Overview

  • The Human Resources Department is responsible for Human Capital Management in the following areas:
    Staffing Management

    Creating strategies and processes for sourcing, recruiting, and retaining the human resources needed to support the district objectives, including pre-employment screening, substitutes, recruitment, and leave management.

    Labor Relations

    Dealing with the elements of formal labor management, collective bargaining and contract administration, and labor management meetings.

    Employee Relations

    Dealing with maintaining a positive, productive and cohesive work environment, ensuring that relations with employees comply with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations; and resolving workplace disputes, conflict resolution, anti-harassment, unemployment hearings, and disciplinary matters.  

    Compensation

    Designing and administering compensation systems including Career 203, the professional development model for educators, and evaluating our pay practices.  

    Employee Development and Performance

    Addressing performance management, performance measurement systems, mentoring, leadership development, talent management, and succession planning.

  • Contact Information

     
    Bob Ross
    Chief Human Resources Officer
    630-420-6300
    bross@
      
    Gretchen Gallois
    Director of Human Resources
    ggallois@
    630-548-7870

    Brian Valek
    Director of Human Resources
    bvalek@
    630-420-6320

    Michelle Nelson
    Human Resources Generalist, Certified Staff
    mnelson@
    630-420-6315

    Amrita Nijjar
    Human Resources Specialist
    anijjar@
    630-717-4462

    Sharon Shallwani
    Human Resources Generalist
    Non-Certified Staff
    sshallwani@
    630-420-6306
     
    Lisa Kapicak
    Human Resources Coordinator
    lkapicak@
    630-420-7201
     
    Ginger Reidy
    Human Resources Specialist, Substitutes
    greidy@ 
    630-548-6002 
     
    Anna Zavala
    Human Resources Specialist, Leave Management
    azavala@
    630-420-6614
     
    Michelle Wavering
    Employee Benefits, Certified, TRS
    630-420-6325
     
    Andi Pevitz-Koek
    Employee Benefits, Non-Certified, IMRF
    630-420-6327
     
    Angie Delgado
    HR Clerk
    630-420-3050