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Operations & Policy

Deputy Director Nancy Varichak

Operations Branch

Branch Chief - Cindy Hadlich, 612-336-3310
Branch Chief - Jason Grams, 612-336-3292

For all of MRP, HRO-Minneapolis conducts position classification and position management reviews/activities; announces vacancies and administers activity related to transfer, promotion, reduction-in-force, etc.; provides advice and guidance on compensation, tours of duty and use of leave; coordinates benefits operational activities; collects, reviews and submits all security clearance forms and documents; enters personnel actions and payroll documents into the payroll/personnel system; and maintains Official Personnel Folders.

Operational support to MRP employees in:

Supervisor - Brian Fleming, 612-336-3321

Supervisor – Mandy Olson, 612-336-3295

HRIS Processing/Payroll Action Processing
Supervisor – Tara Hengtgen, 612-336-3321

Leave & Compensation 
Supervisor - Kris Wagner, 612-336-3317

Personnel Security 
Personnel Security Officer - Kevin Bera, 202-260-8920

Deputy Director Jill Pravatiner


Staffing Supervisors
Jon Crowson, 612-336-3265
Jeff Gutow, 612-336-3415
Monica Hill, 612-336-3271
Jason Scott, 612-336-3339

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