Human Resources Staff


The Human Resources Team



Human Resources Mission Statement

"To serve and support the UC mission by providing excellent service to students and staff through effective communication, cross-training, policies and procedures in a team environment."


Mailing Address:

Office of Human Resources
Utica College
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502-4892
Telephone (315) 792-3276
Fax (315) 792-3386
Physical Address:

Office of Human Resources
Addison Miller White Hall
Room 124


Lisa Green, PHR

Vice President for Human Resources and Personnel Development

As Vice President for Human Resources and Personnel Development, Lisa is responsible for the strategic and operational direction of the Office of Human Resources, in alignment with the strategic initiatives of the College and in compliance with federal, state, and local laws. Prior to joining UC, she worked in health care as a Human Resources Director. A graduate of SUNY-IT and certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR), she brings extensive experience in employee and labor union relations, compensation and benefits, recruiting, and leadership development.







Lesley Wallace

 Senior Manager Employment & Retention
(315) 792-3276
Lesley Wallace serves as the Human Resources Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources. She is responsible for the search process, employee hiring and exit, as well as many administrative duties. Lesley graduated from LeMoyne College with a degree in English and she brings her extensive experience in human resources to the college. She is also a member of the Genesis Group of the Mohawk Valley.

Sarah Heil

         Sarah Heil

Administrative Assistant III
(315) 792-3276 
Sarah Heil serves as the Administrative Assistant III in the Office of Human Resources.  She provides a wide range of administrative support duties to the office. Sarah graduated from SUNY Cortland with a Bachelor's degree in 
Recreation Management.


Linda Madore

Director of Human Resources
(315) 792-3024

Linda Madore serves as the Benefits Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources. She is responsible for administering all employee benefits, including health insurance, dental insurance and the retirement plan. She brings with her several years of Human Resources experience. Linda earned her MS in Liberal Studies from Utica College and received a Bachelor's degree in English from the College of St. Rose. She is a member of the local SHRM chapter.

Kristin Phelps
Kristin Phelps

 Employment Assistant
(315) 792-3458

Kristin Phelps serves as an Employment Assistant in the Office of Human Resources. She provides general administrative support, particularly in the area of employment/recruitment. Kristin graduated from Utica College with a degree in Public Relations.


Rebecca Sullivan

Student Employment Coordinator
(315) 792-3353

Rebecca Sullivan serves as student employment coordinator in the Office of Student Employment. In her position, she assists all federal work-study and College employed students in finding employment at Utica College. She came to the school with many years of management and business experience. In addition to owning a local business, she was employed as assistant director of campus safety with Morris Protective Services, and then served as senior secretary in the College’s Office of Campus Safety.

Caren Summers

Benefits Assistant  & Wellness Coordinator
(315) 223-2495

Caren Ganeles Summers serves as Benefits Assistant & Wellness Coordinator. She is responsible for encouraging a culture of wellness in the UC Community, which includes educational and fun programming. In her position, she is also responsible for assisting employees with their various health benefits.  Caren earned her MS in Liberal Studies from Utica College and both a BA in English Language Arts and certification in Early Childhood Education from Hunter College in NYC. Prior to joining UC in August 2007, the lifelong Westchester County resident worked as a practice manager for a dental office.  





Office of Human Resources

(315) 792-3276
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502