Human Resources

Staff Directory

(518) 437-4700

Randy Stark, Associate Vice President & Ethics Officer

Denise Szelest, Director

Joanne Bocchino, Secretary 2

Andrea Navedo, Administrative Assistant I

Professional Services - (518) 437-4720 

Kate Thies, Assistant Director

Melissa Starman, Personnel Associate

Sheila McCaffrey, Personnel Associate

Alana Bennett, Personnel Associate

Judith Indu, Personnel Associate

Andrea Winrow, 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 or

Merissa Mabee, Benefits Manager

Kathy Zazarine, Health Benefits Administrator

Jennifer Ali, Secretary

Hannah Ingoldsby, Benefits Assistant

Tiffany Shambeau, Office Assistant

Employee Relations and Training - (518) 437-4702

Randy Stark, Associate Vice President

Brian Selchick, Assistant Director

Bethany Hurteau, 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 or

Lynne Cable, Payroll Manager

Denise Salerno, Payroll Examiner 2

Lisa Maxwell, Office Assistant 3, Personnel

Emily Munger, Payroll Assistant

Ryan Perrott, Payroll Assistant

Carlos Herrero, Payroll Examiner 1

Time and Attendance - (518) 437-4715 or

Merissa Mabee, Manager

Katherine Pearse, Time Records and Leave Administrator

Matthew Dorry, Office Assistant 2