Human Resources

Human Resources Staff

The Human Resources staff is ready to serve the employees of HGTC.  Please contact us if you have questions or concerns.

Jackie Barrett, MHR
Assistant Vice President, Human Resources

EEO/Affirmative Action Officer; Supervision of all HR Departmental functions; Conflict Resolution; Disciplinary Action; Grievances; HR Strategic Planning; Revision and Interpretation of HR Policies and Procedures; Cabinet representative.                       Contact: 843-349-5212,


Tara Lahnen, SPHR
Assistant Director of Human Resources & Benefits Manager

Supervision of Full-Time Employment, Temporary Employment, and Leave functions. Benefits; Retirement; Exit Interviews; New Hire Orientations; REACH Employee Assistance Program; Other Benefit Related Information.                                             Contact: 843-349-5213,

Alfreda Alfreda Lewis
Employment Specialist
Full-Time Employment Process; Advertisement of Full- and Temporary Vacancies; Criminal Background and Reference Checks for Full-Time Employees; Maintains Online Application / Evaluation Systems; Organizational Charts; HR Policies & Procedures.
Contact: 843-349-7528,

Regina Pace
Temporary Employment Specialist
Temporary Staff, Adjunct, College Work Study, and Continuing Education Employment Process, including Intake and Processing of Employment Paperwork and Employment Agreements, Dual Employment, and Criminal Background Checks.
Contact: 843-349-5305,

Brooke Brooke Keller
Benefits Specialist
Front-Office Reception; Full-Time Faculty and Staff Leave; FMLA-Leave Requests; Worker’s Compensation; Employee Address Updates; Assisting the Benefits Manager.
Contact: 843-349-7134,