Staff contacts

General enquiries

The HR Service Centre is your first point of contact for all things HR: recruitment activities, salary administration and general HR enquiries.

In person

You can find us in Building 1410 on the Bathurst campus and in Buildings 476 and 480 on the Wagga Wagga campus.

Download the HR organisational structure

Service Centre team

  • Linda van Gemert - Team Leader
  • Cathrine Hummerston - Senior HR Officer
  • Janelle Bateman - HR Officer
  • Sarah Brien - HR Officer
  • Stephanie Craft - HR Officer
  • Leonie Crowe - HR Officer
  • Veronica O’Regan - HR Officer

HR Business Partners

The HR Business Partners work with your Division or Faculty to provide coaching and support. They help leaders and managers enhance team performance and development. The team implements customised people strategies via a range of HR processes, systems and tools.


The Academic Business Partners work with staff in the below areas:

  • Office of the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
  • Faculty of Arts and Education
  • Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences
  • Faculty of Science
  • Division of Learning and Teaching
  • Division of Library Services
  • Joint Medical Program

Academic contacts

Dane HegvoldHR Partnerships Manager (Academic)84317
Kylie BennettHR Business Partner84610
Trudi LewisHR Business Partner34374
Paul LockerHR Business Partner34153
Holly WealHR Business Partner84632


The Administration Business Partners work with staff in the below areas:

  • Office of the Vice-Chancellor
  • Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Development and Industry)
  • Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students)
    • Division of Student Administration
    • Division of Marketing and Communication
    • Division of Student Services
    • Residence Life
    • Advancement
  • Corporate Services Group
    • Division of Finance (including the farm and childcare centres)
    • Division of Facilities Management
    • Division of Information Technology

Administration contacts

Kylie BennettHR Business Partner84610
Marissa PideskiHR Business Partner32261
Rhianna StringfieldHR Business Partner84106

HR Partnerships

HR Partnerships contribute to HR strategy and policy and oversee the HR Partnerships portfolio. We also contribute to HR and University strategy and initiatives.

Jennie AndersonDirector, HR Partnerships and Workplace Relations84615
Eleanor FitzpatrickAdministrative Officer84204
Rosaleen SullivanAdministrative Assistant84738


Our recruitment team focuses on hiring the right people at the right time. If you're a manager looking to hire, the recruitment team can provide strategic and operational advice and support you through the recruitment process.

Bronwyn HarveyTeam Leader, Recruitment34224
Tracy BerryRecruitment Consultant86261
Rebecca DwyerRecruitment Consultant84433
Amanda JaquesRecruitment Officer84956
Hannah MaddenRecruitment Officer84189

Culture, Capability and Wellbeing

If you're looking for information about professional development, Academic promotion, RED, our reward and recognition program or our Employee Development and Review Scheme (EDRS) contact the team in Culture, Capability and Wellbeing. We're also your key contacts for the CSU Capability Framework, Workforce and Succession Planning, the CSU Values and your voice staff survey.

Fiona MurphyDirector, Culture, Capability and Wellbeing84327
Dawn FairweatherAdministrative Assistant32716
Christine KlimpschManager, Workforce Planning32231
Helen CrawfordProject Support Officer32213
Katie SheridanCareer Programs Officer34214
Joanne St JohnProfessional Learning and Development Coordinator34156

Academic promotions

For enquires about academic promotions, please email


The Change team is a new function developed to support strategic change and to build internal capability in successfully managing change across the University.

Annette FiggisManager, Change Centre of Excellence34106
Genevieve DoyleManager, Strategic Change Management19285
Michelle DoolanChange Advisor34455
Natalie SamuelsonChange Advisor32884
Amanda TarbitChange Advisor32530

Work Health and Safety

The Work Health and Safety (WHS) team provides information, advice and support to make sure health and safety risks are managed in accordance with our WHS Management System. We guide managers and employees in their efforts to achieve a work environment that minimises risk and holds safety as a core value. We also lead a range of wellbeing initiatives.

Rod EsdaileManager, Health, Safety and Wellbeing84029
Peta EvansWork Health and Safety Adviser84036
Maureen NunnWork Health and Safety Adviser32731
Stephen WeenWHS Systems and Compliance Officer34558

Equity and Diversity

We strive to ensure that the University is a fair and inclusive environment to study, work and visit. We support University-wide strategies to promote this and maintain a comprehensive suite of Equity and Diversity policies and procedures. We also ensure the University meets its compliance obligations under anti-discrimination legislation.

Craig HinleyManager, Equity and Diversity84555
Kym AllenDiversity and Equity Project Support Officer84015
Catherine MaxwellIndigenous Employment Coordinator32200
Nicholas SteepeProject Manager, Equity and Diversity84069

Employee Relations

The Employee Relations team supports employer-employee relationships in addressing and resolving workplace conflicts and contributing to employee engagement and commitment to the University. It also plays a role in making sure workplace standards are maintained.

Andrew CrowlManager, Employee Relations32212
Lisa TuineauEmployee Relations Officer84734

HR Systems

The HR Systems team works hard behind the scenes on the many systems that support HR processes. They contribute to external and internal reporting.

Stephen KreuzbergerManager, Systems Development (Human Resources)84955
Kathryn MackayHR Systems Officer84869
Zac WattsHR Systems Officer86269

Office of the Executive Director

The Executive Director is a member of the Vice-Chancellor's Leadership Team and Sponsor of the University Strategy.

Adam BrowneExecutive Director, Human Resources32017
Raegan PetzelExecutive Officer34076