Location and Directions

Find University Human Resources offices in the University Services Building (USB), at 1 West Prentiss Street in Iowa City. Our mailing address is:

University Human Resources
University Services Building
1 West Prentiss Street
Iowa City, IA 52240

The UHR Welcome Center is open 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

On Cambus, take the South Campus Shuttle to stop 1070.

Find metered street parking along Prentiss and Capitol streets adjacent to USB, or use the university's Recreation Center Lot (Lot 11).

Use the public entrance to USB on the building's west side, adjacent to the parking lot.

Units and Staff

University Human Resources includes 10 functional areas managed by Administrative Services:

Unit rosters

Administrative Services

Phone: 319-335-3558
Email:  UnivHR-Admin@uiowa.edu
Office: 121-10 USB

Name Title Email Phone
Cheryl Reardon Chief HR Officer and Associate Vice President cheryl-reardon@uiowa.edu 319-467-1898
Jan Waterhouse Senior HR Director, HR Policy & Compliance jan-waterhouse@uiowa.edu 319-335-5767
Willa Oddleifson Administrative Services Manager willa-oddleifson@uiowa.edu 319-467-4387
Andrea M. French Administrative Services Coordinator andrea-m-french@uiowa.edu 319-467-1898


University Benefits

Phone:  319-335-2676 | 877-830-4001
Email:   benefits@uiowa.edu
Office:  120 USB

Name Title Email Phone
Joni Troester Senior Assistant Vice President & Deputy CHRO, Total Rewards joni-troester@uiowa.edu 319-335-2692
Rebecca Olson Senior Director, Benefits rebecca-s-olson@uiowa.edu 319-384-1408
Dana Stafford Assistant Director, Benefits dana-stafford@uiowa.edu 319-335-5711
Adewale Alarape Senior Accountant adewale-alarape@uiowa.edu 319-467-1764
Brian Hulke Senior Accountant brian-hulke@uiowa.edu 319-384-2048
Cheri Smith Benefits Coordinator cheri-smith@uiowa.edu 319-335-2676
Christal Quigley Clerk IV christal-quigley@uiowa.edu 319-335-2676
Jessica Hunter HR Associate jessica-k-hunter@uiowa.edu 319-335-2676
Jessica Wade Business Analyst jessica-j-wade@uiowa.edu 319-467-1349
Joshua Anderson Manager of Accounting, Benefits joshua-anderson-1@uiowa.edu 319-335-5522
Julie Sexton Senior HR Specialist julie-sexton@uiowa.edu 319-467-1558
Kara Wright Business Analyst kara-wright@uiowa.edu 319-384-3511
Kyra Harrison Senior HR Specialist, Benefits & Workers' Comp kyra-harrison@uiowa.edu 319-467-1915
Saira Steen HR Associate saira-steen@uiowa.edu 319-467-3226
Scott Coons HR Associate scott-coons@uiowa.edu 319-335-2676
Sonatina Fernandes Senior HR Specialist sonatina-fernandes@uiowa.edu 319-335-2623
Stephanie Von Lienen Clerk IV stephanie-vonlienen@uiowa.edu 319-335-2676
Tiffany Bathrick Senior HR Specialist tiffany-bathrick@uiowa.edu 319-467-3006
Timothy Dowiat Clerk IV timothy-dowiat@uiowa.edu 319-335-2676
Bethany Kaplan Lead Senior HR Specialist, Workers' Compensation bethany-kaplan@uiowa.edu 319-335-2679
Exodus Cardoza Senior HR Specialist, Workers' Compensation exodus-cardoza@uiowa.edu 319-467-5190
Marcus Seaton Director, Workers' Compensation & UI Ergonomics marcus-seaton@uiowa.edu 319-384-0959

Compensation and Classification

Phone:  319-335-5298
Email:   comp-class@uiowa.edu
Office:  121-11 USB

Name Title Email Phone
Trevor Glanz Director, Compensation/Classification & Data Management trevor-glanz@uiowa.edu 319-335-1848
Consuelo Garcia Senior HR Specialist consuelo-garcia@uiowa.edu 319-335-0055
Jiongting Hu Senior Compensation Specialist jiongting-hu@uiowa.edu 319-467-0519
Amanda Johnston Compensation Specialist amanda-johnston-1@uiowa.edu 319-467-0374

