Director, Human Resources
Mary Anne is responsible for the overall administration of the Office of IFAS Human Resources. She consults with administrators regarding all human resource matters involving faculty such as tenure, promotion, and permanent status; recruitment and hiring; policy development; investigation of performance issues and disciplinary actions; and Federal and State retirement education and counseling. She serves as the IFAS liaison with the UF Provost’s Office, University General Counsel, and the Vice President, UF Human Resource Services. Mary Anne also serves as the IFAS civil rights officer.
Associate Director, Human Resources
Susan is responsible for the all personnel actions (new hires, annual contracts, resignations, retirements, etc.) for faculty, staff (TEAMS and USPS), temporary employees (OPS), and graduate students. She handles tenure, permanent status, and promotion actions and related policies and processes for faculty. She reviews and processes staff position descriptions, and reviews, updates, and disseminates operational policies and procedures. Susan serves as liaison with academic affairs, the graduate school, and the UF Office of Human Resource Services. She maintains the electronic personnel database for UF/IFAS and the IFAS electronic directory.
Manager, Employee Relations - Office of Human Resource Services - IFAS Satellite Office
Leticia is responsible for coordination of disciplinary actions
for IFAS staff (USPS and TEAMS) employees, counsels supervisors
regarding employee performance or conduct issues, and assists
with related correspondence. She interprets UF policies and
regulations relative to standards for performance. Leticia investigates
disciplinary situations involving staff, and counsels employees
who have received discipline regarding their rights of appeal
or grievance. She also assists employees and supervisors with
collective bargaining issues and grievances.
Human Resources Specialist II
Harriett handles the processing of all personnel actions for
faculty, staff (TEAMS and USPS), and temporary (OPS) appointments.
She processes all graduate student appointments, and reviews
and processes all post-doctoral appointments. Harriett handles
and resolves payroll problems.
David L. Hermelbracht
OPS Non Secretary/Clerk - Human Resources
David is responsible for retirement counseling and handles all federal faculty benefits, which include federal health insurance, federal life insurance, and federal retirement. He serves as the liaison with the federal workers’ compensation office and with the USDA Office of Personnel Management. David audits and certifies sick leave records for all faculty who resign or retire and processes these payments.
Employee Relations Specialist I - Office of Human Resource Services -
IFAS Satellite Office
Kathy is responsible for all benefits enrollment for state (non-federal) faculty and staff (TEAMS and USPS), including changes to existing coverage’s related to beneficiaries and dependents. Kathy serves as the main resource person for IFAS employees for all UF fringe benefit programs. Additionally, Kathy assists the Employee Relations Manager with employee relations issues related to UF staff (TEAMS, USPS, OPS) and coordinates the probationary follow-up program for IFAS staff.
Human Resources Specialist II
Dana assists with faculty recruitment and provides
leadership and assistance
to search and screening committees for state and county
extension positions. Oversees all county
extension job positions and works closely with applicants to
ensure they meet all requirements. Dana is also responsible for
advertising positions and maintaining Web Sites, and serves
as a member of the office support team.
Dana assists the office by serving as the backup to the office
receptionist. Answer phones, greet visitors, files, copy,
scan, delivery and pickup on campus.