Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Human Resources

Meet our staff

For general Inquiries, call (508) 286-8206 or send email to hr@wheatoncollege.edu.


Marilyn Wilson

Administrative Assistant

(508) 286-8206

Marilyn is the initial contact for people calling or visiting the Human Resources office; she answers general questions about payroll and benefits, including the annual open enrollment process, and she schedules appointments with others in the department.  She also coordinates registrations for professional development and training workshops.

karen for HR Karen Karevicius
Human Resources/Payroll Benefits Assistant


Karen enrolls faculty and staff in all benefit plans and updates the HR/Payroll database with new employee payroll and benefit information.  She communicates with benefit providers about new enrollments and changes, processes benefits invoices and payments, and coordinates COBRA enrollment and billing.  Karen also provides administrative office support and responds to general Human Resources questions and inquiries.

Barbara LemaBarbara Lema, SPHR
Assistant Vice President and Director of Human Resources
(HR Policies and Programs and Employee Relations)

(508) 286-8206

Barbara directs and manages all human resources programs, including benefits, compensation, employment, employee activities, training and communications, policies and procedures, employee relations and strategic planning.  She advises and consults with employees and managers on a variety of human resources issues, especially those related to employee relations and supervision/management.  Barbara is the Staff Affirmative Action Officer and is the liaison to the Employment Environment Committee of the Staff Association.

photo BL2Melody Lothes
Assistant Director HRIS
(HR/Payroll Systems)

(508) 286-3445

Melody oversees the use of HR/Payroll systems to ensure optimum usage and data integrity.  This includes controlling security for access to HR/Payroll data and testing Banner upgrades.  She writes reports against the Banner database to provide information for records, monitoring, and planning.


OR smallphoto 2015Omaira Roy
Director, Human Resources Operations

(508) 286-3544
Omaira is responsible for administering and managing the college's human resources operational functions, including benefits, compensation, performance management, employment, training and development, and human resources information systems. She manages the college's retirement plan, oversees tuition programs and advises employees and managers on a variety of human resources issues.

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