Employee and Labor Relations

Phone:  319-467-4142
Email:   elr-help@uiowa.edu
Office:  121-20 USB

Name Title Email Phone
Todd Rent Director, University Employee & Labor Relations todd-rent@uiowa.edu 319-467-1898
Michelle Kongable Senior Employee & Labor Relations Specialist michelle-kongable@uiowa.edu 319-353-2498
Kurt Langel Senior HR Specialist kurt-langel@uiowa.edu 319-467-1920

Employee Assistance Program

Phone:  319-335-2085
Email:   eaphelp@uiowa.edu
Office:  121-50 USB

Name Title Email Phone
Maggie Moore Director, Employee Assistance Program betty-moore@uiowa.edu 319-335-2085
Carman Walsh Secretary III carman-walsh@uiowa.edu 319-335-2085
Bronwyn Threlkeld-Wiegand Behavioral Health Clinical Specialist bronwyn-threlkeldwiegand@uiowa.edu 319-335-2085

Faculty and Staff Disability Services

Phone:  319-335-2660
Email:   fsds@uiowa.edu
Office:  121-20 USB

Name Title Email Phone
Rhea Dreyer Manager, UI Faculty & Staff Disability Services rhea-dreyer@uiowa.edu 319-384-3217
Damien Blair Clerk IV damien-blair@uiowa.edu 319-335-2660
Kate Banta Senior HR Specialist kate-banta@uiowa.edu 319-335-1624
Adrian Rocha HR Specialist adrian-rocha@uiowa.edu 319-467-0350
Melissa Fiacco Senior HR Specialist melissa-fiacco@uiowa.edu 319-467-1139

Faculty and Staff Immigration Services

Phone:  319-467-0498
Email:  immigration@uiowa.edu  
Office: 121-20 USB

Name Title Email Phone
Randall Ney Director, Faculty & Staff Immigration Services randall-ney@uiowa.edu 319-335-2263
Laura Prince Administrator, Faculty & Staff Immigration Services laura-prince@uiowa.edu 319-335-5316
Lisa Bartell Administration Services Coordinator lisa-bartell@uiowa.edu 319-467-0498
Lisa Lowenberg Secretary III lisa-jo-lowenberg@uiowa.edu 319-335-0635
Nina Thompson HR Specialist nina-thompson@uiowa.edu 319-335-1167

Family Services

Phone:  319-335-3558
Email:   familyservices@uiowa.edu
Office: 121-50 USB

Name Title Email Phone
Diana Kremzar Manager, UI Family Services diana-kremzar@uiowa.edu 319-467-0193

Information Management

Office:  3rd floor, USB

Name Title Email Phone
Mike Kaplan Director Admin Systems/Information Management/HR michael-kaplan@uiowa.edu 319-335-0166


Phone:  319-353-2973  
Email:  livewell@uiowa.edu
Office: E119 CRWC

Name Title Email Phone
Megan Hammes Senior Director, UI Wellness megan-hammes@uiowa.edu 319-335-5424
Mary Heath Secretary II mary-heath@uiowa.edu 319-353-2973
Jean O'Donovan Secretary III jean-odonovan@uiowa.edu 319-353-2973
Ilona Lichty Health Coach/Wellness Consultant, UI Wellness ilona-lichty@uiowa.edu 319-353-2975
Carla Melby-Oetken Health Coach/Wellness Consultant, UI Wellness carla-melby@uiowa.edu


Melanie Cuchna HR Specialist melanie-cuchna@uiowa.edu 319-467-4618
Sandy Stewart HR Specialist sandra-stewart@uiowa.edu 319-467-1918

