Vice President for Human Resources

Jack Witt

Jack Witt, J.D.

Vice President for Human Resources
Division of Human Resources


  • B.A., Tulane University
  • M.P.A., Kent State University
  • MBA and J.D., Case Western Reserve University

Job Description

Vice President Witt is responsible for leadership of the Division of Human Resources, including oversight and long- and short-term goal development for Training and Development, Compensation, Talent Acquisition, Employee Relations, Labor Relations, Affirmative Action, Records and Benefits. This position is also responsible for all aspects of staffing, including sourcing and selection with the overall intent of diversified recruitment initiatives and the retention of employees. Vice President Witt oversees the 38-person division of which the following individuals report to him directly.

Direct Reports

  • Executive Director Engagement, Climate, Outreach, and Training and¬†Development, Geraldine Nelson, Ph.D.
  • Executive Director, Compensation, Talent Acquisition and HR Records, Donna Sansonetti
  • Assistant to the Executive Officer, Elizabeth Lee
  • Director, Employee and Labor Relations, Karen Watson
  • Director, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, Pamela Fitzgerald
  • Gender Equity Compliance Officer (Title IX Coordinator), Bonita Prewitt

Contact, 330-672-2100

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