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Southwest Region

Regional Human Resource Director:
Oversees all regional activity, provides advice to top level mangers, and addresses policy issues.


Client Services:
Classification, staffing, placement, processing, pay administration, scholarship program, employee orientation & exit interviews.

Workforce Relations:
Labor management, performance, conduct, benefits, suitability, payroll problems, other employee services, training

Strategic Programs:
Human capital management & succession planning, reporting on HR accomplishments relative to the IHS Director’s performance plan.

Personnel Security:
HHS PIV Cards and suitability adjudication.

Regional Director & Staff  |  Client Services  |  Workforce Relations  |  Strategic Programs  |  Personnel Security

Regional Director & Staff

Larry Lanier Acting Director 602-364-5248 Phoenix, AZ

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Client Services

Vacant Supervisory HR Specialist 602-364-5231 Phoenix, AZ
Lena Fasthorse Buck Supervisory HR Specialist 928-338-3564 Whiteriver, AZ
Carolyn Galicia Supervisory HR Specialist 520-295-2443 Tucson, AZ
Larry Lanier Supervisory HR Specialist 602-248-4180 Phoenix, AZ
Aaron Arviso HR Specialist Recrt/Plcmt/Class 602-248-4180 Phoenix, AZ
Trudy Begay HR Specialist Recrt/Plcmt/Class 928-737-6374 Polacca, AZ
Tracey Bement HR Specialist Recrt/Plcmt/Class 928-669-3115 Parker, AZ
Timothy Burden HR Specialist Recrt/Plcmt/Class 602-364-5228 Phoenix, AZ
Cheryl Clayton HR Specialist Recrt/Plcmt/Class 602-364-5230 Phoenix, AZ
Raquel Sells HR Spec Recrt/Plcmt 602-364-5231 Phoenix, AZ
Delmer Francisco HR Specialist Recrt/Plcmt/Class 602-364-5237 Phoenix, AZ
Berlinda Sue Hopper HR Specialist Recrt/Plcmt/Class 928-338-3559 Whiteriver, AZ
Donita Lomatska HR Specialist Recrt/Plcmt/Class 602-248-4180 Phoenix, AZ
Sandra Medina-Avalos HR Specialist Recrt/Plcmt/Class 520-295-2435 Tucson, AZ
Angelita Murphy HR Specialist Recrt/Plcmt/Class 602-248-4180 Phoenix, AZ
Victoria Schurz HR Specialist Recrt/Plcmt/Class 602-248-4180 Phoenix, AZ
Debbie Standing HR Specialist Recrt/Plcmt/Class 928-338-3561 Whiteriver, AZ
Phidell Bordeaux HR Specialist Classification 602-248-4180 Phoenix, AZ
Terri Boswell HR Specialist Classification 602-364-5259 Phoenix, AZ
Albert Klestinec HR Specialist Classification 602-364-5220 Phoenix, AZ
Patricia Marquez HR Specialist Classification 602-248-4180 Phoenix, AZ
Damiana Mitchell HR Specialist Compensation 602-364-5241 Phoenix, AZ
Reanetta Siquieros HR Specialist Compensation 602-248-4180 Phoenix, AZ
Melissa Scott Antone HR Specialist Compensation 520-295-2440 Tucson, AZ
Karen Gatewood HR Assistant Payroll 928-338-3560 Whiteriver, AZ
Shannon Begay Administrative Support Assistant 602-364-5219 Phoenix, AZ
Vacant HR Assistant 928-669-3120 Parker, AZ
Lynelle Lopez HR Assistant 602-248-4180 Phoenix, AZ
Kyle Maguire HR Assistant Classification 602-364-5244 Phoenix, AZ
Rosa Mendoza HR Assistant 520-295-2434 Tucson, AZ
Wanda Szopinski HR Assistant Classification 602-248-4180 Phoenix, AZ
Vacant HR Assistant 928-338-3558 Whiteriver, AZ
Sylvia Thompson HR Assistant 928-338-3545 Whiteriver, AZ
Vacant HR Assistant 928-737-7269 Polacca, AZ

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Workforce Relations

Vacant Supervisory HR Specialist ER/LR 602-364-5219 Phoenix, AZ
Vacant HR Specialist ER 602-364-5234 Phoenix, AZ
Danielle Korban HR Specialist ER/LR 602-248-4180 Phoenix, AZ
John Oliveira HR Specialist ER/LR 602-364-5234 Phoenix, AZ
Moira McCarthy HR Specialist ER/LR 602-364-5247 Phoenix, AZ
Malinda Paul HR Specialist ER/LR 520-295-2441 Tucson, AZ
Stephanie Qa'Havi HR Specialist ER/LR 602-364-5252 Phoenix, AZ
Tyson Redhorse HR Specialist ER 602-364-5225 Phoenix, AZ
Patty Wells HR Specialist ER/LR 928-737-6014 Palacca, AZ
Naomi White HR Specialist ER/LR 602-364-5257 Phoenix, AZ
Dorothy Chischilly HR Specialist ER/Benefits 602-364-5229 Phoenix, AZ
Betty Weston HR Specialist ER/Benefits 602-364-5165 Phoenix, AZ
Patricia Fuller HR Assistant ER/LR 602-364-5254 Phoenix, AZ
Cissy Nez HR Assistant ER/Benefits 602-364-5255 Phoenix, AZ

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Strategic Programs

Rowe Valadez HR Specialist Info Systems 602-364-5224 Phoenix, AZ

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Personnel Security

Tim Weahkee Management Analyst 602-248-4180 Phoenix, AZ
Tasha Bigman HR Assistant 602-364-5235 Phoenix, AZ

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