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Human Resources

Statement and Purpose

The Office of Human Resources offers employment and benefit services, and acts as a resource in support of the Archdiocesan Center, Parishes, and Schools of the Archdiocese of Newark.

Services provided include employee relations, human resource policies, legal compliance, and benefit and pension administration.

Human Resources Contacts

Deacon John J. McKenna
Vice Chancellor/Executive Director

Christiane Mendoza
Human Resources Manager
Administrative responsibilities for policies, procedures and activities relating to all phases of human resources

Dennis Miller
Director of Employee Benefits
Administration of the Archdiocese’s pension plans, administration of the group medical, dental, life and disability programs for parishes, schools and institutions

Maria T. Joyner
Associate Director of Employee Benefits
Employee & Clergy claim questions, severance plan claims, disability and FMLA questions

Thomas Murphy
Director of Pension
Administration of the Archdiocese’s pension plans

Elena Skinner
Associate Director of Pensions
Lay & Priests’ Pension plan calculations, administration and billing