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Western Region
Regional Human Resource Director

Oversees all regional activity, provides advice to top level managers, addresses policy issues, human capital management & succession planning, reporting on HR accomplishments relative to the IHS Director's performance plan.

Client Services
Position classification, & compensation, recruitment, processing & records, pay administration, scholarship program, employee orientation & exit interviews.

Workforce Relations
Employee and labor relations, performance management, conduct issues, benefits, personnel security & suitability, ethics, payroll problems, employee development.


Elena Martin HR Specialist 907-729-1320 Anchorage, AK


Angela Peshlakai HR Director-CA 916-930-3981, x374 Sacramento, CA
Meix Teurn HR Specialist 916-930-3981, x371 Sacramento, CA
Jennifer Magbanua HR Specialist 591-708-4045 Hemet, CA
Vacant HR Specialist Davis, CA

Idaho, Oregon, Washington

Samantha Thammavong Acting HR Officer/Supervisory HR Specialist 503-414-7740 Portland, OR
Margaret Witt HR Specialist (Recrt/Plcmt/Class) 503-414-7732 Portland, OR
Marge Horn-Sampson HR Specialist 503-414-7734 Portland, OR
Athena Bezahaloni HR Specialist 503-414-7733 Portland, OR
Susan Ward HR Specialist (Compensation) 503-414-7739 Portland, OR
Ricardo Gallegos HR Assistant 503-414-7731 Portland, OR
Raquel Sells HR Specialist 503-414-7737 Portland, OR
Melanie May HR Specialist 503-414-7736 Portland, OR
Norene Mousseau HR Specialist 503-414-7738 Portland, OR