Our Staff: Key Duties and Responsibilities

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Andrew Dorantes

Vice President for Administration and Finance/Treasurer
Business Affairs Office

Christina Albrigo

Administrative Coordinator
Office of Facilities and Maintenance

  • Manage the card swipe and key access systems for the College
  • Distribute and collect keys for all HMC constituents and coordinate re-keys that are lost
  • Manage the summer housing program for summer residents, summer conferences, and programs, including the coordination of moves, damage inspection, and cleaning
  • Assist with the facilities use/reservation and events program
  • Assist with the front desk operation for the Office of Facilities and Maintenance

Mike Barber

Grounds Manager
Office of Facilities and Maintenance

  • Oversee the maintenance and upkeep of the grounds on-campus, including lawns, trees, plants, parking lots, and walkways
  • Maintain the College’s fleet of vehicles, including golf-carts and maintenance vehicles
  • Generate and install various signage on campus
  • Maintain the College’s centrally-controlled irrigation system
  • Manage trash and recycle compactors and bins on-campus

Ron Caldwell

Construction Manager
Office of Facilities and Maintenance

  • Assist the sr. project manager with managing design consultants, establishing estimates, issuing and managing contracts
  • Work with project team to develop requests for proposals and coordinate pre-proposal job walks with designers, contractors and vendors
  • Evaluate and make recommendations on all bidding documents
  • Involve the project staff in the constructability, value engineering, and schedule/logistics aspects of the overall project during the pre-construction phase
  • Initiate and maintain a comprehensive accounting of all known scope items and associated pricing during bidding and buyout

Ramona Campoy

Assistant Manager, Catering/Dining Services
Dining Services

  • Manage catering operations and work with clients to determine the needs of their event
  • Oversee catering events from start to finish, including contracts, set-up, menus and cleaning
  • Administer and maintain schedules for dining services staff
  • Provide oversight to the dining hall during meal times
  • Ensure that facilities meet all safety standards set forth by regulatory agencies

Arlene Chubbuck

Financial System Accountant and Analyst
Office of Financial Affairs

  • Respond to inquiries regarding Workday’s policies, procedures, guidelines and reporting
  • Create and deliver Workday end-user training materials and programs
  • Assist various departments and constituents with questions and requests for information

Heather Clark

Senior Accountant for Finance and Grants
Office of Financial Affairs

  • Work with academic departments for clinic administration
  • Administer sponsored research programs and the pre and post award of grants and contracts
  • Help manage College’s purchase card program
  • Assist various departments and constituents with questions and requests for information, including inquiries related to Workday
  • Coordinate the A-133 research and development audit

Nancy Culbertson

Assistant Manager for Dining Services
Dining Services

  • Assist the general manager with ensuring that dining room operations are running smoothly
  • Manage all aspects of the cash handling in the dining room
  • Work with the executive chef to ensure that the menus and food dishes are prepared at a high level
  • Update the dining services’ menus available on-line and on the digital signage located in Hoch-Shanahan
  • Assist the general manager with the research and development of new equipment and needed upgrades within the dining facilities

Lino Galaviz III

Custodial Manager
Office of Facilities and Maintenance

  • Oversee the custodial services for the campus, including the cleaning of academic, administrative, and residential buildings
  • Supervise 27 employees to ensure a safe and sanitary environment for students, faculty, and staff
  • Direct services that include daily sanitizing and periodic and restorative cleaning
  • Oversee other functions that support the Office of Facilities and Maintenance including light maintenance work, event setups, and furniture moving
  • Supervise and maintain inventory control of custodial supplies

Eva Gomez

Human Resources Assistant
Office of Human Resources

  • Partner with the Associate Director for Human Resources – Employment & HR Services to provide day-to-day support for the Office of Human Resources
  • Assist with the recruitment and hiring processes, including job postings, background checks, and onboarding support.  Support data entry with the College’s payroll process and conduct payroll audits
  • Administer on-campus benefits such as the College’s Dependent Collegiate Scholarship Program, Rideshare, dependent-use of Linde Activities Center and service recognition awards
  • Provide assistance in processing verification of employment requests for staff and faculty
  • Process requests for and maintain listing of Authorized Drivers

Troy Hansgen

Senior Director of Facilities
Office of Facilities and Maintenance

  • Oversee central plant operations for the College
  • Leadership and oversight of maintenance, grounds, and custodial services
  • Oversight of project management services such as office moves and space renovations
  • Liaison between CUC and Harvey Mudd constituents regarding power outage planning and response

