Welcome to Dutchess BOCES Office of Human Resources. The team is here to help.

The Office of Human Resources’ goal is to recruit, develop, motivate, and retain a diverse workforce.

Our aim is to hire the most highly qualified faculty and staff in support of our mission of providing educational leadership through service, solutions and savings.

This is accomplished by providing leadership and the equitable administration of policies and procedures.

Human Resources can be reached at 845-486-4800. Extensions are listed below.
The Human Resources Staff includes:

NAME Extension Title   Responsibilities

Norah Merritt, Ph.D.

2278 Executive Director for Human Resources
Renee Gremillot
2271 Administrative School
  • Ad placement for internal BOCES positions
  • Aflac special insurance enrollment
  • Board Letter Preparation
  • Board Sheet Preparation
  • Cooperative Recruitment CoSer
  • Employee Recognition Awards
  • End of year event planning
  • Flexible Spending enrollment
  • FMLA tracking
  • Sick Bank Enrollments and Notifications
  • Unemployment claim tracking

Joan Goldhammer


2258 Personnel Assistant
  • Time And Attendance (Aesop) for BOCES staff
  • Assurance Letters
  • Fingerprinting coordination
  • Internal postings
  • New Hire orientation
  • New Hire paperwork processing
  • Online ad posting: Indeed, OLAS, HVHW, BOCES
  • Personnel file maintenance
  • Sub letters, return to work letters
  • Substitute hiring processing
  • Summer School hiring processing
  • Website updates
Nicholas MacDermott
2219 School Personnel Associate
  • Certification Records
  • College Credit, In-service
  • Cooperative Recruitment ad placement
  • Employment verifications
  • Frontline Applicant Tracking System (New)
  • Frontline Employee Safety training module
  • KACE tickets
  • Longevity tracking
  • MyLearningPlan
  • Regional Certification Officer
Betty McGinty

Administrative School

  • Auditor Backup
  • Civil Service Canvassing, reports, forms
  • Cooperative Recruitment ad placement backup
  • Cooperative Recruitment bill payment tracking and support
  • Incidental Contracts
  • Independent Contracts
  • Personnel file maintenance
  • Switchboard/Mail backup
  • QA meeting attendance
  • Staffing Chart