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Human Resources

Human Resources supports the mission of the Division of Public Health. We recognize that the most valuable asset is in our people and commit to foster a positive work environment while promoting sound human resource practices. We commit to respond to the changing needs of the division and to lead organizational improvement to support client needs.

Human Resources Office General Contact Information

Note: For a contact in a specific area, please use the table below.

Greg Chavez, HR Director

Phone: (919) 707-5450
Fax: (919) 870-4830

Mailing Address:
Division of Public Health
Human Resources Office
1930 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1930

Physical Address:
5605 Six Forks Rd.
Raleigh, N.C. 27609

Staff Contacts, Roles, Responsibilities

Need to know who to contact about an HR issue? Refer to the chart below.

Staff Phone Role Responsibilities
Greg Chavez (919) 707-5457 HR Manager Manage HR service delivery and consultation to mgmt. and employees. Exit interviews, EEO designee, grievance, request for non-DHHS to be on interview committee and any items from ER/Benefits, PCR approval.
Felicia Bridges (919) 707-5458 Assistant HR Manager Recruitment, Classification and Salary Administration; reclassification of positions, in-range adjustment, organizational development, references, ADA questions, garnishment/payroll items, time issues.
Kathy Woodford (919) 707-5454 Employee Relations Manager Employee Relations, performance management, benefits, leave of absence, UI responses and hearing, separations, workers' compensation.
Glenn Ruess (919) 707-5453 Classification Analyst Temporary employment and dual employment, back up for workers’ compensation.
Ashley Kirkwood (919) 707-5462 Personnel Assistant Assistant to HR Manager and Assistant Manager, serves as HR Office Manager, RIF processing, O-charts, organization management, routes secondary employment forms and teleworking forms, letters of notification regarding reclassifications and salary adjustments.
Betty Baker (919) 707-5450; (919) 707-5456 Receptionist Answer phones, greet and direct visitors, ID badges. Enter action requests/documentation into logs.
Kimberly Campbell (919) 707-5451 Salary Administrator Salary administration for new hires, transfers, promotions, trainee progressions, salary adjustments and reclassifications, and time approvals.
Linda Clark (919) 707-5461 Benefits Specialist New employee orientation and benefits enrollment, leave of absence, FMLA, FIL, voluntary shared leave
JaVette Weldon (919) 707-5463 Benefits Specialist New employee orientation and benefits enrollment. separations, retirements, total state service determination, verify credentials.
Lynn Stephenson (919) 707-5452 Workers' Compensation Workers' Compensation and Disability
Shanda Snead (919) 707-5455 Recruitment Specialist Recruitment visits, review postings, application screenings. NeoGov posting process training and consultation, drug screenings and background checks.
Denyse Wilson (919) 707-5459 Recruitment Specialist Assistant Job postings, action tracking and I-9 processing, time administration, research time issues, check holiday report, adverse weather, negative leave, time administration tickets.
Sherry Bass (919) 707-5464 HR Assistant (Part-time) Verify education and employment, verify previous state service, establish and maintain personnel recordkeeping.


New Employees

Information for new staff can be found in the New Staff Orientation.