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Teddi LorchTeddi Lorch is responsible for the day to day management of the team involved in the recruitment and retention of employees.  As Executive Director, Human Resources & Employer/Employee Relations since 2001, she has oversight over all human resources programs including employer-employee relations, organizational development, and cultural proficiency. In 2004-05, Teddi coordinated the largest recruitment effort undertaken since the district was founded--52 full time faculty positions, and 51 permanent classified positions. Her career highlights include service with the Immigration and Naturalization Services in the areas of human resources, classification, employee relations, and training. While pursing her doctoral studies in industrial-organizational psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology, she served internships with the District’s Human Resources department and the Navy Personnel Research and Development Center.  Teddi was a part-time psychology instructor at Saddleback College for over 19 years and served on the SOCCCD Board of Trustees for five years. She holds a B.A. from San Diego State University in Speech Communication & Consumer/Family Relations, a M.S. in Developmental Psychology from Chapman University, and a M.A. in Industrial –Organizational Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology.

CONTACT TEDDI LORCH: 949-582-4348 | E-Mail Teddi Lorch

Ettie Graham, Director, Human Resources, Employer/Employee Relations, EEO, Diversity Compliance & Training, joined the District in 2002. She is responsible for developing and coordinating recruitment and retention of faculty and staff, employee diversity programs, and sexual harassment and discrimination prevention programs. Formerly the Human Resources Manager of the Pacific Southwest Region for the accounting and professional services firm of Deloitte & Touche, LLP, she was responsible for all aspects of human resources, including project management, employee relations, training, organizational development, benefits, and payroll. Ettie earned a B.A. in Social and Behavioral Sciences from California State University, Long Beach and a M.S. in Human Resources Management from Chapman University in Orange. 

CONTACT ETTIE GRAHAM: 949-582-4411 | E-Mail Ettie Graham

James Laurie, Associate Director, Applications Delivery, joined the District in 2004. He is responsible for all information systems support of personnel records, recruiting, reporting and analysis within Human Resources. He is currently leading the effort to migrate the legacy human resources system to state of the art systems. Jim has over 25 years of experience within high-technology and Fortune 500 companies in the areas of technology architecture and large-scale enterprise resource planning software implementations. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of California, Irvine with a B.S. in Psychology.