Contact Us

Human Resources Staff  (603) 624-6300 
FAX# (603) 413-3468
For information, the Manchester School District Human Resources Department general email address is 

Paula Wakefield, Acting Director of Human Resources, ext 144
Benefits Administration
Compensation/Salary placement
Contract Collective Bargaining/Negotiations (6 Bargaining units)
Employee ADA Accommodation Plans – Review eligibility
Employee Relations
Grievances/Conflict Management/ Dispute Resolutions
HR Support for entire MSD
Hiring Process Oversight
DOE Certification Processing Oversight
Human Resources procedures and operations
Job Description Evaluation
Labor law compliance
Labor relations
Professional Leave Approval/Processing
Strategic Staffing Plans/Recruitment
Title IX Coordinator

Kristin Venator, Benefits Coordinator, ext 143 or 
Benefits Explanation, Enrollment, Changes, and Termination of Benefits for Employees and Retirees
Annual Benefits Open Enrollment Administration
New Hire Benefits Orientation
Workers' Compensation / First Report of Injury  
Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care Accounts)
Medical and Dental Insurance
Voluntary Benefits
COBRA Referrals
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Health Savings Accounts (HSA's)
Payroll Adjustments for Medical and Dental Insurance
Administers and Collects Retiree Insurance Payments (NHRS, MECRS and Direct Payees)
Worker's Compensation Claims
NHRS Subsidy Processing

Joyce Fishwick, HR Coordinator, ext 156
Recruitment/AppliTrack application process and system questions
BOSC Personnel Reports 
Criminal Background Check coordination/tracking 
Evaluation coordination for hourly employees 
Individual contracts for Teachers and Principals 
Leaves of absence (including FMLA and medical leaves) Notification and Tracking 
New Hire nomination processing 
Open position posting and tracking 
Remuneration request processing 
Resignation/termination processing 
Seniority lists 
Staff requisition processing 
Transfer request processing 
Volunteer Programs 
NH Employment Security Claims Processing

Kirsten Hudson, HR Representative, ext 144
Tuition reimbursement (college credit courses)
Employee ADA Plan Forms and notifications
Employment application processing assistance
Teacher Certification (renewals and alternative plans)
Substitute teacher list coordination
HR Reporting/Monthly/Quarterly/Annual Reporting
NH Dept of Education Reporting
Exit Interviews and Surveys
Department projects, grievance processing, and other filing and record keeping
PD Reimbursement