Human and Organizational Development and Planning, Office of

Peggy Ryan Williams Center, Garden Level
Main Phone ~ 607-274-8000
Fax ~ 607-274-1670
E-Mail –
Hayley Harris, Vice President 

Human Resources Department Administrative Offices
    Kirra Franzese, Interim Associate Vice President of Human Resources (274-3083)
    Lynn Hyde, Assistant to the Vice President (274-3083)

Payroll & Student Employment Services
Dedicated to providing timely and accurate payroll services, and experiential learning opportunities by assisting students find and successfully apply for jobs on campus.
    Donna Veres, Director (274-3874)
    Susan Shutts, Interim Payroll Specialist (274-3133)
    Barb Haff, Student Employment Specialist (274-3953)

Total Rewards & Workforce Strategy
Committed to offering competitive compensation, benefits, and advancement opportunities that maximize our ability to recruit, retain, reward, and motivate a high performing and diverse workforce.
    TBD, Executive Director (274-3850)
    Cheryl Thomason, Director of Benefit Program (274-3188)
 Deb Merriman, Assistant Director of Benefit Programs (274-3851) 
    Julie Tinkham, Benefits and Leave Specialist (274-7947)
    Maura Fetsko, Assistant Director of Compensation Programs (274-3483)

Engagement & Talent Management
Dedicated to a strategic staffing agenda inclusive of fostering a talent strategy with a progressive focus on engaging and developing our workforce, enabling our community members to flourish at IC.
Kirra Franzese, Executive Director
    Delphia Howze, Director of Employee Relations & Development (274-1509)

    Michelle Hammond, Associate Director of Talent Acquisitions (274-3732)
    Tiara Borneman, Human Resources Specialist (274-8000)
    Danielle Roberts, Human Resources Assistant (temporary) (274-3197)
    Katie Sack, Assistant Director of Employee Engagement (274-1208)

    Stephanie Gabriele, Talent Acquisition Specialist (274-1506)
    Jane Ray, Engagement and Communications Specialist (274-5773)
    Ashley Veney, Employee Relations & Development Specialist (274-1317)

Finance and Human Resources Application Services
    Jennifer Landon, Director (274-7991)
    Julia Dillard, Assistant Director (274-7333)
    Matt Lewkowicz, Assistant Director (274-1003)
    Lucas Sweet, Training and Documentation Specialist (274-3044)
    Nick Vogel, Data and Reporting Analyst (274-5826)

We encourage folks to reach out to us: visit our office, invite us to visit your department, call 274-8000, or email

See also Human and Legal Resources, Division of

All telephone area codes are 607 unless otherwise noted.

The College's address is:

Ithaca College
953 Danby Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Errors or Omissions: To report errors or submit updated information for this directory, contact Tina Thurston, Office of Marketing Communications.