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Human Resources

Physical Address:
415 West 6th Street
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS 4332
Moscow, ID 83844-4332

Summer Hours:
Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Academic Year Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone: 208-885-3638

Fax: 208-885-3602

Email: hr@uidaho.edu

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Meet Our People

For general inquiries:

Human Resources
Phone: 208-885-3638
Fax: 208-885-3602
Email: hr@uidaho.edu

Contact a Human Resources team member:

Brandi Terwilliger, Director of Human Resources
208-885-3008
brandit@uidaho.edu
Brandi provides direction, management and leadership to Human Resources and directly supervises or oversees Employment Services, Benefit Services and the front office staff. She acts as a liaison between HR and external constituencies to facilitate communication and to ensure the coordination of HR programs and services. Brandi is also responsible for the planning, implementing and administering of the university’s comprehensive medical, dental, life, disability, leave and other benefit programs.

Amy Pendegraft, HR Communications Specialist
208-885-3889
apendegraft@uidaho.edu
Amy provides communications support for the Human Resources department, including website management, benefits communication, newsletters and memos. She also assists employees who are applying for flexible work arrangements.

Riley Reintjes, HR Assistant II
208-885-3031
rreintjes@uidaho.edu
Riley coordinates front office customer service functions and performs administrative tasks that support the operations of the Human Resources department. He manages supervisor assignments, campus directory modification access and I-9 verification and processing. Riley also assembles employee personnel files, updates Banner with employee information, and updates and ensures compliance with tax treaties and employment authorization for international employees.

Paula Armstrong, HR Assistant I
208-885-3638
pkarmstrong@uidaho.edu
Paula serves as a front-end contact for the Human Resources department, providing customer service by phone, email and in person. She acts as a liaison to the Benefits and Payroll teams and provides overall administrative support to the department. She also assists new employees with their on-boarding paperwork, processes I-9s and verifies employment eligibility.

Emily Hammond, HR Assistant I
208-885-3638
hr@uidaho.edu
Emily serves as a front-end contact for the Human Resources department, providing customer service by phone, email and in person, acts as a liaison to the Benefits and Payroll teams and provides overall administrative support to the department. She assists new employees with their on-boarding paperwork, assists with processing I-9s and verifies employment eligibility.

The Business Partners serve as the primary contact for their assigned colleges and divisions. They provide support for:

  • Staff Position Classification, including reclassifications, desk audits and FLSA classifications.
  • Staff Compensation
  • Recruitment and Selection, including sourcing candidates, successful search committees, troubleshooting problems, and policy interpretation.
  • Performance Management, including onboarding and separation, setting expectations, conducting performance evaluations, helping an employee succeed through corrective action, and managing risk.
  • Compliance with employment-related laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Child Labor and reasonable accommodation requests.
  • Organizational restructuring, orientations, supervisor/management training and complaint investigations.

Steven Lindquist, Senior HR Business Partner
208-885-3728
stevenrl@uidaho.edu

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior HR Business Partner
208-885-3609
ashleyr@uidaho.edu

Andrew Ertle, HR Business Partner
208-885-3892
aertle@uidaho.edu

Emma Grizzell, HR Business Partner
208-885-1343
egrizzell@uidaho.edu

Michael Lambrecht, HR Business Partner
208-885-3612
mlambrecht@uidaho.edu

Aria Parr, Class/Comp Business Partner
208-885-3608
ahoit@uidaho.edu

Please review the Business Partner List to find the Business Partner assigned to your area.

Mandy Charbonneau, Recruitment and Operations Lead
208-885-3611
mandyc@uidaho.edu
Mandy coordinates the administration of the university’s applicant tracking system for prospective and current employees. Mandy serves as a primary HR resource for prospective employees providing assistance as needed. Mandy serves as the HR resource for dual career accommodations and other recruitment resource needs. She assists with the development and implementation of policies, procedures, provides training and ensures compliance. 

Monica Hibbard, HR Specialist
208-885-3677
mhibbard@uidaho.edu
Monica processes faculty, exempt, classified and student/temporary Electronic Personnel Action Forms (EPAFS) and provides customer service on the EPAF process. She trains departmental users in EPAF processes. She ensures compliance with tax treaties and employment authorization for international employees, and also monitors and transmits data with the Employee Information System (EIS).

Kelcie Sorensen, HR Program Coordinator
kelciesorensen@uidaho.edu
The HR Program Coordinator manages the background check process supporting the university’s safety and interests through interpreting and implementing background check policies, procedures and applicable state/federal laws. They also serve as the liaison between the Department of Labor in matters such as requests for unemployment, request for information and audits.

Christy Day, HR Coordinator (Auxiliaries)
208-885-3880
cday@uidaho.edu
Christy supports the HR office and assigned unit by working closely with supervisors and employees in the assigned unit to assist with job descriptions, recruiting processes, serving as a liaison to HR and more.

Sarah Earhart, HR Coordinator (Facilities)
208-885-7563
searhart@uidaho.edu
Sarah supports the HR office and assigned unit by working closely with supervisors and employees in the assigned unit to assist with job descriptions, recruiting processes, serving as a liaison to HR and more.

Vacant, HR Coordinator (Advancement)
The HR Coordinator supports the HR office and assigned unit by working closely with supervisors and employees in the assigned unit to assist with job descriptions, recruiting processes, serving as a liaison to HR and more.

University of Idaho Benefits Center
208-885-3697
800-646-6174
uidahobenefits@hroffice.com


Brandi Terwilliger, Director of Human Resources
208-885-3008
brandit@uidaho.edu
Brandi provides direction, management and leadership to Human Resources and directly supervises or oversees Employment Services, Benefit Services and the front office staff. She acts as a liaison between HR and external constituencies to facilitate communication and to ensure the coordination of HR programs and services. Brandi is also responsible for the planning, implementing, and administering of the university’s comprehensive medical, dental, life, disability, leave and other benefit programs.


Benefits Team

The Benefits Team advises and provides assistance on the employee health benefits program. Our Benefit Specialists administer family medical leave (FML), short-term and long-term disability and COBRA, as well as retirement counseling and planning for employees. They also lead Benefits Orientation for new hires.

Arlette Jameson, Senior Benefit/Retirement Specialist
208-885-3100
ajameson@uidaho.edu

Keli Jones, Benefit/Retirement Specialist
208-885-3080
kajones@uidaho.edu

Kim Ridle, Benefit/Retirement Specialist
208-885-3616
kridle@uidaho.edu

Mindi Wood, Benefit/Retirement Specialist
208-885-3012
mnwood@uidaho.edu

Please review the Business Partner List to find the Business Partner assigned to your area. 

Human Resources

Physical Address:
415 West 6th Street
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS 4332
Moscow, ID 83844-4332

Summer Hours:
Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Academic Year Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone: 208-885-3638

Fax: 208-885-3602

Email: hr@uidaho.edu

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