Meet the Human Resources Team

Our Mission is to provide leadership and support to the Saint Mary's College Community by identifying, communicating, and resolving human resources issues in a manner that respects the College's Catholic, Liberal Arts, and Lasallian traditions.



  Name Job Title Role
  Laurie Panian Chief Human Resources Officer HR Strategic Leadership & Direction

Maura Wolf

Manager, Training & Professional Development

Training & Development (including learning & organizational effectiveness)


Jean-Ann Balassi

Director of Benefits  

Benefits Strategy & Delivery

Erika Roesch

Manager, Recruitment

Recruitment (including most long term temporary, per course adjunct & staff positions)


Bruce Morotti

Employee Relations Manager

Employee Relations (including performance management, complaint investigation & resolution, conflict resolution, policy interpretation) & Workforce Planning


Rosa Linda Tejada

Senior Benefits Analyst 

Benefits Analysis, Disability & Leave Management (including FMLA, ADA & Workers Compensation)


Sigrid Dench

HR Generalist/Compensation 

Compensation (including salary information, PSD evaluations/re-evaluations, salary/equity change requests), HRIS Data Adminstration & Reporting, 

Courtney Gordon

HR Specialist/Recruitment                            

Recruitment and HR Operations Support
  Adriana Perez HR Assistant (Student Worker)  
  Jassmine Manriquez HR Assistant (Student Worker)