The Employee Relations and Performance Department offers consulting services, advice, support and referrals to employees, supervisors, and managers who have questions or need assistance with the following:

  • Policy and rule interpretation and application
  • Performance management
  • Education and development
  • Management and organizational consulting
  • Communication efforts
  • Classified staff grievances
  • Progressive discipline including corrective /disciplinary actions for classified staff
  • At-will terminations
  • Unemployment hearings
  • Managing Family Medical Leave and Parental Leave
Supervisors should contact an Employee Relations and Performance consultant prior to beginning the progressive discipline process, responding to a classified staff grievance or when considering termination of an at-will employee.

Brad Mathers

Director of Employee Relations and Performance

Michele Padilla

Principal Human Resources Consultant / HRBP

Melissa Flippin

Principal Human Resources Consultant

Barbara Barnes

Senior Human Resources Consultant

Richard Benson BS BA

Principal Human Resources Consultant

Tina Johnson

Principal Human Resources Consultant