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Extension HR Contact Information

The best way to find answers to your Human Resources questions is to call the main HR phone line: (501) 671-2219. Our staff is cross-trained in many functional areas, and more than one person in HR will be able to assist you effectively. 

 

Human Resources Team

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Donna Rothberg

Director of Human Resources
Office: 501-671-2336
Fax: 501-671-2251
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Overall HR operations & training
  • Confidential personnel & performance management issues
  • Conflict resolution
  • Supervisor counseling 
  • Performance evaluations
  • Extension personnel policy & procedures
  • Extension position classification &  compensation programs
  • General HR Inquiries

Work Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

 
 
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Del Johnson

Benefits Manager
Office: 501-671-2055
Fax: 501-671-2251
Primary Responsibilities:
  • UA retirement plans (TIAA-CREF, Fidelity, APERS) 
  • Oversight of UA insurance plans (health, dental, vision, life, FSA)
  • Voluntary insurance products
  • Wellness 
  • Federal & state reporting
  • Benefits-related policies 
  • Escalated benefits issues
  • Long term disability 
  • Federal insurance & retirement 
  • Open enrollment 

Work Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

 
 
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Patricia Johnson

HR Specialist (Employment)
Office: 501-671-2010
Fax: 501-671-2251
  • Hiring process support
  • Collection of new hire paperwork
  • Collection of performance evaluations
  • E-Verify administration
  • BANNER entry
  • Document imaging for official files
  • PeopleAdmin support

Work Hours: 7:30am - 4:00pm

 
 
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Phyllis McQuany

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Front desk reception
  • General HR inquiries
  • Forwarding calls to appropriate staff
  • Mail collection & distribution 
  • Employee termination process
  • UA vehicle safety program
  • HR web page support
  • Personnel files, office inventory & supplies

Work Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

 
 
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Jill Williams

Employment Manager
Office: 501-671-2149
Fax: 501-671-2251
Primary Responsibilities:
  • PeopleAdmin administrator
  • Job postings
  • Position descriptions
  • Employee onboarding
  • Tuition Discount administrator
  • Unemployment
  • Concurrent Employment
  • Employment verification
  • Performance evaluation support
  • Proof of prior service
  • General HR inquiries
  • 4-H & employee youth maltreatment screening

Work Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

 
 
Sandra Baker

Sandra Baker

UA Insurance Administration
Office: 501-671-2353
Fax: 501-671-2251
Primary Responsibilities:
  • UA insurance plans (health, dental, vision, life, FSA) daily administration  
  • UA retirement plans (TIAA-CREF, Fidelity, APERS) support
  • Liaison with benefits vendors
  • Benefits counseling for employees & their families  
  • Enrollment, election & change forms processing
  • HIPAA
  • General benefits inquiries
  • Open enrollment

Work Hours: 7:30am - 4:00pm

 

 
 
Nytalya Salter

Nytalya Salter

FMLA & Wellness Administration
Office: 501-671-2017
Fax: 501-671-2251
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Family & Medical Leave (FMLA)
  • Catastrophic leave program 
  • Wellness program administration
  • Benefits web page maintenance
  • Special projects & reports
  • Benefits-related policy & procedure support
  • UA insurance plans administration back-up 

Work Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm