Human Resources Team

  • The Snoqualmie Valley School District Human Resources Department is a service-oriented team that supports the recruiting, screening, interviewing, onboarding, and placing of all district employees.

    HR staff photo

    (L-R): Angela Zwiefelhofer, Debbie Orosco, Sam Pedersen, Beth Porter, Courtney Hahn, Michelle Daly, and Melissa Lazorik.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Beth Porter, Executive Director

    • Leaves (FMLA, Medical)
    • Bargaining/Labor Relations
    • Student teachers/interns
    • Paraeducator FCS & GPC

    Angela Zwiefelhofer, HR Coordinator

    • Certificated staff assignments in Skyward
    • Employee contracts – base and supplemental
    • State/Federal reporting
    • Certification
    • Work experience

    Debbie Orosco, HR Classified Specialist

    • Classified staff assignments in Skyward
    • Activity and coaching stipends

    Courtney Hahn, HR Administrative Assistant (new hires)

    • Job postings
    • Applicant questions
    • New hire documentation (clock hours, credits, compliance)
    • Employee name changes
    • Frontline
    • Clock hours
    • New hire fingerprinting


    Michelle Daly, HR Administrative Assistant (front desk AM)

    • Front desk (AM)
    • Employment experience verification (Note: contact Payroll for verifications for loan applicants)
    • Employee address changes
    • Staff records requests
    • SVEA Discretionary Leave Calendar
    • Release calendar
    • Vector Training (SafeSchools)


    Melissa Lazorik, HR Administrative Assistant  (front desk PM) 

    • Front desk (PM)
    • Volunteers
    • Purchase orders
    • Outgoing mail

    Val Berglund, Substitute Coordinator

    • Front desk (AM)
    • Substitutes
    • Substitute fingerprinting

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