Human Resource Staff (HRS)

Marianetta L. Barber, MSM
Director of Human Resources
mbarber@ci.gary.in.us
Responsible for all Human Resources, Insurance, Wellness and Safety Programs Compensation and Benefits, Development and Training functions. Plans and develops policies relating to all phases of Human Resources activity. A consultant to the administration Management/Supervisory personnel by providing assistance in carrying out the personnel policies and procedures.

Margaret M. Lewis
Deputy Director
marlewis@ci.gary.in.us
Assists the Director, plans and carries out policies relating to all phases of Human Resources activity. Recruit and interview along with hiring manager to select employees for vacant positions. Plans and conducts new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward the City’s goals. Serves as a liaison for the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Wellness Committee.

Kara Burns
HR Generalist
kburns@ci.gary.in.us
Provides support to HR Manager in carrying out policies relating to all phases relating to new hire activities. Assists with general orientation planning and activities. Prepares and processes retirement for all City employees. Process, maintain, upkeep and organize personnel records for all City employees.

LaSharn Barfield
HR Administrative Assistant
lbarfield@ci.gary.in.us
Provides administrative support to the Director and Manager of Human Resources. Provide assistance in timekeeping and carrying out the activities and procedures as it relates to Human Resources, while retaining an excessive degree of confidentiality.

Kelly LaMarr
Benefits Manager
klamarr@ci.gary.in.us
Under general direction of HR Director and HR Manager. Coordinates the City’s Employee Medical and Life Group Benefits. Interprets policy provision to employees, patients, family members, etc. Recommends benefit plan changes to management. Handles Insurance matters for Worker’s Compensation and FMLA.

Sherise Moseley
Benefits Assistant / Generalist
smoseley@ci.gary.in.us
Under general direction of the Benefits Manager, HR Director and HR Manager, performs varied administrative and specialized tasks in support of the day-to-day administration of the City’s employee benefit programs. Assists employees with various City benefit related issues, concerns or requests for service in accordance with established policies and regulations. Also serves on the Wellness Committee.

Artavious Hull
Training Specialist
ashull@ci.gary.in.us
Assist the Human Resource Director, Deputy Director and management / supervisory staff concerning training needs. Also serves as a liason for staff & management on training issues.