Human Resources Staff
Marion Fedrick, Office of Human Resources
The Vice Chancellor for Human Resources is responsible for directing the development and administration of the strategies, plans, policies and programs targeted at maximizing employee effectiveness in contributing to the Board of Regents’ objectives. In addition, the Vice Chancellor for Human Resources manages the Human Resource function and related investments to ensure optimal return on investment of the System’s human capital assets, as well as serving as the liaison to and mentor for institutional level chief human resources officers; providing guidance and leadership to these officers as necessary.
Karin Elliott, Associate Vice Chancellor for Total Rewards
The Associate Vice Chancellor for Total Rewards is responsible for the strategic plan design and administration of all system-wide benefit programs for faculty, staff and retirees. Additionally, the Associate Vice Chancellor provides guidance and assistance to the human resources departments of all 31 institutions of the USG.
Director of System Benefits
Director of System Benefits administers various system-wide employee benefit plans to the USG institutions, employees and retirees. Moreover, the Systems Benefits Administrator facilitates the resolution of plan issues, interpretation of benefit plan design, and resolution of final level of appeals for the University System of Georgia.
Lisa Benton, System Benefits Associate
The System Benefits Associate assists with the administration of system-wide employee benefit programs, the resolution of issues concerning plan design, and first level of appeals as well as provides administrative support services for the Benefits Office at the University System Office.
Dr. Tina Woodard, PHR, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Organizational Development
The Assistant Vice Chancellor for Organizational Development directs the system-wide needs assessment for training and staff development to enhance the effectiveness of employee performance in achieving the system strategic plan. Additionally, the Assistant Vice Chancellor is the Organizational Development liaison to the System Office and designs programs to expand vertical expertise in key areas. This position is instrumental in developing and implementing a system-wide identification of emerging leaders for the Executive Leadership Institute.
Lisa Conley, M.Ed, Organizational Development Manager
The Organizational Development Manager works with the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Organizational Development and assists with the strategy, methodology, and execution of developmental needs within the System. Also, the Organizational Development Manager assists with the execution of the Executive Leadership Institute and other leadership development initiatives, as well as administering all marketing and training activities for the office of Organizational Development.