Human Resources

Staff Directory

(518) 437-4700 [email protected]


Denise Szelest, Senior Director

Jemima Schinnerer, Administrative Assistant 2

Andrea Navedo, Administrative Assistant I

Kirstin Seaman, Office Assistant I

Classified Services - (518) 437-4722

Aaron McCloskey, Assistant Director

Stephen Mead, Administrative Assistant I

Employee Benefits (State) - (518) 437-4729 | [email protected]

Merissa Mabee, Benefits Manager

Kathy Zazarine, Health Benefits Administrator

Jennifer Ali, Administrative Assistant I

Hannah Ingoldsby, Benefits Assistant

Tiffany Shambeau, Office Assistant

Employee Relations and Training - (518) 437-4702

Brian Selchick, Director

Keiffer Peralta, Employee Relations Specialist

Christine Priest, Coordinator, Training & Development

International Employee Services - (518) 437-4700

Kate Thies, Manager

Tina Gitto, International Employment and Tax Coordinator

Payroll - (518) 437-3830 | [email protected]

Lynne Cable, Payroll Manager

Denise Salerno, Payroll Examiner 2

Lisa Maxwell, Office Assistant 3, Personnel

Jillian Lowery, Payroll Assistant

Carlos Herrero, Payroll Examiner 1

Professional Services - (518) 437-4720 | [email protected]

Kate Thies, Assistant Director

Melissa Starman, Personnel Associate

Sheila McCaffrey, Personnel Associate

Judith Indu, Personnel Associate

Andrea Winrow, Personnel Associate

Time and Attendance - (518) 437-4715 or [email protected]

Merissa Mabee, Manager

Katherine Pearse, Time Records and Leave Administrator

ShaVon Foskey, Office Assistant 2