Contact

Where to Find Us
215 College St. (EHS is located at 220 College St)
Hours:  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fax: 207-786-6170

Employment Verifications:
Submit a request accompanied by a signed authorization from the employee to Shirley Govindasamy, Director of Payroll at sgovinda@bates.edu.  Requests are typically responded to within 1-2 business days.

160202_Portraits_047 Ken Emerson
Senior Director of HR Operations and Benefits

207-786-8271

  • Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Policy Interpretation
  • Education/Tuition Assistance
  • Training
  • Exit Interviews
  • Employee Relations
Sarah Bernard Sarah Bernard, ’75
Director of Human Resources Information Systems
207-786-6433

  • Data integrity
  • Reporting
  • Banner HR

 

Shirley Govindasamy
Director of Payroll
207-753-6948

  • Payroll
  • International Student and Scholar Services-SEVIS
  • Student Employment and use of Handshake for Student Employment
Jim Guzelian
Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist
207-786-6413

  • Student safety
  • Hazardous waste
  • Fire and building safety
Dot Letourneau 2016 Dot Letourneau
Senior Payroll Specialist
207-786-6173

  • Payroll
  • Student Employment
  • International Specialist
Melani McGuire
Director of Compensation and Performance
Management
207-786-8265

  • Compensation
  • Classification
  • Contract changes
  • Performance development
  • Hiring new staff
  • Interfolio
  • Employee relations
Mike Milliken
Wellness Program Manager

207-753-6936

  • Wellness program
  • Personal training
Brenda Sawyer Brenda Sawyer
Senior Benefits Specialist and Manager of Leave Programs

207-786-6176

  • Benefits
  • Leave of Absence: Family Medical Leave, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability
  • Workers compensation
  • Rowe Fund
  • Retirement and retiree recognition
 James Smith James Smith ’14
HR Specialist
207-786-6140

  • Background screenings
  • Computer Purchase
  • Employee data changes (name, address, etc.)
  • Employment data management
  • Directory management
  • Pre-employment physical assessments
  • New Employee Orientation
 Jessica Smith 2016 Jess Smith
Director of Environmental Health and Safety
207-786-8226