Staff

Who Should I Contact in HR for....

Shirley Shevach

Director of Human Resources
718-518-6655
sshevach@hostos.cuny.edu

Keisha Pottinger-Moore
Deputy Director of Human Resources
718-518-6650
kpottinger@hostos.cuny.edu

Gissette Forte
Benefits Manager
718-518-6652
gforte@hostos.cuny.edu

Christine Dias-Singh
Employee Relations Manager-Classified Staff
718-518-6654
cdias-singh@hostos.cuny.edu

Thomas Lackaye
Timekeeping and Compensation Specialist
718-518-6819
tlackaye@hostos.cuny.edu

Weng Cheen (James) Wong
Human Resources Information Systems Manager
718-518-6856
wwong@hostos.cuny.edu

Collette Joseph
Office Manager and Classified Staff Processor
718-518-6650
cjoseph@hostos.cuny.edu

Derbi Kotkas
Instructional and Non-Instructional Staff Specialist
718-518-6729
dkotkas@hostos.cuny.edu


Herminia Reyes
Recruiting Assistant
718-518-6857
hreyes@hostos.cuny.edu

Annie Peña
Human Resources Information Systems Assistant
718-518-6817
apena@hostos.cuny.edu

Cathleen Hodge-Wilkin
College Assistant Processor
718-518-6651
cwilkin@hostos.cuny.edu

Karen Mardenborough
PEMS and Recordkeeping Assistant
718-518-4350
kmardenborough@hostos.cuny.edu

Olga Navarrete
Timekeeper
718-518-4489
onavarrete@hostos.cuny.edu

Fabrizio Acosta
CUNY Office Assistant (Front Desk Operations)
718-518-6650
facosta@hostos.cuny.edu

Martha Rivera
College Assistant Processor
718-518-6650
mlrivera@hostos.cuny.edu



Who Should I Contact in HR for….

Although any Human Resources employee can assist you when you call or come by, we’ve put together this brief list of who to contact for specific items. Please keep this list handy and refer to it when you have a question. Thanks! The HR Staff.
 

Classified Staff and Front Desk Management   
Subject Contact Person Ext.
Address Change CUNYFirst  
Classified Staff Appointment Letters Collette Joseph 6650
College Assistant Processing Cathleen Hodge-Wilkin 6651
Customer Service Keisha Pottinger-Moore 6652
Emp/Salary Verification Letters  Fabrizio Acosta 6650
Employee Self Service (CUNYFirst) Fabrizio Acosta 6650
General Human Resources Questions Fabrizio Acosta 6650
I-9 Verification/Immigration Fabrizio Acosta 6650
Name Change verification Martha Rivera 3014
New Hire Information Entry Collette Joseph 6650
Onboarding New Hires Collette Joseph 6650
Online Employment System Collette Joseph 6650
Record Retention Fabrizio Acosta 6650
Tax changes Martha Rivera 3014
Tuition Waivers Fabrizio Acosta 6650
Workforce Administration Keisha Pottinger-Moore 6652
     
     
Employee Benefits and Retirement  
Subject Contact Person Ext.
Employee Assistance Program Gissette Forte 6802
Benefits Orientation Gissette Forte 6802
Deductions Gissette Forte 6802
Family and Medical Leaves Gissette Forte 6802
Garnishment Payroll 6670
Health Insurance and Benefits Programs Gissette Forte 6802
Pre-Retirement Planning Gissette Forte 6802
Retirement Information Gissette Forte 6802
Supplemental Retirement Accounts Gissette Forte 6802
Workplace Violence Training Gissette Forte 6802
     
     
Employee Relations and Diversity  
Subject Contact Person Ext.
Affirmative Action/EEO Eugene Sohn 4284
Disciplinary Actions Christine Dias-Singh 6654
Discrimination-Complaints and Investigation Eugene Sohn 4284
Employee Relations- Classified Staff Christine Dias-Singh 6654
Employee Relations- Instructional Glenda Grace 4281
Ethics Glenda Grace 4281
Title IX Coordinator Eugene Sohn 4284
     
     
Human Resources Information Systems  
Subject Contact Person Ext.
CUNYFirst Report Annie Pena 6817
Digital Management Systems (DIMS) Karen Mardenborough 4350
E-Timesheets (Technical Issues) Weng (James) Wong 6856
Personnel Files Review Karen Mardenborough 4350
Winstar Weng (James) Wong 6856
     
     
Performance Management    
Subject Contact Person Ext.
PEMS Tracking Karen Mardenborough 4350
PEMS Troubleshoot Weng (James) Wong 6856
Performance Evaluation System (PEMS) Tutorial Karen Mardenborough 4350
     
     
Recruiting and Position Management  
Subject Contact Person Ext.
Appointment Management Herminia Reyes 6857
Classified Staff Recruitment Keisha Pottinger-Moore 6652
Dual Employment- Part-time Faculty Derbi Kotkas 6729
Hiring pools Keisha Pottinger-Moore 6652
Instructional Staff Appointment Letters Labor Relations Office 4181
Instructional Staff Processor Derbi Kotkas 6729
Part-time Faculty Adjuncts/Appointment Processing Herminia Reyes 6857
Position Management  Herminia Reyes 6857
Professional and Faculty Search Process Eugene Sohn                                 Shirley Shevach 4284                    6655
Search Waivers Eugene Sohn 4284
Vacancy Announcement Herminia Reyes 6857
     
     
Time and Leave/Compensation  
Subject Contact Person Ext.
Accident Reporting (workplace) Thomas (Tommy) Lackaye 6508
Accrual Balance and Usage- Classified Staff Olga Navarrete 4489
Accrual Balance and Usage- Instructional (Teaching and Non-Teaching)  Staff Olga Navarrete 4489
Attendance Policies Thomas (Tommy) Lackaye 6508
Classified Staff Timesheet Olga Navarrete 4489
Contractual Raises Thomas (Tommy) Lackaye 6508
Dedicated Sick Leave Thomas (Tommy) Lackaye 6508
E-Timesheets Olga Navarrete 4489
Exit Interviews Thomas (Tommy) Lackaye 6508
Faculty/Staff Direct Deposits Thomas (Tommy) Lackaye 6508
Fellowship/Sabbitical Leave Thomas (Tommy) Lackaye 6508
Military Leave Thomas (Tommy) Lackaye 6508
Salary Verification Thomas (Tommy) Lackaye 6508
Time and Leave Report Olga Navarrete 4489
Unemployment Insurance Thomas (Tommy) Lackaye 6508
W-2 Processing and Duplicates Payroll 6670
Workers Compensation Thomas (Tommy) Lackaye 6508
     
     
Training and Development    
Subject Contact Person Ext.
Training and Development Gissette Forte 6802
Strategic Planning Shirley Shevach 6655
Workforce and Succession Planning Shirley Shevach 6655