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HR Team

​Human Resources supports the Lewis & Clark community with integrity and service by attracting and retaining exceptional employees, embracing diversity, and ensuring compliance through open and ethical practices.​

How can I visit the HR office?
For help, please see our map, and driving directions.

Heyke Kirkendall-Baker, JD, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Associate Vice President of Human Resources

Contact for: Compensation, Title IX, policy violations, performance issues, involuntary terminations, general HR issues/questions related to faculty, staff and student employees.

Sarah Petrich, PHR, SHRM-CP
Associate Director

Contact for: General HR issues/questions related to faculty, staff and student employees, PDQs, reclassification, union contract interpretation, policy interpretation.

Kris Codron, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Leave Administrator/ Training Manager

Contact for: Leaves, including FMLA/OFLA, accommodation, time off, short and long term disability, Worker’s Compensation, training and development, search committee assistance.

Pam Wassmer
HR Administrative Specialist I

Contact for: I-9s, verification of employment, unemployment claims, general HR questions, employee recognition, late time entry, PAF status.

David Nickerson

Contact for: Posting for staff and student positions, PDQ processing, Workday Recruiting, interview/hiring process, SkillSurvey, background checks, recruitment sites, diversity recruiting tools.

Helen DeVol
Benefits Analyst

Contact for: Benefits, including medical/dental, 403(b), life insurance, tuition programs, Employee Assistance Program, retirement, qualifying events, eligibility.

Alex Ray
HRIS Analyst

Contact for: Workday support, business process improvement.

Leandra Kroenig, FPC
Payroll Administrator

Contact for: Payroll, time cards, time approval, direct deposit, lost or stolen check replacement, FWS related to student agency billing, W-2, W-4, tuition remission.

Human Resources

Contact Us

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    Human Resources is located in South Chapel Annex on the Graduate Campus.


    voice 503-768-6235 fax 503-768-6233

    Associate Vice President of Human ResourcesHeyke Kirkendall-Baker

    Human Resources

    • Human Resources Lewis & Clark 0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road MSC 72 Portland OR 97219