About

CUPA-HR Maryland Chapter

About the Maryland Chapter

The CUPA-HR Maryland Chapter brings together HR professionals in higher education to exchange best practices, connect with others in our field, and provide meaningful educational opportunities on topics important and relevant to our field. We are always looking for higher ed HR professionals in Maryland who want to get involved and help out. If this sounds like you, please contact one of our board members.

Interested in Becoming a Future Board Member?

Stay tuned for information on our upcoming elections OR volunteer for a committee.  By serving on the Board you can receive:

  • HRCI credit-10 credit hours per year for board position
  • HRCI credit-5 credit hours per year for committee chair
  • HRCI credit-2.5 credit hours per year for committee member
  • SHRM credit-5 PDC per year for serving as a board member or officer or committee chair

2021-22 Board of Directors

Yvette Bunn Jones

President

Director, Employee Relations, Training and Organizational Development

Community College of Baltimore County

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Julie Irby

President Elect & Chair of the Programs and Professional Development Committee

Coordinator for Professional Development

Harford Community College

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Mike Noll

Past President

Senior Consultant, Organization and Employee Development

University of Maryland, Baltimore

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Marlee Pyles

Treasurer

Interim Leave Specialist, Human Resources Benefits

Towson University

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Tammey Brice

Back-Up Treasurer

Administrator, Employee Relations

Community College of Baltimore County

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Shannon Raum

Secretary, Marketing and Communications Director & Chair of the Social Media Committee

Assistant Director, Human Resources

Notre Dame of Maryland University

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Lisa Drouillard

At-Large Member

Director of Payroll & Human Resource Information Systems

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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David Elliott

At-Large Member

Employee Relations Specialist

University of Baltimore

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Lara Nicholson

At-Large Member

Human Resources Generalist

Goucher College

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Non-Board Postions

Tammey Brice

Corporate Partner Director

Administrator, Employee Relations

Community College of Baltimore County

Sabrina Thomas

Registrar

Manager- Benefits and Compensation

Prince George's Community College

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Kristi Yowell, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Eastern Region Liaison

Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Goucher College

Committee Members
  • Programming/Professional Development Committee: Jessica Bird, Nicola Gleeson, Audrey Davis, Mark Emmel
  • Social Media Committee: Amanda Blankenship (McDaniel College)
Former Presidents
  • Mike Noll, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 2020-21
  • Sally Reed, University of Baltimore, 2019-20
  • Dr. Lynne Adams, Prince George’s Community College, 2018-19
  • Colleen Cashill, MICA, 2017-2018
  • Jess Jacobson, Universities at Shady Grove (formerly), 2016-2017
  • Kristi Yowell, Towson University, 2015-2016