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Human Resources

Welcome to Human Resources

The Human Resources Department is committed to recruiting and retaining exceptional employees and supporting them in being effective resources to those served by Willamette ESD. We are dedicated to hiring outstanding employees who believe in the success and achievement for all students. Our goal is to provide excellent customer service while earning the trust and respect of those we serve; our success is based on the satisfaction of Willamette ESD's customers and staff. 

Collaboration for success with quality as our standard.

The Human Resources Department provides a broad range of personnel services. If you have any questions about how we can assist you with any of these services, please let us know:

  • Background Check Verification
  • Benefits Administration
  • Employee Engagement and Onboarding
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Implementation of Board Policy
  • Job Postings and Advertising
  • Leave Administration
  • Legal Research 
  • Monitoring of Professional Licenses 
  • New Employee Orientation
  • Recruitment and Selection of Employees
  • Annual Mandatory Employee Trainings
  • Workers Compensation

HR Contacts & Resources

Human Resources Staff

Melissa Ojeda-Hernandez

Executive Director of Human Resources
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Denise Galindo

Human Resources Senior Manager
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Katelyn Bye

Human Resource Specialist
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Nohemi Ramirez

Bilingual Human Resources Specialist
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Meagan Head

Human Resources Specialist
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Ashley Strong-Lady

Human Resources Specialist
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