Welcome to the Governor’s Institute Operations & Human Resources page. This page was formed to better assist our staff with specific job descriptions for personnel in the Operations & Human Resource department. Here you will find information on who in the department handles specific tasks related to their job title. Related documents are also provided under each description to easily access GI documents promptly. If your questions aren’t answered by checking this page first, please give anyone here a call and they will point you in the right direction.

Forms & Resources

Whom should I ask?

Candace Jackson

Director of Finance

  • Internal Policy including Finance and Travel Manuals
  • Contract Design, Draft and Review
  • Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Financial Status Reports
  • Budget Reports and Variance
  • Liability Review and Business Insurance
  • Compliance Issues
  • Staff Liaison to Board Finance Committee
  • Audit and Financial Review

Shaquita Basemore

Director of Human Resources

  • Internal Policy including Personnel Manual.
  • Personnel Information – updated name, address and phone numbers.
  • Benefits including health, dental, vision, Section 125 Flexible Spending Account and life and accidental death and dismemberment.
  • 401k eligibility, employee changes, loans and updating beneficiary
  • Job posting, recruitment, on-boarding and off-boarding
  • Incident reporting and notification
  • Conflict resolution between employees

Victoria Eichorn

Operations & Finance Assistant

  • Processing payroll and receiving semi-monthly time sheets
  • Process employee 401k salary deferral requests
  • Contractor point of contact for W9 forms, business liability and invoice collection
  • Receive and process employee and contractor travel and incidental reimbursement
  • Process employee credit card statements and receipts

Alex ONeil

Program Assistant

  • Reserve and manage conference rooms for internal and external groups
  • Coordinate conference calls / webinars 
  • Plan and assist with onsite and offsite meeting logistics
  • Coordinate Board Meetings and Board Committee Meetings
  • Coordinate & Brainstorm Email Communication for each of our email lists
  • Update GWG website

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