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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.  The contact person for the VOE is based on an employee's classification.  See below for contacts. 

  • Full-Time Staff & Administrators: Kris Lestini or Araceli Kaliangara
  • Full-Time Faculty: Barbara Richardson or Anna Luna
  • Part-Time Faculty at De Anza CollegeJiatong Li (primary) 
  • 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: Rebecca Mora Carrillo
  • If you don't know the classification of the employee, please call Monica Garcia (650-949-7958).

VOE Contacts - September 2019 (PDF) 

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
Yuan Gao

Office Assistant III (Temporary)

650-949-7960 gaoyuan@fhda.edu
Beijing Li

Benefits System Analyst, Lead

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

Office Assistant III (Temporary)

650-949-

6227

litianshu@fhda.edu
 
PERSONNEL SERVICES
Barbara Richardson HR Specialist, Full-Time Faculty 650-949-6220 richardsonbarbara@fhda.edu
Araceli Kaliangara

HR Technician III, Administrators & Classified Staff

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

HR Specialist, Administrators & Classified Staff

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

HR Technician I, Classified Hourly & Temporary 

(Temporary)

650-949-6926 morarebecca@fhda.edu
 
RECRUITMENT

Keisha Sentosa

HR Specialist, Recruitment & Employment 650-949-6217 sentosakeisha@fhda.edu

Thuy Quach

HR Specialist, Recruitment & Employment (On Leave)    

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 (50% Foothill College / 50% De Anza College) 650-949-7204 lijiatong@fhda.edu
Vacant Campus Personnel Assistant, Part-Time Faculty (De Anza College) 408-864-8711  
Kit Perales HR Technician II, Part-Time Faculty (De Anza College) 408-864-8260 peraleskit@fhda.edu

Office Hours: 

Monday through Friday

8:00 am to 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)