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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 or email Monica Garcia.

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
Marietta Harris Director, Human Resources 650-949-6109 harrismarietta@fhda.edu
Patricia Hyland Director, Equity & Employee Relations 650-949-6284 hylandpat@fhda.edu
Christine Vo Manager, Benefits 650-949-6224 vochristine@fhda.edu
Myisha Washington Manager, Compensation, Classification and Employment Services 650-949-6228 washingtonmyisha@fhda.edu
Monica Garcia Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor of HR & EO 650-949-7958 garciamonica@fhda.edu
 
BENEFITS
Shelley Du Benefits Specialist 650-949-6227 dushelley@fhda.edu
Beijing Li Benefits System Analyst, Lead 650-949-6103 libeijing@fhda.edu
Wen Xu Benefits Technician 650-949-6224 xuwen@fhda.edu
 
PERSONNEL SERVICES
Patti Conens HR Specialist, Full-Time Faculty 650-949-6220 conenspatti@fhda.edu
Araceli Kaliangara HR Technician I, 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 I, 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 650-949-6217 quachthuy@fhda.edu
Augie Owens Office Assistant III (Temp through 6/30/17) 650-949-6926 owensaugustine@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: 

Summer Hours (effective through August 25th):

Monday - Thursday:  7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Friday:  CLOSED

HR Organization Chart:

Business Address:

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