Human Resources Staff

Rafael Siguenza, MBA, PHR
Director of Human Resources
Office: (509) 527-2141

Rafael was born and raised in El Salvador. He enjoys soccer (futbol), hiking, sightseeing and reading. His expertise is in general management and human resources and crosses over five different industries.  





Jennifer Carpenter, JD
Associate Director of Human Resources
Office: (509) 527-2302
Areas of responsibility: Benefits, new hire orientation, leaves of absence, Caliper assessments, exit interviews.

Jennifer describes herself as a Cuban-American Navy wife. Her husband Corey is a Navy veteran currently attending WWU! Jennifer has two children: Kaleb (3 years old) and Kelly (1 year old). Jennifer is a PK (pastor’s kid) and she is excited about being closer to her parents who work for the NPUC in Oregon. 

Cheree Hill, BBA
Payroll Coordinator
Office: (509) 527-2190
Areas of responsibility: Payroll, employment verification requests, TCPlus (approving time cards), retirement contributions, and tax related inquiries.

Cheree was born and raised in Yakima, loves watching baseball, reading and writing. She is a WWU School of Business graduate (class of 2012) and she comes highly recommended to her new role. Here is what past supervisors and WWU faculty have said about Cheree: “Extraordinarily conscientious and diligent,” “Cheree’s three strongest qualities in my opinion would be her appreciation for and adherence to structure, her thoroughness, and her kindness.”   

Laura Boyd, AA
Administrative Assistant
Office: (509) 527-2820
Areas of expertise: New hire paperwork, relocation, duplicate housing, retirement estimates and application for the defined benefit plan, worker's comp and free tuition. 

Laura was born in Bozeman and raised in Butte, Montana. After graduating with an an Associate of Arts from WWC, she married fellow classmate Kim Boyd. They have two daughters, Desiree and Aimee, both married. Laura enjoys reading, photography, camping, traveling and spending time with grandchildren.

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Last update on March 20, 2014