Human resources contacts

Joy MillardJoy Millard
Assistant Vice Provost
205A Whitten Hall
Phone:573-882-9556   Fax: 573-882-2595


Janice PerkinsJanice Perkins
Executive Staff Assistant to Assistant Vice Provost
205 Whitten Hall
Phone: 573-882-6114   Fax: 573-882-2595


Makele NdessokiaMakele Ndessokia
Senior Human Resources Manager
205B Whitten Hall
Phone: 573-882-2151   Fax: 573-882-2595

Provides leadership and management for MU Extension's employee relations, and HR practices and policies.

Megan MartinMegan Martin
Training and Development Coordinator
205C Whitten Hall
Phone: 573-884-0958   Fax: 573-882-2595

Lead, develop and coordinate training and employee development opportunities for MU Extension faculty and staff in support of the organizational vision, mission, and values. Areas of specialty include: develop and deliver customized training on a variety of communication, supervisory and organizational behavior topics, lead new employee orientation programs; assist with coordinating faculty cohort training, conduct employee exit interviews, and provide counseling/advice on employee relations matters. May assist with recruiting and interviewing as needed.


Diane DewsDiane Dews
Compensation and Benefits Supervisor
209B Whitten Hall
Phone: 573-882-5134   Fax: 573-882-2595

Supervises and processes personnel actions, payroll, leave reporting, account distribution changes, salary administration, USDA reports, and oversees benefits and personnel actions.

Tamra RobbinsTamra Robbins
Payroll and Personnel Associate
209A Whitten Hall
Phone: 573-882-7755   Fax: 573-882-2595

Coordinates the federal retirement program, university and county secretary benefits, length of service, worker's compensation, FMLA, and accident and injury reporting. In addition, provides assistance with payroll and other HR functions.

Linda ShivesLinda Shives
Office Support Staff III
205 Whitten Hall
Phone: 573-882-3407   Fax: 573-882-2595

Provides support for organizational development, human resources and payroll functions.


Mary ShellerMary Sheller
Human Resources Associate
207B Whitten Hall
Phone: 573-882-4722   Fax: 573-882-2595

Provides support for recruiting, advertising, hiring, orientation, and training.  In addition, performs fiscal and office management responsibilities.

photo: Kathy PritchettKathy Pritchett
Human Resources Assistant
207 Whitten Hall
Phone: 573-882-4721   Fax: 573-882-2595

Provides support for applicant inquiries, recruiting, orientation, and training.  In addition, performs general office duties.