Human Resources

Human resources banner photo

DEPARTMENT MISSION 
It is our mission to provide leadership in promoting effective human resource practices within the Human Resources/Payroll Department through premiere customer service to staff and the school communities in order to support student success. 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 
School District 197 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation in any of its employment practices, educational programs, services, or activities.

STAFF

Brenda Albrecht
Director of Human Resources
651-403-7006 | brenda.albrecht@isd197.org
• Employee/Labor Relations • Human Rights Officer • Long-Term Leave of Absences •  Policy/Procedure Development • Staffing

Belle Sarff
Human Resources Coordinator
651-403-7027 | belle.sarff@isd197.org
• Time Off • Salary and Wage Schedules • Benefits • Leaves • Staffing • Seniority • Lists

Amy Shaver
Payroll Assistant
651-403-7000 | amy.shaver@isd197.org
• Timesheet 
processing timesheets Assisting with Payroll and HR Tasks

Jessica Cervantez
HR/Payroll Specialist
All Groups Last Name A-L
651-403-7013 | jessica.cervantez@isd197.org 
• Employment Verifications • Unemployment • AESOP • Employment • Status Changes • Job Postings • New Hire Paperwork • Payroll • PERA • Retirement • Severance • TRA • TSA/403(b) • Timesheets • W-4

Amalia Pena Chavez
HR/Payroll Specialist
All Groups Last Name M-Z
651-403-7014
| amalia.penachavez@isd197.org

• Employment Verifications • Unemployment • AESOP • Employment • Status Changes • Job Postings • New Hire Paperwork • Payroll • PERA • Retirement • Severance • TRA • TSA/403(b) • Timesheets • W-4

Employee Benefits