HR Staff

HR Staff


Martha O. Gonzalez, MPA, SPHR, Director of Human Resources
Responsible for the daily operation of the HR Office, which includes the areas of benefits; employment; performance evaluations; leave; employee relations; policies, regulations, and rules; compensation; immigration services; staff training and development; HR communication; and Affirmative Action.

Phone: (956) 326-2361

Jessica Palacios, PHR, Associate Director of Human Resources
Assist the Director of HR with the daily operation of the HR Office, being particularly responsible for the areas of benefits administration; new hire orientation; leave; staff training/development; and records management/reporting.

Phone: (956) 326-2362

Sandy Jimenez, HR Manager (Benefits)
Responsible for assistance in the areas of benefits with benefits administration; new hire orientation; BPP data entry; records management/reporting; and staff training/development.

Phone: (956) 326-2363

Araceli Sandoval, HR Manager (Immigration)
Responsible for immigration services; international employee tax compliance; and the Employee Educational Assistance Program (EEAP).

Phone: (956) 326-2367

Angie Garcia, HR Employment Specialist
Responsible for the daily operation of the HR Employment Office. Provide assistance with advertising, recruiting, hiring, scheduling new hire orientations, etc.

Phone: (956) 326-2360

Joe Hernandez Jr., HR Leave Specialist
Responsible for the maintenance of employee leave records including timecards. Also responsible for employment verifications; workers' compensation; and leave of absence issues.

Phone: (956) 326-2364

Melissa Dominguez, HR Communication Specialist
Responsible for communication of HR information via web presence and other mediums. Responsible for maintenance of the HR webpage and online Employee Directory. Provide assistance in the benefits area with new hire orientation.

Phone: (956) 326-2365


Phone: 956.326.2365
Fax: 956.326.2359
Location: Killam Library 158

5201 University Boulevard, Laredo, TX 78041-1900 Work956.326.2100