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HR and Payroll Staff

Meet the staff of the Human Resources and Payroll offices. 

Email:  hr@etown.edu  

Phone: (717) 361-1406

Fax: (717) 361-1313

Nancy Florey, Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Alpha Hall, Room 203

As the Associate Vice President for Human Resources, Nancy's primary responsibilities include ensuring compliance with Federal, State, and local employment laws, developing and maintaining personnel policies and procedures, recruitment, compensation, benefits, payroll programs, employee relations, EPA/safety and health, employee training, organizational planning, and handling any complaints of unfair treatment, sexual harassment or discrimination. Nancy also serves as the College's Affirmative Action Officer, Section 504 Coordinator for ADA for employees, and the Privacy Official. She can be reached at (717) 361-1406 if you need her assistance.

Rich Caloiero, Director of Human Resources

Alpha Hall, Room 203

Rich directs Human Resources programs and services.  He is responsible for training and development, EPA/safety and health, ergonomics, performance management, worker’s compensation, policies and procedures, HR/Payroll budget, employment surveys and ensures compliance with all Federal, state, and local employment laws.  Rich is also responsible for interpreting employment policies and procedures and will assist with handling employee complaints and grievances.  The Director of Human Resources will serve in the absence of the Associate Vice President for Human Resources.  He can be reached at (717) 361-1109 if you need his assistance.

Dee Mertz, Manager of Payroll

Alpha Hall, Room 201

Dee’s responsibilities cover all areas of processing both timely and accurate student and staff payrolls, complying with Federal, State and Local Tax ordinances and non –resident alien compliance. She is responsible for processing W-2s and reconciling, filing and remitting all payroll taxes. Dee is very familiar with wage and salary laws and policies followed by the College. She also is responsible for processing all STAFF W-4, Direct Deposit Authorization, Local Income Tax and Local Services Tax forms and moving expense reimbursements. Dee can be reached at (717) 361-1213 with any questions concerning payroll and these forms.

Desirée Mertz, HR Support Specialist

Alpha Hall, Room 203

Desirée is responsible for the smooth and efficient operation of the Human Resources office. She answers general HR questions, tracks applications, completes employment verifications and background checks, tracks tuition remission, and maintains all HR forms. She coordinates many Human Resources sponsored events on campus, such as the holiday luncheon, retiree reception, new employee reception, and TIAA-CREF counseling sessions. Desirée is happy to assist you with any of your Human Resources questions. You can reach her at (717) 361-1406.

Brenda Spiker, Manager of Compensation and Benefits

Alpha Hall, Room 203

Brenda is responsible for the administration and payment of the College's benefits programs, such as medical, dental, life, and disability. She coordinates and tracks flexible spending accounts for employees, and she processes the necessary paperwork for employees at the time of their exit interview. Brenda has the massive task of benefit open enrollment each year, including benefit coordination for the College's retirees. She completes AAUP, CUPA, EEOC, IPEDS and Department of Labor surveys throughout the year as well as other random surveys as required. Brenda also has responsibility for new employee orientations, the processing of annual salary letters, and tracking TIAA deductions for employee retirement accounts. Brenda is excellent at answering your benefit questions and can be reached at (717) 361-1183.

Joyce Marchese, Payroll Associate / Student Employment Coordinator

Alpha Hall, Room 201

Joyce is responsible for the College’s time and attendance system, Time Advantage; working with administrative and academic departments in all phases of student hiring; collecting/processing student employment forms; international student social security cards; distribution of direct deposit statements; direct deposit returns & changes to direct deposit information; Student Employment website and posting open student job opportunities. Joyce can be reached at (717) 361-1194.

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