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Meet Our Staff

Paul Thomas,  SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Chief Human Resources Officer


(337) 482-2921

Lelanya Douet, PHR, SHRM-CP
Deputy Chief Human Resources Officer, Director, Human Resources Compliance and Equal Employment Opportunity Programs

Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action Planning, Discrimination, Retaliation, and Harassment Prevention, HR Policy Development, Review, and Compliance.

(337) 482-1278

Charlene Hamilton
Director, Human Resources Operations
Employment, Personnel Actions, Employee Benefits, Workers Compensation.

(337) 482-6251



Director, Human Resources Consultancy
HR Business Partners, Employee Relations, Management Consulting, Workforce and Succession Planning.


Ranzy Montet
Director, Talent Management and Organizational Development




HR Administration and Compensation Coordinator
Assistant to Chief Human Resources Officer, Job and Position Descriptions, Occupational Classification, FLSA changes, Hiring and Selection Policy and Procedures.


Susan Miller, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Learning and Development Specialist
Cornerstone Performance and Learning

(337) 482-6261

Corey Faul, SPHR
HR Systems & Compliance Coordinator
HR Technical Liaison, Reporting and Data Analysis,  HR Web Ambassador; ERP Co-Team Lead

(337) 482-6257

Vanessa M. Richard
EEO/ADA Coordinator

(337) 482-6258

Axel Vasquez
Senior HR Business Partner

Divisions: Student Affairs, Administration and Finance, Enrollment Management, Research. Complete Human Resources consulting and support. Organizational operations and strategic planning partner.



Courtney Blanchard
Senior HR Business Partner

Divisions: Academic Affairs, Advancement, Athletics, President's Office (Campus Diversity, Internal Audit, Sustainability, University Events)


Taronsler Faye Cormier
Human Resources Analyst- C
Classified/Civil Service Employee Recruitment and Services Coordinator,  Drug Screenings, Background Checks, Westaff (Temporary Service), Civil Service Eligibility and Compensation, Employment Inquiries, HRIS Reporting, Employment Services, Academic/Staff Vacancy Posting, HR Website Ambassador , Student Worker Employment Processing


(337) 482-6247

Shekethia Ryan-Williams
Retirement Coordinator

TRSL/Lasers Retirement

(337) 482-6248

Teressa LeDay
Title IX Coordinator
Buchanan Hall, Room 116



Carolyn Richards
Human Resources Analyst- C
Graduate Assistants, Employment Services, Tuition Exemption verification, Temporary Part-time (Formerly Casual Labor) Employee Coordination, Degree Verifications, Background Checks, HRIS Reporting, NIRC Classified Employment Processing, HR Website Maintenance, Workers' Compensation,Verification of Employment (VOE), Student Worker Employment Processing - Lead


Malika Oubre
Benefits Coordinator
Benefits, Insurance Plans, Flexible Spending (Formerly Cafeteria Plan), FMLA, Unemployment, and Garnishments






Ainsley Gary
Human Resources Analyst-A
Unclassified/ Faculty Employees Coordinator


Andrea Bonin
Human Resources Analyst-C
Cornerstone Requisitions and Unclassified/Temp. Part-time PAF Vetting, Background Checks, Degree Verifications,Temporary Account Access Processing, Volunteer Application Processing