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Darin Jones
Chief Executive for Human Resources
Phone: (360) 538-4234
Fax: (360) 538-4136

Darin is responsible for the administration of the Human Resources Program for Grays Harbor College. This includes supervision and administration of staff who are involved with some or all of the following functions: payroll and benefits; labor relations and contract administration; HR policies and procedures; staff work performance issues; recruiting, classification and compensation; faculty and exempt staff contracts; L and I and unemployment work related issues.

Lisa Espedal

Human Resource Consultant 1
Phone (360) 538-4041
Fax: (360) 538-4136

Lisa assists the Chief of Human Resources & Vice President for Administrative Services in analysis of key HR issues that have policy and financial impact. She works with classification and compensation policies and practices. She is responsible for all procedures related to health, life, long term disability and retirement benefits, including reconciliation processes. Oversee Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and directs the shared leave process. Monitors seniority for classified staff. Track part time hourly employees for permanent status and benefit qualifications. Oversee payroll function, responsible for quarterly payroll reporting, payroll balancing and W-2 reconciliation.

Carmen Hammonds
Payroll Coordinator
Phone (360) 538-4046
Fax (360) 538-4136

Carmen is responsible for payroll for all employees. She enters time cards for Part Time Hourly and Student employees, keeps track of Classified employees pay, range and step, and Faculty and Administrative pay. She also oversees Part Time Faculty payments. She is also responsible for entering and reconciling all leave records and Time and Attendance. Other duties include payroll taxes, vendor payments and vendor reports.

Lisa Krause

Human Resource Consultant Assistant 2
Phone (360) 538-4257
Fax (360) 538-4136

Lisa is responsible for all aspects of the college’s employee recruitment process, documentation, advertising, coordination and direction of the employment selection committees, interviewing and hiring processes. She is responsible for generating contracts, including Administrative and Faculty yearly contracts and also quarterly part-time (PT) teaching, ancillary and overload contracts. She also oversees the college Job Placement program that provides workstudy jobs for students. Other job duties include: verifying PT faculty payroll; tracking PT faculty sick leave; MIS reconciliation; tracking L&I and unemployment claims activity; and reporting of Employee Accident reports.


Grays Harbor College
1620 Edward P. Smith Drive
Aberdeen , WA 98520

(360) 538-4218 or toll-free (in WA state) 1-(800) 562-4830 ext. 4218
Fax: (360) 538-4136

Off-Campus Locations

Riverview Education Center, Raymond: (360) 875-9466
Columbia Education Center, Ilwaco: (360) 642-9433
Whiteside Continuing Education Center, Aberdeen: (360) 533-9733