Organizational Effectiveness

Phone:  319-335-3558
Email:  uilearndevelop@uiowa.edu
Office: 121-50 USB

Name Title Email Phone
Teresa Kulper Director, UI Org Effectiveness/Org Development, HR teresa-kulper@uiowa.edu 319-384-0786
Sean Hesler Director, UI Learning & Development sean-hesler@uiowa.edu 319-384-0858
Eli Hotchkin Director, Threat Assessment Program elisha-hotchkin@uiowa.edu 319-384-2955
Nikole Mac Director, UI Leadership Development nikole-mac@uiowa.edu 319-384-0535
Barb Simon Secretary III barbara-simon@uiowa.edu 319-335-5464
Dorian Walker Clerk IV dorian-walker@uiowa.edu 319-335-2687
Laura Macrowski Clerk IV laura-macrowski@uiowa.edu 319-335-2901
Aysha Lonich Behavioral Health Threat Consultant (Threat Assessment) aysha-lonich@uiowa.edu 319-384-2955
Blair Wagner Organizational Change Manager blair-wagner@uiowa.edu 319-467-0560
Bruce Drummond Instructional Services Specialist bruce-drummond@uiowa.edu 319-335-5186
Candace Peters Organizational Consultant & Leadership Coach candace-peters@uiowa.edu 319-335-0505
Carlton Petty Sr HR Specialist carlton-petty@uiowa.edu 319-335-0729
Heidi Zahner-Younts Organizational Consultant & Leadership Coach heidi-zahner@uiowa.edu 319-335-2260
Oleta Davis Police Threat Consultant (Threat Assessment) oleta-davis@uiowa.edu 319-384-2955
Scott White Trainer scott-white@uiowa.edu 319-467-1924
Spencer Stumpf Supervisory Trainer spencer-stumpf@uiowa.edu 319-384-3592

Payroll Services

Phone:  319-335-2381
Email:   payroll-services@uiowa.edu
Office:  120 USB

Name Title Email Phone
Terri Hein Director terri-hein@uiowa.edu 319-335-2374
Rachel Quinlan Manager, Accounting & Financial Analysis rachel-quinlan@uiowa.edu 319-353-2097
Stacey Halverson Senior Accountant stacey-halverson@uiowa.edu 319-335-2170
June Lester Senior Accountant june-lester@uiowa.edu 319-335-2383
Roxanne Schomers Clerk III roxanne-schomers@uiowa.edu 319-335-2803
Logan Stevens Accountant logan-stevens@uiowa.edu 319-467-4783
Xuefen Zhen International Tax  Specialist xuefen-zhen@uiowa.edu 319-353-2460

Talent Acquisition

Phone:  319-335-2656 | 800-272-6400
Email:   TA-support@uiowa.edu
Office:  221 USB

Name Title Email Phone
Keith Becker Senior Director, Talent Acquisition keith-becker@uiowa.edu 319-335-2664
Whitney Bell Senior HR Specialist whitney-bell@uiowa.edu 319-467-0172
Adam Potter Senior HR Specialist adam-potter@uiowa.edu 319-335-2662
Ellie Sharp HR Specialist elizabeth-sharp@uiowa.edu 319-335-2659
Jade Rogers HR Specialist jade-o-rogers@uiowa.edu 319-467-4766
Malik Kelly HR Specialist malik-kelly@uiowa.edu 319-467-4768

Workforce Operations

Phone:  319-335-2381
Email:   workforce-operations@uiowa.edu
Office:  120 USB

Name Title Email Phone
Dan Schropp Director daniel-schropp@uiowa.edu 319-335-2382
Kate Hilsman Senior HR Specialist kate-hilsman@uiowa.edu 319-335-3829
Katie Villhauer Senior HR Specialist katie-villhauer@uiowa.edu 319-335-2380
Emily Bacatan HR Specialist emily-bacatan@uiowa.edu 319-467-0944
Denise Fuller Clerk IV denise-fuller@uiowa.edu 319-335-2387
Hellecktra Orozco HR Specialist hellecktra-orozco@uiowa.edu  319-467-1735
Penny Schnedler HR Specialist penny-schnedler@uiowa.edu 319-384-3499
Rus Schomers Clerk IV russell-schomers@uiowa.edu 319-335-2378