The Catholic University of America

Human Resources Staff

Staff Member

Areas of Authority

Maureen Brookbank
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
tel: 202-319-4177

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

Sr. Generalist of 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

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

Assistant Director of Total Rewards & HRIS
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)
Student Medical Plan

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

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
Generating 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

Ashley Oberdorff
HR Generalist

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

Hendrix Akalonu
Human Resources Coordinator
tel: 202-319-5050

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

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

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

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: 202-3195598
Recruitment,and Hiring for Staff

Dominique Jackson
Recruitment/HR Coordinator
tel: 202-319-5707

Recruitment and Hiring support for:
All areas of Staffing
Background Checks/Education Verifications
Maintain Recruitment Files
Deborah Lee
HRIS/Benefits Analyst

tel: 202-319-4174
Generating Benefit and HRIS Reports
Updating Benefit System with employee's data
Funding FSA Accounts & Health Saving Accounts
Auditing employee's data and benefits
Updating Benefit Website