Human Resources Staff


Mary Wilson
Director of Human Resources
HR strategy and governance, department management, policy and procedures, employee relations and HR consulting
(931) 598-1860                                                                  
mewilson@sewanee.edu                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Jessica Welch
Human Resources Operations & Compensation Specialist 
Compensation and classification plan administration, new hire and supervisor training, organizational development, employee relations, FMLA
(931) 598-3505
jewelch@sewanee.edu

Maris Owens
HRIS Specialist
Retiree counseling & enrollment, 1095-C, student employment, summer hiring, timesheet issues/questions
(931) 598-1230 
mtowens@sewanee.edu

Chris Champion 
Benefits Administrator
Benefits oversight and administration including plan design, vendors, government compliance, candidate & benefits meetings & enrollment, COBRA, educational benefits
(931)598-1213
cbchampi@sewanee.edu

Jacqueline Blair
Hiring Coordinator                                             
Coordinate hiring process including pre-screenings, onboarding and offboarding, PeopleAdmin, verfications of employment, general administrative support for the HR office                                                 
(931) 598-1381                                                                
jlblair@sewanee.edu