and Compensation * Performance Management

Ext. 7632, Email:

Monica Tejeda, Director, Talent Acquisition

Source, Identify and Attract talent to the University * Applies Recruitment Practices and Strategy * Practices value of Diversity and Inclusion

Ext. 5547, Email:

Kimberly Buchanon, P/T Recruiter

Ext. 4330, Email:

Charlie Matteis, Director, Organizational Development & Training

Organizational Development and Training

Ext. 6856, Email:

Alicia Colasuonno, Floor Coordinator

Greets all Overlook office visitors * Visitor assistance * Directs visitors to appropriate person or department

Ext. 3831, Email:

Aime Becerra, Human Resources Assistant

Covers reception area * I-9 processing * Employee records management

Ext. 3832, Email:

Sarah Gaddis, HR Assistant

Covers reception area * I-9 processing * Employee records management

Ext. 5293, Email:


HRIS/Workday Operations

Marc Semler, HR System Administrator

Workday Systems security * Business process maintenance

Ext. 4055, Email:

Vacant, Director, Workday Operations

Workday System data * Integrations application

Brittany Gannon, Workday Operations Coordinator

Workday Operations * Technical Support liaison for Banner, PeopleSoft and Service desk

Ext. 5324, Email:

Ariel Murakhovsky, Workday Operations Specialist

Workday Reporting and Transactions

Ext. 3834, Email:


Classification, Compensation & Performance

Bindu John, Director, Classification, Compensation & Performance

Managerial, Unclassified, and Classified Staffing Operations * Classification, Compensation and Performance Management * Compliance for Reappointments and Tuition program * University policies and Federal/State laws impacting HR

Ext. 3947, Email:

Zoila Rosario, Human Resources Generalist

HR Board of Trustee reports * HR divisional reports * Managerial and Professional Staff Reappointment Letters * Contracts * University Organizational Charts * Deductions for Union Dues * NJ Transit Program * Compensation Reviews and Reclassifications * Tuition Program

Ext. 7138, Email:

Karen Ann Brack, Human Resources Generalist

Hiring and onboarding of employees *Job descriptions * HR Recruitment Metrics * Compensation Review and Reclassification * Background checks

Ext. 7136, Email:

Carmen Lopez, Human Resources Coordinator

Affirmative Action Report * Search Committee EO/AA guidelines * HR Website * Lawroom Title IX training * New Hire Orientation * Job postings 

Ext. 3705, Email:

Karen Castaneda, HR Coordinator

Background checks * Position advertisements * Faculty Onboarding * Civil Service Classification * Recruitment and Performance Management * Hiring/Onboarding * I-9 processing

Ext. 4322, Email: