The Catholic University of America

Human Resources Staff

Staff Member

Areas of Authority

Jeff Branstetter
Interim Associate Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer

Employee/Labor Relations
EEO/Affirmative Action
Title IX
Organizational Development

Schlain Schmidt Faust
Director of Total Rewards/HRIS/Compensation
tel: 202-319-6404

All CUA Benefit Program Management
Employee Health and Welfare Plans
Defined Contribution (TIAA-CREF)
Disability Plan(s)
Leave of Absences
CUA's Benefit Vendors
Student Medical Plan

Compensation Program Management
Oversight of Staff Compensation Plan
Provide market analysis for salary structure

Human Resources Information System 
PeopleSoft (HRIS/Benefit/Payroll)
Benefit Enrollment/Admin System

Frank Vinik
Title IX Coordinator/Equal Opportunity Officer
tel: 202-319-4177

Analysis of Training Needs
Design & Delivery of University-wide Training for Title IX
Measurement of Training Effectiveness

Yvonne Evans
Manager, Employee Relations 
tel: 202-319-6594

Employee/Supervisor Conflict
Employee/Labor Relations
Unemployment Hearings
Affirmative Action Plan
University Policy Interpretation
Request for Accommodations under ADA

                      Faculty & Staff Complaint Investigations

Raymond Brantley
Manager, Benefits
tel: 202-319-4176

Benefit Financial and Data Management
Employee Health and Welfare Plans
Defined Contribution (TIAA-CREF)
Flexible Spending Accounts/Health Saving Account
Disability Plan(s)

Terry Fletcher-Shields
Benefits Specialist

tel: 202-319-5262

CUA Student Health Insurance Support
General Benefit Plan Information
Life Insurance Claims
New Employee Orientation
CUA Employee Discount Programs
Wellness Programs

Tamika Hainsworth
Benefits Specialist II
tel: 202-319-4172

Retirement Consultations 
Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)
Worker's Compensation
Long Term Disability
Tuition Assistance

Deborah Lee
Senior HRIS
tel: 202-319-4174

Assist the HRIS Manager in the oversight of the HRIS
Ensure accuracy and integrity of data
Provide data to better leverage/manage human capital
Assist with all phases of HRIS implementation
Provide HRIS support to other HR functions

Patricia Tummer
Manager, HRIS
tel: 202-319-4378

Manage and oversee all aspects of HRIS (Human Resources Information Systems)
Lead HR Technology Implementations and Upgrades
Support HR Transformation initiatives
Develop Overall HR Technology strategies

Lisa Giljam Jordan
Manager of Compensation

tel: 202-319-5107

Work Authorization Compliance
Certification of Form I-9s for foreign nationals
I-9 certification training
Generate HRIS Reports & Compliance Reporting
Student Employment Inquiries
Faculty Contract Support

Joseph Mathern
HRIS Coordinator

tel: 202-319-4170

Maintain & Update HRMS Database
Process Transactions for Staff and Student Actions
Employment verifications
Yearly performance evaluations
Update personal information
(name & address changes) for staff
  Timely pay for staff and student employees

Mary Kate Zabroske
HR Specialist – Faculty Support

tel: 202-319-4171

Process transactions for Faculty & Graduate Assistantships
Support hiring of Faculty & Graduate Assistantships
Timely pay for full & part time Faculty & Graduate Assistantships
Update personal information for full & part time Faculty
Troubleshoot issues with Faculty & Graduate Assistantship Assignment data

Administrative Assistant

tel: 202-319-5050           


AVP/CHRO's Appointments
General Assistance to HR and EEO
Training Support to Director, Employment & Training/Development 
Reconciliation of HR Bills
Maintenance of HR Web Pages
Tuition Exchange Program Inquiries

Human Resources Coordinator
tel: 202-319-5050

General Inquiries
I-9 Verification
Processing of Applications
Data Entry
Assistance with Benefit Forms

Andrea Daniels
Manager, Talent Acquisition/Recruitment 
tel: 202-319-6538

Recruitment and Hiring for Staff 
PRF Approval Process 
Temporary Hires from Staffing Agencies

Neha Pearson
Senior Recruitment Specialist
tel: 202-319-5598

Recruitment and Hiring for Staff

Recruitment/HR Coordinator

tel: 202-319-5707

Recruitment and Hiring support for:
All areas of Staffing 
Background Checks/Education Verifications 
Maintain Recruitment Files