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 Email Ext

Doug Hale

Executive Director 7621
Elaine Gisle Administrative Asst. to Doug Hale 7621
Abel Ghirmai Director of HR 7622
Stephanie Greany Administrative Asst. to Abel Ghirmai 7602
Danese Thaidigsman Director of Benefits & HRIS

Jon Young Assistant Director 6186
Shantel Strandt Manager of Employment Services 7620
Kevin Clarke Human Resources Assistant 7604
Jennifer Vitulli Records Assistant 7607
Shawnacy Smith Classified Employment Services Coordinator 7609
Denise Stewart Certificated Employment Services Coordinator 7608
Lance Andahl Human Resource Lead Analyst 7614
Cynthia Lee Human Resource Analyst - Certificated 7613
Talli Lind Human Resource Analyst - Classified 7616
Dan Gomez HR Reporting & Data Analyst 7623
Toni Damron Benefits and Retirement Analyst 7610
Dianne Smith Benefits & Workers' Comp Specialist 7612
Shanelle Clogston Substitute Office Coordinator 7619
Linda Cowan Effective Practice & Induction Coach 7742

Christy Berg

Effective Practice & Induction Coach 7698

Andrea Haas

Effective Practice & Induction Coach 7618
Susan E. Martin Effective Practice & Induction Coach 7741
Andrea Schneider Effective Practice & Induction Coach 4192
Kirsten Vesely Effective Practice & Induction Coach 7746

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