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Meet the HR Team

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The following is a brief summary of the responsibilities of each employee in the Human Resources Department.  Please direct your inquiry to the appropriate staff member who is tasked with the subject matter for which you are contacting us.  If you are unsure whom to call, please call the general HR line at 874-8100, and any of us will be happy to assist you.

BARBARA STODDARD – Executive Director of Human Resources – 207-842-5331

Strategic talent management (recruiting, hiring, compensation, professional development, retention)
Strategic district-wide HR initiatives
Employee Relations – lead contact for:  PEA, PAA, Ed Tech, Non Rep
Negotiations and collective bargaining agreements
Staff evaluations – PEA, PAA, Non Rep

RICHARD MOORE Assistant Director of Human Resources  207-874-8125

  • Employee Relations – lead contact for:  BASE
  • Negotiations and collective bargaining agreements
  • Investigations
  • Staff evaluations – BASE, Ed Tech
  • Training and Compliance
  • Title IX Officer, Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Officer
    • Absence Management Administrator (formerly Aesop)
    • Substitute Teacher hiring
    • Safety, ergonomics, OSHA
  • Wellness

HOLLY BARNUM – HR Specialist – 207-842-5319

Differentials and Stipends
Educational Technician reauthorization
Retirement/resignation notifications
Criminal history records check (fingerprinting):  initial and renewal authorization
Staffing for the following:
        Bayside Learning Community/Breathe Program
        Casco Bay High School
        Cliff/Peaks Island Elementary Schools
        Custodial Services
        Longfellow Elementary School
        Moore Middle School
        Ocean Avenue Elementary School
        Portland High School
        Reiche Community School
        Rowe Elementary School
        Student Support Services
        Transportation Services

AIMEE BURUME – Central Office Receptionist and HR Assistant – 207-874-8100

Work permits
Employee Access Center support/Employee Self Service support
Employee name/address changes
Employment verification
Volunteer background checks
ID badges
HR Department Support​

DOROTHY (DEE) DUDLEY – HR Generalist – 207-874-8118

    District Benefits Administrator
            Employee benefits changes and open enrollment support
            Retirement:  retiree benefits, pensions, 403(b) plans, etc.
            Benefits enrollment and new employee on-boarding
            Insurance plans and other fringe benefits
    Leaves of absence under the Family & Medical Leave Act
    Extended leaves of absence and sabbaticals
    Worker's Compensation

    JUSTIN NIZEYUMUKIZA – Staffing & Talent Development Coordinator – 207-874-8120

    • Oversight of recruiting and hiring
    • Workforce diversity initiatives
    • Salary placement for new hires
    • Initial certification and new hire certification support
    • New employee on-boarding
    • Maine State and District credentialing and licensing requirements
    • Credentials compliance, tracking, planning
    • MEIS/NEO management

    ERIN TOSI – HR Specialist – 207-842-5317

    • Continuing education course reimbursements
      Teacher recertification
      Criminal history records check (fingerprinting):  initial and renewal authorization
    • Retirement/resignation notifications
      Staffing for the following:
      ​        Deering High School
    •         District Office
    •         East End Community School
    •         Food Services
    •         King Middle School
              Lincoln Middle School
              Lyseth Elementary School
    •         Multilingual Services
    •         Portland Adult Education
    •         Portland Arts & Technology High School
              Presumpscot Elementary School
              Riverton Community School