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The Human Resources and Risk Management team strives every day to be your trusted partner, helping you achieve both your departmental and your own professional goals. We support Franklin Pierce's mission by:

  • Fostering a culture of collaboration and inclusion

  • Valuing process improvement and continuing to develop programs and practices that are simple to use

  • Hiring and retaining diverse and top talent

  • Providing guidance and practical solutions to help you solve your challenges

  • Leading by example



Did You Know?

On-Line Professional Development Courses for Staff


August TIAA Webinars


TIAA offers live webinars covering a variety of retirement planning. Click on each heading for more information and how to sign up for these webinars.


Special Topic: All about IRAs.

You can learn the facts on IRAs, how an IRA may help you meet your retirement savings goals and which one may be right for you.

August 13 at 12 p.m. (ET)


Special Topic: Market-proof your retirement

In retirement—and the years leading up to it—protecting your savings becomes just as important as growing it. Join us to learn how to create your own personal pension with TIAA Traditional, offered by Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA).

August 14 at 12 p.m. (ET)


Special Topic: Demystifying life insurance

Life insurance can play a critical role in your financial plan. You can learn how much you may need, what types exist, how much you can afford and much more.

August 15 at 12 p.m. (ET)


Special Topic: Strategies for staying on track

No matter how much or how little money you can save, it’s important that you start now and stay invested for your future. You can learn how taking smart financial steps today may help lead you to a solid financial future after you’ve stopped working.

August 15 at 3 p.m. (ET)


August 2019 Live Webinars




















All health benefit eligible employees  have access to telemedicine visits through Doctor on Demand (DoD).  Virtual visits are a great choice for care, saving time and money.


Members have two choices for behavioral health virtual visits: Doctor on Demand and Optum. Members can receive convenient and confidential treatment with licensed, U.S.-trained psychologists and psychiatrists using live video on a smartphone, tablet or computer. 


In addition to an extensive offering of medical urgent care, Doctor on Demand also offers behavioral health care. The most common conditions that Doctor on Demand treats are depression, relationship issues, workplace stress, social anxiety, addiction, trauma and loss.





Meet Your Team


Director of Human Resources & Risk Management, Title IX Coordinator

Responsible for employee relations, compensation, and policies/procedures


Dawn Broussard - Associate Director of Human Resources



Cindy Stoddard - Benefits and Compensation Specialist



Wendy DiPasquale - Sr. HRIS Manager



Janice Smith - HR Administrative Specialist




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