Benchmarking Committee


February 2017: Began work during Phase 2

Status as of December 2017: Projects completed and committee closed


The Benchmarking Committee will identify and develop benchmarking tools and opportunities to enhance HR strategy and initiatives. 

Targeted task force recommendations 

  • Develop additional benchmarking opportunities: As UI priorities take shape, consider formal external reviews, consulting contracts, site visits, and other approaches. 



  • Teresa Kulper, director of HR services, University Human Resources 
  • Debra McFall-Wallerich, human resources director, College of Nursing  
  • Kathryn Schwarm-Benson, organizational consultant, Organizational Effectiveness 
  • Kay Shie, director of human resources, College of Public Health 
  • Megan Walker, human resources associate, Business Services 
  • Heidi Zahner-Younts, trainer and leadership coach, Organizational Effectiveness 

HR administrative liaison 

  • Joni Troester, assistant vice president for benefits, health, and productivity, University Human Resources 
Contact Information

Administrative Services

Campus Address
121-10 USB
Mailing Address

121 University Services Building, Suite 10
Iowa City, IA 52242-1911
United States