Meet the Staff

Eduardo Salaz

Interim Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Reach out to me (as opposed to other HR team members) for:

  • Oversight: HR Operations
  • Policy/Procedure Interpretation
  • Concerns about HR Practices
  • Disciplinary Matters
  • Suggestions


Lindsay Grange

Employee Benefits Manager

Reach out to me for:

  • Oversight: Benefits Administration
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Return to Work From Leave Procedures
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance Plan Administration
  • Education Benefit
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • Interactive Process and Accommodations
  • Modified Duty Requests
  • Lactation Accommodations
  • Workers' Compensation


Walter Johnson

Employee Relations Manager

Reach out to me for:

  • Performance Management, Improvement and Corrective Actions
  • Complaints of Discrimination/Harassment, Bias Conduct, Retaliation, Policy Violations and Workplace Climate
  • Workplace Misconduct Issues and Investigations
  • External Complaints from State and Federal Agencies
  • Supervisor or Peer Conflict
  • Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, Title VI, Title VII and Title IX
  • Performance Reviews, Evaluation and Analysis
  • Exit Interviews


Peter Horvet

Human Resources Generalist

Reach out to me for:

  • Employee Onboarding
  • New Employee Orientation
  • HR Online Training and Certificates 
  • Employment Verifications
  • Unemployment Claims
  • Subpoenas


Xialu Chen

Talent Acquisition and HR Operations Manager

Reach out to me for:

  • Development of Recruitment Strategies
  • Guidance to Search Committee/Hiring Managers
  • Screening/Interview Procedures and Rating Criteria
  • Employment-related laws and regulations; University Hiring/Selection Policies
  • Equity Advocate/DEIJ in the search process
  • Job Analyses
  • Grade /classification/compensation Analysis
  • General HR Operations


Lily Schubert

Human Resources Specialist - Data/Information Systems

Reach out to me for:

  • Onboarding and Separation Process
  • HR System Reports
  • HRIS System (Colleague)
  • Implementation and Maintenance of eMAP System
  • Directory Information
  • HR Record Keeping/Data Integrity
  • Access to Personnel Files



Learning and Development Manager

Reach out to me for:

  • Training Plans, Timeline, Resources and Management Strategies
  • Individual Training, Group Instruction, Workshops, eLearning
  • New Employee Orientation and Learning Community
  • Employee Development Methods and Tools

Human Resources Specialist - Talent Acquisition

Reach out to me for:

  • Job Postings and Applicant Activity
  • Guidance to Search Committee/Hiring Managers
  • Application/Interview evaluation criteria
  • Guidance for the Screening and Interview Processes
  • Development/Maintenance of Job Descriptions
  • Questions of Applicant Tracking (eMAP) System

Human Resources Assistant

Reach out to me for:

  • Scheduling a meeting with the Associate Vice President for HR and HR Managers
  • General Customer Service and HR Information or Support
  • Staff Development Calendar and Registration
  • HR Activities and Meetings
  • HR Updates and General HR Information
  • Scheduling Exit Interviews
  • Separation Process and Check Out Procedure