Benefits

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Employee Service Center and Benefits staff are each able to assist you with a broad range of questions. Each has specific areas of specialties. Contact a staff member directly for help.

Staff
Last Namesort ascending Phone Services
Shimel, Dorothy (413) 545-6113

Retirement benefits including MA State Employees’ Retirement System (MSERS, pension/defined benefit) & Optional Retirement Program (ORP/defined contribution), MSERS retirement “buy-backs”, survivor benefits.

Pleasant, Kelly (413) 545-1478

Insurances, retirement, workers compensation, unemployment, personnel records, employee leave application process.

Moriarty, Kristen (413) 545-4549

New benefited-employee orientations, unemployment compensation.

Macsuga, Laura (413) 545-6110

Tuition waivers, remission benefits and employment verifications.

Lesenski, Leesa (413) 545-6114

Workers compensation (industrial accidents).

Ives, Beth (413) 545-6115

Health (medical) insurance, long-term disability and dental insurances.

Grzych, Randy (413) 545-3831

University graduate student and non-student employee personnel records.