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Human Resources
303 E Kearsley Street
213 University Pavilion
Flint, MI 48502-1950
Phone: (810) 762-3150
Fax: (810) 766-6711

Hours of Operation

Our office is providing services remotely Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. In office services will be provided by appointment only.

The quickest way to reach a HR staff member is via their direct email; however, you are still able to leave a voicemail on their direct line. We will get back to you as soon as possible. Our department email is checked daily.


Tawana Branch
HR Business Partner
(810) 766-6772
Designated areas include: College of Health Sciences, School of Education and Human Services, Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Vice Chancellor of Business & Finance.

Suzi Bye
Benefits Coordinator
(810) 766-6658

Dee Dee Hurley
HR Business Partner
(810) 237-6595
Designated areas include: College of Innovation & Technology, Provost and Associate Provost Areas, School of Nursing, and Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.

Tonja Lucas
HR Business Partner
(810) 237-6527
Designated areas include: Chancellor, ORED and MDS, College of Arts & Sciences, School of Management and Vice Chancellor for University Advancement.

Beth Manning
(810) 766-6644

Tonja Petrella
Assistant Director
(810) 424-5417
Designated areas include: Business & Finance, College of Health Sciences, Enrollment Management, School of Education and Human Services, and School of Nursing.

Helen Phinisee
Senior Human Resources Staff Consultant
(810) 237-6593
Designated areas include: Associate Provost, Chancellor, College of Arts & Sciences, Provost, Student Affairs, University Advancement, and School of Management.