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Department of Human Capital Management

Ms. Ella D. Bradley, Director
Mrs. Maggie A. Jones, Coordinator, Staffing
Mr. Tomas Rivera-Figueroa, Supervisor
Ella M. Jennings, Administrative Secretary III


45 W. Gude Drive, Suite 1100
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone: 240-740-8015
Fax: 301-517-5830

Need more information?

Our staff members in the Department of Human Capital Management are happy to help you, below are the clusters they serve. Use the directory below or e-mail We look forward to hearing from you!

Teacher Staffing Team

Contact email:

Meredith Benning, Staffing Coordinator
Staffing Assistant: Jessica Bryant
Clusters:Magruder, Springbrook, Walter Johnson

Katrina Brown, Staffing Coordinator
Staffing Assistant: Elena Baxter
Clusters: Kennedy, Poolesville, Wootton, Special Schools

Elizabeth (Grace) Chesney, Staffing Coordinator
Staffing Assistant: Matthew Diaz
Clusters: Churchill, Northwest, Richard Montgomery, Seneca Valley

Scott Durbin, Staffing Coordinator
Staffing Assistant: Jessica Bryant
Clusters: TBD

Carolina Garcia-Ablanque, Staffing Coordinator
Staffing Assistant: Robin Young
Clusters: Clarksburg, Paint Branch, Sherwood, Watkins Mill

Cinthea Neuheisel, Staffing Coordinator
Staffing Assistant: Jessica Bryant
Clusters: Gaithersburg, Northwood, Wheaton, Thomas Edison, Virtual Academy (Secondary)

Matthew Parker, Staffing Coordinator
Staffing Assistant: Venessa Figueira
Clusters: Blair, Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Damascus, Rockville

Robert Watson, Staffing Coordinator
Staffing Assistant: Venessa Figueira
Clusters: Blake, Einstein, Quince Orchard, Walt Whitman, Virtual Academy (Elementary)

Supporting Services Staffing Team

Staffing Assistants: Comfort Baiyeshea, Cindy Barton, Vanessa Chavarry, Mineva Strong
Phone: 240-740-8000
Contact email:

Katherine Camacho, Staffing Specialist
Clusters: TBD

Nancy Chin, Staffing Specialist
Clusters: TBD

Karla Flores, Staffing Specialist
Clusters: Gaithersburg, Wheaton, Wootton, Special Schools

Wendy Grenidge, Staffing Specialist
Clusters: Blair, Einstein, Kennedy, Northwood, Poolesville

Maria Pineda, Staffing Specialist
Clusters: Churchill, Magruder, Richard Montgomery, Rockville 

Gina McEwen, Staffing Specialist
Clusters: Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Northwest, Seneca Valley, Walter Johnson

Cherie (Tutti) Tessier, Staffing Specialist
Clusters: Clarksburg, Damascus, Quince Orchard, Watkins Mill

Rachel Shin, Staffing Specialist
Clusters: Blake, Paint Branch, Sherwood, Springbrook, Walt Whitman


Phone: 301-217-5095

Tomas Rivera-Figueroa, Supervisor of Teacher Recruitment

Sydney Pinkard, Coordinator of Future Initiatives

Brittany Mackel, Instructional Specialist, Higher Education Partnerships

Sarah Downey, Administrative Secretary

Administrator Staffing

45 W. Gude Drive, Suite 2100
Rockville, MD 20850

Phone: 240-740-5777

Staffing Assistant: Alexandra Guillen

Christina Lee, Coordinator Staffing: Principal, Assistant Principal, Principal Intern, Assistant School Administrator, School Business Administrator

Jason McCoy, Coordinator Staffing: Principal, Assistant Principal, Principal Intern, Assistant School Administrator, School Business Administrator

Bus Operators and Attendents: 301-548-4999

Substitute teaching questions:  240-740-8060 

Certification Requirements/Praxis Information:  Contact the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) 410-767-0412 

Benefits/Payroll Questions:  Contact the Employee and Retiree Service Center (ERSC) 301-517-8100

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