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Human Resources

Human Resources’ (HR) mission is to foster the recruitment, retention and development of exceptional scientific, engineering and operational talent to achieve Berkeley Lab’s mission.

The following is a list of HR contacts:

HR Resources & Links

HR Assistant, Jenny Chu, (JennyChu@lbl.gov)

For transactional, time-sensitive requests, please email the HR team who work in concert to respond to inquiries in a timely manner. Using the team email, rather than contacting an individual, assures that your request will receive prompt attention. Some examples of transactional requests include the following:

  • Rehired retiree appointments/extensions 
  • Tracking and extension of students, limited and term appointments
  • Processing of UCPath actions related to status changes such as supervisory and department changes
  • Referrals to Lab resources and services

Bill Cannan, Principal HR Division Partner; WRCannan@lbl.gov, (510) 486-6313

  • Compensation (exempt staff)
  • Employee-labor relations
  • Performance management
  • Organizational development/training
  • S&E compensation/career development
  • Workforce planning
  • HR Policies
  • Reduction-in-force/time guidance

Nicolette Dunston, HR Division Partner; NDunston@lbl.gov, (510) 499-3627

  • Coordination of S&E cases (hire, mid-term and promotion cases)
  • Re-classes/promotions of non-S&E staff
  • Postdoctoral fellow salary administration/conversions/exceptions
  • Non-recruited hires requiring job leveling, waivers of posting, exceptions, etc.
  • RIF skills assessments coordination
  • Leave administration
  • Lab recognition program
  • Spot Award guidance and administration

Bill Singh, Senior Recruiter; BSingh@lbl.gov

  • Recruited positions
  • Relocation guidance and administration

Didn't Find What You Were Looking For?

Contact the HR Team (cshrteam@lbl.gov) for guidance.

Marcia Ocon Leimer

HR Field Manager
+1 510 495 2727 |

Bill Cannan

Pr. HR Division Partner
+1 510.486.6313 |

Nicolette Dunston

HR Division Partner
+1 510 499 3627 |

Bill Singh

+1 510.486.5935 |