Human Resources Updates

Do you have questions about your benefit plan choices for next year? Need to update your tax exemptions, or to ask a question about your performance review? Want to take a leave of absence, or to find out if you qualify for educational benefits?

Here is a quick guide to the people in Human Resources who can help you, and the areas that each person handles.  

Toccara Ball, human resources generalist, employment:, ext. 6724
Faculty; staff and intern recruitment; job advertising and onboarding; PeopleAdmin support; separations and exit interviews; unemployment; new staff orientation and training scheduling; visa assistance; personnel action forms; employee events; job evaluations outside of PfS; employee relations matters; HR reporting; and surveys

Melissa Hulett, human resources coordinator:, ext. 6731
Educational benefits program; benefit billing; weekly claims processing; student onboarding; retiree and COBRA checks; WHALE Award program; systems support; leaves of absence assistance; and HR team project support

Christina LoCascio, human resources associate, data management:, ext. 6722
Employment verifications; non-employee and volunteer; student onboarding entry; employee data updates (such as changing tax exemptions and change of address); system reporting; HR team project support; Sequoia deduction entry and reimbursements; and HR and payroll related functions

Barbara Tobias, director, human resources:, ext. 6726
HR strategy; performance management; compensation management; organizational development/training; job descriptions; NSC and PfS system assistance; and employee relations matters

Karen Tomlinson, senior human resources generalist:, ext. 6727
Benefits administration (including coverage and open enrollment questions); benefits onboarding; benefit qualifying events; retirement; flexible spending; wellness initiatives; data/systems management;  NSC and PfS system assistance; leaves of absence; employee relations; and HR reporting and surveys

HR forms and other documents can be found on the NEOMED Intranet under Human Resources. 

For general questions, email the or call 330.325.6729.

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