Jennifer Carpenter, JD
Director of Human Resources
Office: (509) 527-2141
Areas of responsibility: HR policies and procedures, employee relations, compliance with laws and regulations
Jennifer describes herself as a Cuban-American Navy wife. Her husband Corey is a Navy veteran currently attending WWU! Jennifer has three children: Kaleb, Kelly, Khloe. Jennifer graduated from Andrews University, as well as Regent University School of Law.
Erika Sanderson, BS
Associate Director of Human Resources
Office: (509) 527-2302
Areas of responsibility: Benefits, new hire orientation, leaves of absence, Caliper assessments, exit interviews.
Erika was born and raised in Battle Ground, Washington and loves reading, painting and pottery. She is a WWU graduate (class of 2013) and worked in the WWU Accounting office for several years before joining the HR team.
Laura Boyd, AA
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.
Brithny Sanderson, AS
HR Specialist/Payroll Coordinator
Office: (509) 527-2190 Brithny.Sanderson@wallawalla.edu
Areas of expertise: Payroll, employment verification requests, TCPlus (approving timecards), retirement contributions, and tax related inquiries.
Brithny is a Business Administration major at WWU. She was born in Honduras, and enjoys traveling, listening to music, and spending time with family and friends in her spare time. Brithny's husband Christopher Sanderson is a student at WWU.