Human Resources

Human Resources Staff

The Human Resources staff is ready to serve the employees of HGTC.  Please contact us if you have questions or concerns.


Judy Wooten
AVP for Human Resources and Employee Relations

EEO/Affirmative Action Officer, Supervisor of all HR Departmental functions, Salary Analysis for new Full-Time Employees, Conflict Resolution, Disciplinary Action, Grievances, HR Strategic Planning, Revision and Interpretation of HR Policies and Procedures, Cabinet Representative
Reports to H. Neyle Wilson
Contact: 843-349-5212,
Tara Lahnen
Benefits Manager

Benefits, Retirement, Exit Interviews, New Hire Orientation, REACH Employee Assistance Program, Faculty/Staff Development Calendar, Supervision of Temporary Employment and Leave Functions
Reports to Judy Wooten
Contact: 843-349-5213,
Stacey Sellers
HR Administrative Specialist

Front Office Administrative Support, New Temporary Employment Packets, Transcript Requests, New Temporary Staff and Adjunct Account Set-up, Temporary Employment Verifications, Data Entry/Processing in Banner for new Temporary Employees, Change of Address/Online Directory, Worker's Compensation Claims
Reports to Tara Lahnen
Contact: 843-349-7833,
Melissa Myotte
Temporary Employment & Employee Leave Specialist

New Hire Requests & Recommendations for Adjunct and Temporary Staff Employees, Temporary Staff Employment Agreements, Adjunct Employment Agreements, Dual Employment Agreements for Temporary Employees, Criminal Background Checks for Temporary Employees. Employee Leave (Faculty and Staff), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Voluntary Furlough, Back-up for Full-Time Employee Benefits.
Reports to Tara Lahnen
Contact: 843-349-7533,
Laura Luce
Classification and Compensation Manager

Compensation, Full-time Employment Agreements, Establishment of New Full-Time Positions, Setup of  Accounts for New Full-Time Employees, Position Descriptions, Employment Verifications for Full-Time Employees, Dual Employment Forms for Full-Time Employees, Temporary Staff Payrates, Supervises Employment Function
Reports to Judy Wooten
Contact: 843-349-5305,
Alfreda Allston
Employment Specialist
Full-Time Employment Process, Advertisement of Full- and Part-Time Vacancies, Criminal Background and Reference Checks for Full-Time Employees, Maintains Online Application / Evaluation Systems, Organizational Charts, HR Policies & Procedures.
Reports to Laura Luce
Contact: 843-349-7528,