Chi Herrington

Human Resources Associate
Office of Human Resources

  • Partner with the Associate Director for Human Resources – HRIS and Analytics to provide day-to-day support for the Office of Human Resources
  • Oversee the recruitment and hiring processes for student employment and provide support for other staff recruitment, orientation and onboarding needs
  • Provide technical support for Workday HRIS and Kronos Time & Attendance and provide related training and support to student employees and other community members
  • Provide assistance in managing the College’s payroll process and conduct payroll audits
  • Support data collection for surveys and human resource reporting, including but not limited to the Average Vehicle Ridership (AVR) and South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) surveys

Deanna Huggins

Administrative Assistant
Office of Facilities and Maintenance

  • Serve as the first line of contact with students, faculty, and staff for the Office of Facilities and Maintenance
  • Process invoices and journal vouchers for the office
  • Assist with the scheduling and use of meeting rooms and with key operations
  • Communicate service calls and needs to appropriate staff members
  • Assist with the day-to-day business operations for the Office of Facilities and Maintenance

Brandon Ice

Title IX Coordinator and Student Disability Advisor
Office of Human Resources

  • Partner with the AVPHR to implement and administer the College’s Title IX program, including develop and update policies, processes, training, and compliance obligations
  • Conduct initial Title IX assessments, determine and coordinate the course of action to be followed per policy, coordinate with college administrators about interim measures, and communicate with parties involved as part of the resolutions process
  • Partner with the Dean of Faculty to coordinate and oversee academic accommodations for students with disabilities in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to persons with disabilities
  • Represent HMC with other Title IX and Accommodation/Disability Advisors and Coordinators among The Claremont Colleges and with various offices that provide services to students
  • Provide support to student groups such as ASHMC and others in support of the College initiatives

Veronica Lagos

Facilities Safety and Administrative Coordinator
Office of Facilities & Maintenance

  • Responsible for Student Payroll Services
  • Assist with the development, implementation, and administration of the HMC Emergency Operations Plan and Employee Safety Program
  • Assist with information and research gathering as it relates to compliance, regulatory agency requirements, special projects, or audit in accordance with state and federal codes, regulations and laws

Theresa Lauer

Senior Director of Administration, Emergency Preparedness and Employee Safety
Office of Facilities and Maintenance

  • Lead the College’s efforts in the area of emergency preparation and general employee safety
  • Oversee mailroom services for the College
  • Manage and oversee facilities use, key policies, summer housing, and student residential support services

Elizabeth Lawrence

Facilities Use Coordinator
Office of Facilities and Maintenance

  • Manage room reservations for on-campus meetings and events
  • Coordinate facilities use and details with internal and external constituents to ensure that their meeting requests are satisfied
  • Negotiate use/rental details and pricing with external vendors
  • Assist with parking issues on campus and responds to parking-related questions
  • Assist with the College’s annual summer conferences

Heather Lindley

Business Affairs Coordinator
Office of Financial Affairs

  • Assist the Office of Student Accounts with preparing monthly student billing statements, entering student account data, and processing outside scholarships
  • Assist in the distribution of paychecks to campus constituents
  • Assist with the functions for the business affairs office, including preparing W-9 forms, invoices, and data entry
  • Manage the calendar and schedule meetings for the business affairs office
  • Support the BAO staff with scheduling meetings, preparing purchase card statements and receipts for review, and making travel arrangements
  • Assist with accumulation, analysis, and data entry of business affairs processes and reports
  • Assist with processing Study Abroad payments and reimbursements

Scott Martin

Assistant Vice President for Business Affairs and Assistant Treasurer
Office of Financial Affairs

  • Partner with the VP for administration and finance/treasurer to oversee and manage the College’s fiscal operations, which includes financial transactions, budget preparation and monitoring, and year-end and financial reporting
  • Direct the daily operations of the business affairs office and directly supervise budget management, general accounting, student accounts, and payroll and grants administration
  • Supervise and participate in the coordination and development of budgeting procedures for collecting and analyzing the annual operating budget
  • Oversee the College’s investment management and serves as the primary liaison to external investment managers
  • Assist various departments and constituents with questions and requests for information, including inquiries related to Workday
  • Supervise support for the College’s annual audit

Dave Matza

Maintenance Manager
Office of Facilities and Maintenance

  • Supervise and manage the plant operations/mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems
  • Supervise the building management systems, which includes investigating, troubleshooting, recommending, and following through on system repair, replacement, and/or improvement
  • Conduct on-site inspections of facilities to assess conditions and ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Monitor the College’s physical plant, identifying opportunities to make physical and or operational improvements

Dana Nagengast

Assistant Vice President for Human Resources
Office of Human Resources

  • Provide human resource consultation and support to management, staff, and faculty at the College
  • Lead and direct the daily operations of Human Resource services for recruitment and retention, compensation and benefits, performance management, employee relations, Title IX, HRIS/Payroll, policy administration, and professional and organizational development that support the College’s strategic goals
  • Provide oversight for the Office of Title IX and serve as Deputy Title IX Coordinator
  • Serve as the College’s Affirmative Action Officer and monitor the College’s Affirmative Action Plans
  • Serve as the liaison with The Claremont Colleges (TCC) Services, in the administration of faculty and staff group benefit plans

