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Employee Relations

What is Employee Relations?

Employee Relations offers consultation, facilitation and resolution strategies for workplace issues. Employee Relations assists in communications between employees and supervisors, corrective action and planning, disciplinary actions, and explanation and clarification of University policies and procedures.

What Employee Relations Does to Help Supervisors and Employees:

  • Provides counsel and advice to supervisors and employees regarding employment-related inquiries.
  • Assists in the interpretation of University policies and procedures.
  • Provides confidential consultation.
  • Advises employees regarding their employment rights.
  • Facilitates dialogue on employee/employer issues.

Employee Relations Contacts:

Marla Boyer, MBA, SPHR, GBA
Senior Associate Director
Benefits Specialist | ADA Specialist | Employee Relations
Utah State University Human Resources
(435) 797-5475

BrandE Faupell, MS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Executive Director
Utah State University Human Resources
(435) 797-1812

Relevant policies accessible via the HR website:

On-Campus Resources:

Community Resources:

  • Bear River Mental Health (435) 752-0750
  • Children's Justice Center (435) 753-7017
  • Child & Family Support Center (435) 752-8880