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


Deborah Walker

Senior Benefits Analyst /HR Consultant 

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

Rosa Linda Tejada

Benefit Specialist 

Benefits Analysis

Bobbie Lewis 

HR Assistant (Student Worker)

  Adriana Perez HR Assistant (Student Worker)  
  Jassmine Manriquez HR Assistant (Student Worker)