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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Human Resources Contacts

Minnesota State University, Mankato
336 Wigley Administration Center
Mankato, MN 56001
507-389-2015 or

Employee Relations Contacts:

Division/College Staffing Specialist Employee Relations
President’s Division MaKayla Valentin Steve Barrett & Jill Frederickson-Kratzke
Athletics MaKayla Valentin Chris Dylla
Academic Affairs, Office of the Provost, Institutional Diversity,
Institutional Research (IRAP), Global Education, Library, PALS, Registrar, etc.
MaKayla Valentin Chris Dylla
College of Allied Health & Nursing Lacie Mitchell-Garza Angie Johnson
College of Arts & Humanities Lacie Mitchell-Garza Genise Boettcher
College of Business Lacie Mitchell-Garza Genise Boettcher
College of Education MaKayla Valentin Chris Dylla
College of Science, Engineering & Technology MaKayla Valentin Chris Dylla
College of Social & Behavioral Sciences Lacie Mitchell-Garza Angie Johnson
Finance & Administration MaKayla Valentin Genise Boettcher
Information Technology Services Lacie Mitchell-Garza Angie Johnson
Student Affairs Lacie Mitchell-Garza Angie Johnson
Strategic Partnerships Lacie Mitchell-Garza Angie Johnson
University Advancement Lacie Mitchell-Garza Genise Boettcher

HR Staff

Steve Barrett, Director
Advise senior administration on personnel policy and management. Oversee all functional areas of office and supervise staff. Coordinate all labor relations services for university. Work closely with bargaining units and management on labor issues.
Phone: 507-389-2015

Jill Frederickson-Kratzke, Associate Director
Oversees Classified & Unclassified Employee & Labor Relations, Search Processes, Contract Interpretation, Position Classification/Descriptions.
Phone: 507-389-2017

Brian Breck, Assistant Director
Oversees Compensation/Payroll, Benefits and Retirement (IRAP and TRA), Contract Interpretation
Phone: 507-389-6075

Debi Anderson, HRIS Manager
Technical Support, Security Requests, HR Web Site, Custom Reporting, Seniority Rosters, Staffing Related Surveys
Phone: 507-389-5401

Genise Boettcher, HR Generalist
Employee and Labor Relations, Performance Evaluations. Employee Relations Contact for: Finance & Administration, University Advancement, College of Arts & Humanities and College of Business
Phone: 507-389-1382

Chris Dylla, HR Generalist
Employee and Labor Relations, Employee Relations Contact for: Athletics, Academic Affairs, College of Education, College of Science, Engineering & Technology and College of Social & Behavioral Sciences; PIF
Phone: 507-389-1420

Sue Ehlers, Data Entry/Personnel Assistant
Data Entry, Unclassified Leave Balances
Phone: 507-389-1190

Angie Johnson, HR Generalist
Employee and Labor Relations, Position Descriptions. Employee Relations Contact for: College of Allied Health & Nursing, Information & Technology Services; Strategic Business, Education & Regional Partnerships and Student Affairs & Enrollment Management
Phone: 507-389-1240

Lacie Mitchell-Garza, Staffing Specialist
Coordinates position searches
Phone: 507-389-1065

Tara Sprengeler, FMLA/ADA/Workers' Comp Coord.
ADA, Worker's Compensation, FMLA
Phone: 507-389-2016

JoAnn Scholtz, Payroll Coordinator
Payroll, UPD Processing, Tuition Waiver
Phone: 507-389-2191

Wendy Schuller, HR/Benefits
Receptionist, Personnel Records, General H.R. Employment and Benefit Related Questions
Phone: 507-389-2015

Lu Ann Struck, Administrative Assistant
Director Support, Employee Recognition, International Faculty/Staff H-1B processing
Phone: 507-389-6946

Nina Stupeck, Data Entry/Personnel Assistant
Data entry and Adjuncts
Phone: 507-389-6942

Becky Ulmen, Payroll Specialist
Payroll, e-Timesheet, Employment Verifications, Promotion & Tenure
Phone: 507-389-2464

MaKayla Valentin, Staffing Specialist
Coordinates position searches
Phone: 507-389-1223

Benefits Administration
Insurance (Medical, Dental, Life), Pre-tax Programs, Short/Long Term Disability, Retirement (IRAP and TRA)
Phone: 507-389-2015 e-mail: