About Us

It is the mission of the Human Resources Department to support and advance the College’s mission, the Principles of Education and the Institutional Priorities.  We do this by focusing on the college’s most valuable asset: its employees.

We will accomplish our mission by providing excellent, customer-responsive human resources services in the following areas:

  • Recruiting, screening, selecting, retaining and advancing personnel in accordance with established HRM procedures and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Providing customer-oriented, friendly, accessible service
  • Fairly applying and interpreting current employment laws and guidelines
  • Consulting to college departments on employee and organizational development
  • Conducting employee orientation programs
  • Administering employee benefits
  • Providing administration of performance evaluation systems
  • Collaborating with campus partners in academic areas on professional development goals and activities for college employees
  • Handling grievances and complaints in accordance with collective bargaining agreements
  • Developing and implementing an Affirmative Action plan and ensuring EEO compliance
  • Collaborating with the office of the CFO on payroll and administration of employee benefits
  • Providing policy development and administration
  • Conducting compensation and labor market research
  • Administering Employee Assistance Programs
  • Maintaining personnel records

Our Staff

Tory Leeming

HR Generalist

Human Resources

B.Des., Massey University (Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa)
Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) Certification

S424C 413-775-1315

La Wanza Lett-Brewington

Title IX Coordinator, Affirmative Action Officer

Human Resources

A.A., Greenfield Community College
B.A., M.Ed., University of Massachusetts Amherst

S407 413-775-1446

Eric Sumner SPHR

Executive Director of Human Resources

Human Resources

A.A., Greenfield Community College
B.A., Amherst College

S424B 1-413-775-1312