Where to Find Us

Human Resources is located at 215 College St.

Environmental Health & Safety is located at 220 College St.

Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Closed 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for lunch)

How to Contact Us

Phone Number: 207-786-6140 | Fax Number: 207-786-6170 | General Inbox: hrdept@bates.edu

If you would like to meet with a member of the HR team, either in office or virtually, please contact them directly to make an appointment.

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Who We Are – the Humans Behind HR

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Hope Burnell

Assistant Vice President for Human Resources and Environmental Health and Safety

207-786-8388

Patty Rooney

Human Resources Director

207-786-6935

Melani McGuire

Director of HRIS – Human Resources Partner

207-786-8265

Jody Murray

Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

207-786-6175

Ken Emerson

Director of Compensation and Benefits

207-786-8271

Brenda Sawyer

Senior Benefits Specialist and Manager of Leave Programs

207-786-6176

Patrick Twombly

Compensation & Benefits Analyst

207-786-6433

Mike Milliken

Manager of Community Wellness & Coordinator of Club Sports

207-753-6936

Jennifer Kish

Human Resources Coordinator

207-753-6956

Michelle Williams

Human Resources Coordinator

207-786-6124

Becca Bonney

Human Resources Receptionist

207-786-6130

Jim Morrison

Director of Environmental Health & Safety

207-786-8226

Hunter Smith

Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator

207-786-6413

Flink, Scot A.sflink@bates.eduDirector of Payroll Financial Offices 207-753-6948 215 College Street

Director of Payroll

207-753-6948

Dot Letourneau

Payroll Administrator

207-786-6173