Human Resources Council

The mission of the Human Resources Council is:

1. To collaborate system-wide to improve consistency and efficiency.

2. To strategically support UA Human Resources' mission to attract, hire, retain and develop the best employees.

3. To prioritize major human resources projects, e.g. automation, compliance, and back office consolidation.

4. To advise the president and other university officers on HR strategic initiatives.


  • April 23, 2020 - HRC Monthly Meeting 
  • March 26, 2020 - HRC Monthly Meeting
  • January 24, 2020 - HRC Monthly Meeting  


Chief Human Resources Officer, UA Steve Patin
Director, Operations, UA Michelle Pope
Director, Talent Acquisition, UA Glenn Gambrell
Director, Employee Transitions and Benefits, UA Erika Van Flein
Director, Labor and Employee Engagement, UA Tara Ferguson
Chief Title IX Officer Mary Gower
Faculty Governance Representative Lorelei Sterling
UAA Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Bruce Schultz

Faculty Governance Representative 

Charla Brown

Staff Governance Representative Ronnie Houchin
UA VP for Academics, Students and Research Paul Layer

UA General Counsel 

Michael Hostina

UAA Interim Provost

John Stalvey

Council Documents:

Charter Scorecards and Updates
Council Charter December 2017 Scorecard
  November 2017 Scorecard