Your HR Staff

Employees are encouraged to visit the Office of Human Resources as a new employee, current employee, or whenever changes in their lives or employment occur.  Below is a listing of the staff and their areas of specialization.  All members of the HR staff also can answer general questions.

Michael Dougherty
Associate Vice President for HR
303.273.3554
mdougher@mines.edu
Chief Human Resources Officer
Exemptions / Compensation
Policies / State Rules / Human Resources Consulting / Employee Relations 
Supervisor Grievance Consulting / Performance Management

Veronica Graves
Associate Director for HR
303.273.3056
vgraves@mines.edu
Compensation / Exemptions
Employee Relations / Grievance Process / Corrective Actions
Classified Job Evaluations / Position Descriptions / State Personnel System / Performance Management
Affirmative Action

Michelle Darveau
Assistant Director for HR - Organizational Development
303.384.2305
mdarveau@mines.edu
Learning & Development / eLearning & SkillSoft / Organizational Consulting
Leadership Development / Mines Leadership Institute
Recruitment / Onboarding
Performance Management

Ann Hix
Benefits Manager
303.273.3052
ahix@mines.edu
Faculty Insurance Benefits / Long Term Disability
Classified Employee Benefits
Retirement Plan Administration - PERA / MDCP
Workers' Compensation
Leave Management / FMLA / Sick Leave / Annual Leave / Disability Leave

Deb Wernli
Employment Manager
303.273.3494
dwernli@mines.edu
Recruitment / Selection / PageUp / Search Committee Support & Training
Classified Job Evaluations / Position Descriptions
Pre-employment screenings

Diana Combs
HR Data Manager
303.273.3520
dcombs@mines.edu
Banner Human Resources Module Lead / Testing / Updates
Banner / Cognos assistance
Organizational & Special Data Requests - (not Open Records)

Nancy Cummings
Human Resources Department Assistant
303.384.2376
ncumming@mines.edu
General Human Resources Assistance
Performance Evaluation System Administration & Reporting
Employee Recognition Event / Colorado Combined Campaign
Data Reporting
Employment Verifications
General Benefits Administration & Questions
Benefits Orientations / Benefits Enrollment
Benefits Payroll Deductions

Paula MacGeorge
Recruitment / Employment Coordinator
303.273.3259
pnmacgeorge@mines.edu
General Inquiries & Reception
I-9 / E-verify / Background Checks
Employment Verifications / Minors on Campus Process Support
Onboarding Support
PageUp Support
Recruiting and Onboarding Process Support

Yolanda Wilson
HR Systems Technician
303.384.2562
ywilson@mines.edu
Recruitment Process Support / PageUp Tech Support / Reporting
Learning & Development / eLearning & SkillSoft

Payroll & Human Resources Operations - Located in the Controller's Office 
                                                                       2nd FL - Guggenheim Hall

Suzanne Bratcher
Lead Payroll Specialist
303.273.3251
sbratche@mines.edu
Monthly Payroll Processing
Semi-Monthly Payroll Processing
Redistributions
Supplemental Monthly / Semi-Monthly Payroll

Cindy Kerr
Payroll Operations Technician
303.384.2427
cekerr@mines.edu
Leave Calendars
HR Forms
New Hire Set-up / CWID Generation - new employees

Janice Lander
Payroll & HR Operations Manager
303.273.3266
jslander@mines.edu
Garnishments
W-2 Processing
International Taxation
PERA Refunds

Michelle Wareham
Payroll / HR Techician
303.273.3565
mwareham@mines.edu
Student Employment / Contracts

 




 



 

 

Directory

Office of Human Resources
303.273.3250
1500 Illinois Street
Guggenheim Hall, Ste. 110
Golden CO  80401

Mike Dougherty
Associate Vice President for Human Resources
mdougher@mines.edu
303.273.3554


Veronica Graves
Associate Director for Human Resources
vgraves@mines.edu
303.273.3056


Michelle Darveau
Assistant Director for Human Resources
Organizational Development
mdarveau@mines.edu
303.384.2305

Ann Hix
Benefits Manager
ahix@mines.edu
303.273.3052

Deb Wernli
Employment Manager
dwernli@mines.edu
303.273.3494

Diana Combs
HR Data Manager
dcombs@mines.edu
303.273.3520


Nancy Cummings
Human Resources Department Assistant
ncumming@mines.edu
303.384.2376


Paula MacGeorge
Recruitment / Employment Coordinator
pnmacgeorge@mines.edu
303.273.3259


Yolanda Wilson
HR Systems Technician
ywilson@mines.edu
303.384.2562