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; Title IX Coordinator.
Contact: 843-349-5212,


Tara Lahnen, SPHR
Assistant Director of Human Resources

Supervision of Full-Time Employment, Temporary Employment, and Benefits.
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,

Melissa Melissa Eckroth
Benefits Specialist
Full-Time Faculty and Staff Leave; FMLA-Leave Requests; Worker’s Compensation; Employee Address Updates, Managing Employee Benefits.
Contact: 843-349-7134,
Charlotte Charlotte Hearn
Compensation Coordinator
Classification and Compensation Management; Position Descriptions, Salary Analysis, and State Reporting. Assist AVP with Employee Relations.
Contact: 843-349-7833,
 Molly Molly McCord
Document Imaging and Employment Specialist
Assists with Full-time and Temporary Employment Process. Scans and indexes HR Documents in Document Imaging System.
Contact: 843-349-5350,