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    Talent Strategy and Communications

    Camile Alexander

    Camille Alexander | Executive Director of Human Resources, Talent Acquisition & Management

    425-936-1266 | calexander@lwsd.org

    Mrs. Alexander is responsible for designing the district’s talent management infrastructure, processes and frameworks from the first touch point of an employees’ experience to the last. Mrs. Alexander leads and directs district recruitment and retention efforts to further workforce diversity policies and promote a culture and climate to attract and retain a highly effective and skilled workforce. She interacts regularly with administrators and district leadership and is responsible for developing short and long-term recruitment strategies for classified and certificated positions throughout the district. Mrs. Alexander reports to the Associate Superintendent of Talent Strategy and Communications and supervises HR staff as assigned.

    Human Resources Organizational Chart

    Department webpages: Human Resources and Employment

     

    Zakiya Cita

    Zakiya Cita | Director of Human Resources, Talent Acquisition

    425-936-1421 | zcita@lwsd.org 

    Ms. Cita provides strategic leadership and management of the district’s full life cycle recruiting functions, strategies and procedures for certificated and classified positions. Her efforts aim to position LWSD as an employer of choice where staff of all backgrounds thrive. She cultivates strong relationships and delivers results in a rapidly and constantly evolving environment. Through collaboration with the Office of Equity and Family Engagement and other divisions, Ms. Cita ensures that our hiring and selection systems and processes include appropriate onboarding, orientation and training for new employees as well as embed equity and diversity principles and practices.

     

    Jerred Kelly

    Jerred Kelly | Director of Human Resources, Classified Employee & Labor Relations

    425-936-1333 | jerrkelly@lwsd.org

    Mr. Kelly works in collaboration with the Associate Superintendent of Talent Strategy and Communications to provide leadership for the district’s human resources (HR) and to integrate and implement effective HR operations aligned with district goals and objectives. Mr. Kelly assumes responsibility for classified staffing and employee relations processes and compliance with all legal and contractual matters pertaining to classified employment. Mr. Kelly oversees employment-related processes pertaining to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

     

    Richard Patterson

    Dr. Richard Patterson | Director of Human Resources, Certificated Employee & Labor Relations

    425-936-1251 | ripatterson@lwsd.org

    Working with the Associate Superintendent of Talent Strategy and Communications, Dr. Patterson oversees the certificated employee and labor relations services across LWSD. He plays a key leadership role in programs aimed at proactively addressing workplace concerns, improving employee engagement and workplace performance as well as designing and implementing an employee and labor relations strategy focused on cultivating employee and labor relations with LWSD’s culture and values. Dr. Patterson also represents the district interests in systemwide contract negotiations and the implementation and administration of collective bargaining agreements and relevant policies.

     

    Shannon Parthemer

    Shannon Parthemer | Director of Communications

    425-936-1342 | sparthemer@lwsd.org

    Mrs. Parthemer provides overall leadership for the district’s communications operations and serves as the district’s Public Information and Communications Officer. She acts as district spokesperson for the media and the public, ensuring timely, reliable, accessible and accurate provision of information and communications. She leads the development, integration, and implementation of the district’s public/media relations and communications plans aligned with district goals and objectives. Mrs. Parthemer assumes responsibility for internal and external district publications; print and social and multi-media communications; and, volunteer community engagement efforts.

    Communications organizational chart

    Department webpage: Communications