Staff Directory

Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources

Alyson Ebaugh
ebaugham@appstate.edu
828-262-6482     

  • Administration of HR policies & procedures:
    • Employment Services
    • Classification & Compensation
    • Benefit Administration
    • Organizational Development & Workforce Planning       
    • HRIS Administration
  • IT Executive Committee 

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Executive Assistant

VACANT
Executive Assistant

828-262-7489

  • Administrative Support to AVC of HR
  • Building Safety Representative
  • SHRM Membership Coordinator  
  • Dual Employment (CP30)                                                                                     

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Office Manager

Carla Estep
Office Manager
estepce@appstate.edu
828-262-3187

  • HR Budget Administration/Planning     
  • Administrative Support
  • ELF Processing                                                                                                      

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Benefits & Leave Management

Cindy McGuire
Director of Benefits
mcguirecl@appstate.edu
828-262-6485

  • Benefits Administration and Counseling
  • Retirement & Disability Counseling
  • SHRA/EHRA Payroll Processing
  • Payroll Deductions Information                                                    
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Carolyn Bosley
Leave Management Administrator
bosleycm@appstate.edu
828-262-6488

 

  • Leave Management
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Disability Counseling
  • Occupational Safety & Health Committee
  • Building Safety Representative                                     
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Stacy Clarke
Benefits Specialist
clarkesn@appstate.edu
828-262-7872

  • State health plan enrollment (new employees)
  • Retirement enrollment (new employees)
  • Retirement Counseling
  • Supplemental Benefit enrollment
  • Payroll deductions information
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Stephanie Ramsey
Benefits Specialist
ramseysm1@appstate.edu
828-262-2271

 
  • State health plan enrollment (new employees)
  • Retirement enrollment (new employees)
  • Retirement Counseling
  • Supplemental Benefit enrollment
  • Payroll deductions information 
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Classification & Compensation

Cindy Harper
Director for Classification & Compensation
harperce@appstate.edu
828-262-6487

 
  • Class & Comp for SHRA/EHRA
  • Job Study Requests
  • Job Descriptions                           
  • Position Numbers assignment
  • Salary questions
  • Fair Labor Standards (FLSA)                                        
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Cindy Day
HR Specialist
daycl@appstate.edu
828-262-6481

  • SHRA/EHRA Position Areas:
    • Chancellor's Office
    • Academic Affairs
    • University Advancement
    • Information Technology
  • Address/Phone # Changes
  • Separation Notices
  • Unemployment 
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Asia Sutriasa
HR Specialist
sutriasaje@appstate.edu
828-262-6483

  • SHRA/EHRA Position Areas:
    • Finance & Operations
    • Student Affairs
    • Institutional Integrity
    • Enrollment Management
  • Address/Phone # Changes
  • Separation Notices
  • Unemployment 
  • Sustainability Liaison
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Employment

Kevin Delgado-Valentin
Director for Employment
employment@appstate.edu
828-262-6520

  • Recruitment Areas: 
    • Institutional Integrity
    • University Advancement
  • EHRA/SHRA Recruitment and Hiring
  • EHRA/SHRA Compliance 
  • Secondary Employment
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Deanna Eirich
HR Specialist
eirichjd@appstate.edu
828-262-6769

  • New Employee Processing
  • Background Checks
  • Banner IDs
  • Employment Verifications
  • New Employee Activation
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Jason Els
HR Specialist
elsjb@appstate.edu
828-262-6616

  • Non-Student Temporary Employment Processing
  • Foreign Nationals
  • Employment Verifications
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Scott Hinkson
Employment Consultant
hinksonse@appstate.edu
828-262-8698

  • Recruitment Areas: 
    • Finance & Operations
    • Student Affairs                      
  • Staff Employment Application Process
  • Applicant Assistance
  • Hiring Manager Assistance
  • Appstate Careers Support
  • Minors on Campus Policy Background Checks                                                        
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Candace Silver
Employment Consultant
silverch@appstate.edu
828-262-8699

  • Recruitment Areas:
    • Academic Affairs
    • Enrollment Management
    • AppState Hickory
  • Faculty/Staff Employment Application Process        
  • Appstate Careers Support
  • SBI Criminal Background Checks
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Kato Thompson
Employment Consultant
katoan@appstate.edu
828-262-6484

  • Recruitment Areas:  
    • Athletics
    • Chancellor's Office
    • Information Technology
    • Academic Affairs (Non-College Affiliated Units)
  • Search Committee Training
  • Hiring Manager Assistance
  • Staff Employment Application Process
  • Appstate Careers Support
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Learning & Organizational Development / Employee Relations

Tina Chaffin
Learning & Organizational 
Development Consultant
chaffincl@appstate.edu
828-262-7429

  • Trainings/Workshops
  • Performance Management
  • Organizational Development Consulting
  • Orientation & Onboarding
  • Tuition Waivers & Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Staff Senate Representative                                                       
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Macy Christian
Employee Relations Consultant
christianmk@appstate.edu
828-262-6624

  • Employee Relations Policies and Correspondence
  • Disciplinary and Grievance Process
  • Mediation Sessions
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Courtney Hay
LOD Operations Specialist
hayca@appstate.edu
828-262-2991

  • LOD Program Support
  • Scheduling and Coordinating Training Initiatives
  • Tracking Compliance & Follow-up 
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Brandon Hrovat
Learning & Organizational 
Development Consultant
hrovatb@appstate.edu
828-262-6618

  • Trainings/Workshops
  • Performance Management
  • Organizational Development Consulting
  • Orientation & Onboarding
  • Tuition Waivers & Tuition Reimbursement
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Erin Winebarger
Employee Relations Consultant
winebargerel@appstate.edu
828-262-8406

  • Employee Relations Policies and Correspondence
  • Disciplinary and Grievance Process
  • Mediation Sessions
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Office of Relocation & Dual Career Assistance

Pilar Fotta
Assistant Director
fottapa@appstate.edu
828-262-6486

  • Housing Assistance
  • Dual Career Services
  • ComPsych Liaison
  • Community Connections and Referrals                                                   
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Juliette Wood
Administrative Support
woodjs3@appstate.edu
828-262-2852

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HR Business Analyst

Amy Blake
HR Business Analyst
blakear1@appstate.edu
828-262-8561


  • Process Improvement
  • Project Management
  • Data Analysis/Reporting    
  • Communications Liaison                                                                           
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HRIS Administrator

Michelle Johnson
Tech Support Analyst
johnsonmr5@appstate.edu
828-262-8701

  • PeopleAdmin Administrator 
  • PeopleAdmin Technical Support  
  • Data Analysis/Reporting    
  • EEO Reporting                                                                                            
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