Human Resources

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Welcome to Human Resources!

We are committed to providing exceptional customer service.  Our goal is to support you as a member of our diverse and highly talented workforce and are here to provide you with the resources available to be successful throughout your career at Northshore. 

Departments in Human Resources include:

  • Employment
  • Data Management/Certification
  • Benefits and Retirement
  • Substitute Services
  • Effective Practice and Induction Coaching

You'll find information about the following on our website:

Benefits & Retirement-Benefits Department Contacts, Benefit and Retirement Plans, Workers Compensation, and Employee Online

Collective Bargaining-Collective Bargaining Agreements, Work Year Calendars, and Salary Schedules

Employment-Employment Department Contacts, Job Openings, Employee Transfer, Affirmative Action Plan, Recruitment Events, and New Teacher Induction

Current Employees-Professional Development, Employee Resources (very helpful links!), HR Forms, HR Systems, Leave of Absences, and Certification

Substitute Services-Substitute Office Contact, Absence Reporting, and Information for Substitutes

Who To Call

All extensions begin 425-408-XXXX

Name Title Ext

Doug Hale

Executive Director 7621
Elaine Gisle Administrative Asst. to Doug Hale 7621
Abel Ghirmai Director 7622
Stephanie Greany Administrative Asst. to Abel Ghirmai 7602
Danese Thaidigsman Director of Benefits & HRIS 7611
Jon Young Assistant Director 6186
Kevin Clarke Human Resources Assistant 7604
Jennifer Vitulli Human Resources Assistant 7607
Shawnacy Smith East Region HR Business Partner 7609
Denise Stewart South Region HR Business Partner 7608
Dianne Smith West Region HR Business Partner 6132
Daniela Perez Viafara North Region HR Business Partner 6131
Lance Andahl Human Resource Lead Analyst 7614
Cynthia Lee Human Resource Analyst - Certificated 7613
Talli Lind Human Resource Analyst - Classified 7616
Jyothi Kossuri HR Reporting & Data Analyst 7623
Toni Damron Benefits and Retirement Analyst 7610
Nidhie Mahajan Benefits & Workers' Comp Specialist 7612
Shanelle Hilliard Substitute Office Coordinator 7619
Linda Cowan Effective Practice & Induction Coach 7742

Christy Berg

Effective Practice & Induction Coach 7698
Jacob Crouch Effective Practice & Induction Coach  
Steve Vander Hijde Effective Practice & Induction Coach  
Jennifer Leland  Effective Practice & Induction Coach  
Andrea Schneider Effective Practice & Induction Coach 4192

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