Departments + Administration

Human Resources

mission statement

To encourage an environment that allows employees to fully utilize and develop their talents; provide a mechanism to pay wages and benefits that are competitive and fair to all employees; promote just and fair treatment for each employee in accordance with the teachings of Jesus Christ; administer benefits and retirement programs in compliance with applicable civil laws; utilize Diocesan resources responsibly; and avoid unnecessary risk to the Ordinary and the Diocese.



The Office of Human Resources oversees the human capital needs and assets of the Diocese.

  • Talent acquisition
  • Compensation and benefit programs
  • Training and development
  • Policy and compliance


Thomas Burnham, Director of Human Resources


Contact Thomas for all questions relating to:

  • Compliance and legal issues
  • Talent acquisition and termination
  • Benefit programs / retirement plans
  • Employee training and development
  • Compensation programs
  • HR policies and practices


Susie Hernandez, Human Resources Manager


Contact Susie for all questions relating to:

  • Employee relations
  • Regulatory and compliance issues
  • Leaves of absences
  • Recruiting



Kevin Larson, Director of Administrative Services



Becki Krupsky, Human Resources Representative