Holly Pennington

Facilities and Maintenance Coordinator

  • Manage the College’s facilities work order system, monitoring and assigning requests to facilities staff
  • Respond and communicate to constituents, as necessary, information regarding their work request
  • Manage documentation related to various College projects and operations

Joel Peterson

Assistant Vice President for Capital Projects and Facilities
Office of Facilities and Maintenance

  • Partner with the VP for Administration and Finance/Treasurer to provide strategy and leadership to conceptualize, develop, and implement facilities and maintenance initiatives, in alignment with the College’s Master Plan and its Strategic Vision
  • Lead the Facilities and Maintenance Department which includes: custodial, grounds, facilities operations, maintenance, renewal and replacement reserve program and facility sustainability efforts.
  • Lead and provide oversight for planning and executing all small and large capital building projects that include new construction, and renovation.

Kyle Petrie

Interim Business Affairs and Risk Management Administrator
Office of Financial Affairs

  • Initial contract review
  • Special projects

Miguel Ruvalcaba

General Manager
Dining Services

  • Direct all food-related services for the College, including dining services, catering and Jay’s Place
  • Provide training for all employees in food and physical safety, customer service and recipe development
  • Work closely with campus administrators to provide the highest quality service and food for students, faculty and staff
  • Work with the Student Food Committee on implementing new menu ideas and arrange student events in the dining hall
  • Provide a sustainable environment for all guests in controlling waste and energy usage

Carol Saldivar

Associate Director for Human Resources-Investigations and Employee Relations
Office of Human Resources

  • Partner with the AVPHR to investigate and resolve workplace and Title IX complaints involving faculty, staff and students at the College
  • Conduct Title IX investigations, provide Title IX operational support, and deliver related training for the community.  Serve as a Title IX Deputy Coordinator and partner with the Title IX Coordinator
  • Facilitate employee relations, respond to inquiries and conduct investigations, and provide coaching and support to management, staff and faculty
  • Serve as point-of-contact for employees and supervisors related to performance management improvement plans and leave of absence and workers compensation matters
  • Provide consultation and advice to management, staff and faculty regarding human resources policies and procedures

Danette Sanchez

Budget Director
Office of Financial Affairs

  • Prepare, distribute, and review various budget reports
  • Gather information to ensure that the annual budget forecast is complete and accurate
  • Assist various departments and constituents with questions and requests for information, including inquiries related to Workday
  • Assist in the College audit and year-end close

Patrice Siffert

Associate Director for Human Resources-Employment and HR Services
Office of Human Resources

  • Partner with the AVPHR to support human resource initiatives, employment practices, and human resource services for the College
  • Oversee recruitment & retention for staff, compensation, benefits, leave and worker’s compensation management, and other HR services for the College
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to provide guidance on recruitment and hiring processes, orientation and onboarding for new hires
  • Serve as point-of-contact for compensation reporting, analysis and administration
  • Provide consultation and advice to management, staff and faculty regarding human resources policies and procedures

Michael Slater

Mailroom Supervisor

  • Coordinate the College’s mailroom operations in working with outside postal agencies
  • Ensure incoming and outgoing U.S. and campus mail is processed timely and accurately, including sorting and distribution
  • Provide assistance and consultation to Harvey Mudd constituents who request help with mailing letters and packages
  • Notify constituents regarding arrival of special deliveries or packages
  • Assign and manage student mailboxes

Kimberly Taylor

Associate Director of Human Resources-HRIS and Analytics
Office of Human Resources

  • Partner with the AVPHR to analyze work process design and flow, improve processes and leverage technological capabilities for the Office of Human Resources
  • Administer the HRIS and payroll time & attendance technology solutions, conduct data analytics, and provide survey reporting data collection and metrics
  • Serve as the technical point-of-contact for Workday HRIS and Kronos Time & Attendance and provide related training and support to the community
  • Represent HMC on Workday HRIS governance teams
  • Provide consultation and advice to management, staff, and faculty regarding human resource policies and procedures

Patricia Wang

Student Accounts Manager
Office of Student Accounts

  • Bill and collect tuition, fees, and other charges related to students’ financial accounts
  • Process student charges, payments, credits, and refunds
  • Prepare monthly statements and manage payment plans, late fees, outside scholarships, and collections
  • Post financial aid funds in accordance with applicable federal, state, and institutional regulations
  • Respond to student and parent inquiries regarding student accounts
  • Assist with processing Study Abroad payments and reimbursements