New Human Resources Director Announced

Dear Saint Mary's Community,

"I am pleased to announce the appointment of Eduardo Salaz as the director of human resources at Saint Mary's College, effective August 16, 2010. Salaz is an experienced human resources professional with extensive experience in diversity and inclusion, organizational development, leadership development, talent acquisition, employee relations and strategic planning. His work experiences include senior-level human resources positions at Intuit, Brocade Communications, Silicon Graphics, Apple Computer and Pacific Gas & Electric. He is also the vice president of the board of directors of the regional Alzheimer's Association, a former member of the board of trustees of National Hispanic University and co-founder of the Silicon Valley Chief Diversity Officer Consortium.

I would like to thank the members of the Director of Human Resources Search Committee and the firm of Michael James Reid & Company for the hours of time and effort they devoted to the search process. I would also like to thank Ann Kelly for serving as Interim Director of Human Resources and the staff in the Human Resources Department for continuing to advance and improve the human resources function at Saint Mary's.

Please join me in welcoming Eduardo Salaz and in thanking all those involved in the search process for the Director of Human Resources position."

Pete Michell
Vice President for Finance