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, tuition programs, PDQs, reclassification, policy interpretation.

Human Resources Generalist

Contact for: Tuition assistance programs, PDQs and job descriptions, federal compliance training (safety, anti-harassment, Title IX and ADA).

Shanthi Pattison
Staff and Student Employment Coordinator

Contact for: Staff and student worker employment needs such as posting positions, PDQ processing, Workday Recruiting, interview/hiring process, SkillSurvey, background checks, recruitment sites, diversity recruiting tools.

Kris Codron, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Benefits, Leave and Training Manager

Contact for: Benefits, including medical/dental, 403(b), life insurance, tuition programs, Employee Assistance Program, retirement, qualifying events, eligibility; leaves, including FMLA/OFLA, accommodation, time off, short and long term disability, Worker’s Compensation; training and development, search committee assistance.

Toa Suruki 
HR Administrative Specialist

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

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.