Human Resources

501 Manhattan Blvd., Suite 1200
Harvey, LA 70058


About Us

The Human Resources Department provides a broad array of services for all JPPSS employees. From hiring to retirement and everything in between, there is someone in HR to assist. We serve both classified and certified employees. Recruitment, classified and certified hiring, new teacher induction, employment verification, certification updates, highly qualified designation, evaluation, tuition reimbursement, insurance, retirement, and workers’ compensation services are all located in the district’s administration building at 501 Manhattan Blvd.

To help assist in getting your human resource questions or concerns to the right individual, please see the following helpful numbers:

The Human Resources Department also has a dedicated email (

Programs and Services

Personnel Services:  The personnel services team is responsible for new hire on boarding.  Specifically, the team is responsible for all aspects of the on boarding process, including paperwork, previous experience verification, and compensation.

In addition to new hire on boarding, the personnel services team is also responsible for employee transfers, salary changes, previous experience verification, and current income verification to third parties.

Insurance:  The JPPSS insurance department coordinates all of our employees’ comprehensive health and group life insurance needs.

Retirement:  The retirement department coordinates all of our employees’ retirement concerns with the state retirement systems.

Disability Insurance: CIGNA Short and Long Term Disability.
For claims only – Phone: 1-800-362-4462 |Website:
This coverage can only be obtained during Open Enrollment. Additional information about the Cigna Short and Long Term Disability policies is located on the JPPSS Payroll website,

Recruitment and Selection

The role of the recruitment and selection team is to ensure the highest caliber and the most diverse pool of applicants, both internal and external, for each position, and to ensure the continuous development and retention of the entire staff of employees.

Support Performance

The support performance team is responsible for the design and implementation of all district performance evaluations for central office support staff and all non-instructional employees.


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Contact Us

Name Title Email
Adams, Ryan Recruitment and Staffing Coordinator
Asencio, Jezabela Staffing and Planning Technician
Augustine, Sedonia Administrative Assistant
Benard, Karli Employment Technician
Billiot, Lahkyn Workers' Compensation and Leaves Technician
Brown, Jarold Insurance Technician
Chauvin, Carmen HR Receptionist
Chesterman, Tammy Retirement Technician
Dawson, Enjolie Support Performance Coordinator
Dix, Tanya Recruitment and Staffing Coordinator
Ellis, Sybil Eastbank Receptionist
Engeron, Janet Insurance Technician
Feirn, Toni Workers' Compensation and Leaves Technician
Gibson, Matthew Recruitment and Staffing Coordinator
Hebert Jr, George Director of Support Performance and Professional Accountability
Jackson, Melody Support Performance Coordinator
Jordan, Corin Administrative Assistant/AppliTrack Manager
Joseph, Donna Chief Human Resources Officer
Ledet, Penny Administrative Assistant
Lenox, Helana Employment Technician
Leonard, Angele’ Retirement Technician
Medina, Patricia Eastbank Receptionist
Mitchell, Evonne Director of Recruitment and Selection
Ortego, Danielle Employment Technician
Otkins, Trovania Recruitment and Staffing Coordinator
Ozenne, Christina Employment Technician
Patton, Jane Director of Workers' Compensation and Leaves
Pearson, Robert A. Support Performance Coordinator
Percle, Tammy Director of Benefits
Reyes, Angela Insurance Technician
Richard, Laura Westbank Receptionist
Roché, Jacqueline Support Performance Technician
Rodriguez, Laci Fingerprinting Technician
Rome, Peggy Executive Director of Performance Management
Trahant, Marianne Director of Personnel Services
Verrette, Sherri Retirement Technician
Zelaya, Berta Office Manager
Zimmerman, Bonnie Human Resource Technician