Human Resources

Staff Directory

(518) 437-4700

Randy Stark, Associate Vice President

Denise Szelest, Director

Joanne Bocchino, Secretary II

Andrea Navedo, Administrative Assistant I

Professional Services - (518) 437-4720 

Kate Thies, Assistant Director

Tina Gitto, Personnel Associate

Melissa Starman, Personnel Associate

Janice Wilkens, Secretary I

Linda Novello, Office Assistant 2

Classified Services - (518) 437-4722

Aaron McCloskey, Assistant Director

Stephen Mead, Secretary I

Employee Benefits (State) - (518) 437-4729

Merissa L. Mabee, Benefits Manager

Kathy Zazarine, Health Benefits Administrator

Deborah Urban, Secretary I

Jennifer Ali, Office Assistant 2 (GSEU health plan)

Donna Califano, Office Assistant 1

Employee Relations and Training - (518) 437-4702

Lynne Shultis, Employee Relations Associate

Cathy Tretheway, Employee Relations Associate

International Employee Services - (518) 437-4700

Kate Thies, Manager

Payroll - (518) 437-3830

Lynne Cable, Payroll Manager

Denise Salerno, Payroll Examiner 2

Lisa Maxwell, Payroll Examiner 1

Mandi Moran, Payroll Examiner 1

Ryan Perrott, Payroll Assistant

Vacant, Payroll Assistant

Jacqueline Kelleher, Office Assistant 2

Time and Attendance - (518) 437-4715

Denise Heiserman, Time Records Supervisor

Jennifer Nichols, Office Assistant 2