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Our Mission Statement:

"The District Office of Human Resources is dedicated to providing support to a diverse student, faculty and staff community focusing on our core values of customer service, building efficiency and effectiveness, and creative problem solving." 

The District Office of Human Resources Responsibilities:

  • Position classification;
  • Recruitment;
  • On-boarding and orientation of new employees;
  • Wage and salary placement;
  • Professional development leaves and other leaves of absences;
  • Employee recognition and professional development programs;
  • Employee health and fringe benefits;
  • Compliance with federal and state nondiscrimination and equal opportunity statutes and regulations;
  • Responding to complaints related to harassment and discrimination, including sexual harassment;
  • Grievance, discipline procedures, and administrative hearings.

Verification of Employment (VOEs)

Response times for VOE's are typically 3-5 business day.  Specific staff are assigned to assist, based on an employee's classification.  Contact information is located further down on this page:

  • Full-Time Staff & Administrators: Kris Lestini or Araceli Kaliangara
  • Full-Time Faculty: Patti Conens or Anna Luna
  • Part-Time Faculty at De Anza College: Kit Perales or Cynthia Smith
  • Part-Time Faculty at Foothill College: Jiatong Li or Nancy Cortes
  • Student Employees at De Anza College: Jacqueline Dibernardo (408-864-8226)
  • Student Employees at Foothill College: Christine Johnson (650-949-7470)
  • Temporary or Hourly Employees: Keisha Sentosa
  • If you don't know your the classification of the employee, please call Monica Garcia (650-949-7958).

HR 2017 Survey

We are always interested in learning how to better serve you! In April of 2017 we asked for your input. The results can be found here.  

2017 Human Resources Survey Results

Contact Us:

General Phone: 

650-949-6210 (Personnel Services)

650-949-6224 (Benefits)

Fax:

650-949-2831 (Personnel Services)

650-949-6299 (Benefits)

NAME TITLE PHONE E-MAIL
ADMINISTRATION
Dorene Novotny Vice Chancellor, Human Resources & Equal Opportunity 650-949-6210 novotnydorene@fhda.edu
Myisha Washington Director, Human Resources 650-949-6109 washingtonmyisha@fhda.edu
Laura Savage Director, Equity, Employment and Professional Development 650-949-6284 savagelaura@fhda.edu
Christine Vo Director, Benefits 650-949-6224 vochristine@fhda.edu
Monica Garcia Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor of HR & EO 650-949-7958 garciamonica@fhda.edu
 
BENEFITS
 Phone Number: 650-949-6224

Email: mybenefits@fhda.edu

Shelley Du

Benefits Specialist  

(On Leave)

650-949-6227 dushelley@fhda.edu
Beijing Li

Benefits System Analyst, Lead

650-949-6103 libeijing@fhda.edu
Tianshu Li

Office Assistant III (Temporary)

650-949-

6926

litianshu@fhda.edu
Wen Xu

Benefits Technician  

(On Leave)

650-949-6227 xuwen@fhda.edu
 
PERSONNEL SERVICES
Patti Conens HR Specialist, Full-Time Faculty 650-949-6220 conenspatti@fhda.edu
Araceli Kaliangara

HR Technician III, Administrators & Classified Staff

(Reduced Schedule)

650-949-6251 kaliangaraaraceli@fhda.edu
Kris Lestini

HR Specialist, Administrators & Classified Staff

(On Leave)

650-949-6222 lestinikris@fhda.edu
Anna Luna HR Technician III, Full-Time Faculty 650-949-6219 lunaanna@fhda.edu
Keisha Sentosa

HR Technician I, Classified Hourly & Temporary 

650-949-6221 sentosakeisha@fhda.edu
 
RECRUITMENT

Thuy Quach

HR Specialist, Recruitment & Employment (On Leave) 650-949-6217 quachthuy@fhda.edu

Campus Personnel Team:

NAME TITLE PHONE E-MAIL
Nancy Cortes Orozco HR Technician II, Part-Time Faculty (Foothill College) 650-949-7454
Jiatong Li Campus Personnel Assistant, Part-Time Faculty (Foothill College) 650-949-7204 lijiatong@fhda.edu
Kit Perales Campus Personnel Assistant, Part-Time Faculty (De Anza College) 408-864-8711 peraleskit@fhda.edu
Cynthia Smith HR Technician II, Part-Time Faculty (De Anza College) 408-864-8260 smithcynthia@fhda.edu

Office Hours: 

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

HR Organization Chart:

HR Org Chart - May 2019 (PDF)

Business Address:

Foothill - De Anza Community College District
12345 El Monte Rd
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

Benefits, Employment, & Equity: Room 5991 (Blue Door)

Personnel Services & Office of the Vice Chancellor: Room 5934 (Blue Door)