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Human Resources

The Town of West Hartford Human Resources Department has the primary role of supporting the organization by providing human resources management and services to more than 750 full and part-time, or seasonal employees of the Town.  We collaborate with and support internal operating departments by providing consultative services and solutions to a wide range of human resource issues in a responsive and cost-effective manner.

The Department of Human Resources is committed to providing leadership and expertise in the development and implementation of sound human resource policy, systems, and programs that support employees of the Town of West Hartford in meeting the organization’s commitment to hire qualified, dedicated employees who provide quality services to the residents of our community.

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Our department is organized into multiple divisions.  Under each division noted below you will find a brief summary of program services and a Staff Directory so we can better serve you.  We hope this site provides you with useful information and resources.

The Town of West Hartford is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate as to age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or other protected status under state and federal laws.



Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Contact Information

West Hartford Town Hall
50 South Main Street, Room 221
West Hartford, CT 06107
Fax: 860-561-7492

Staff Directory

Rick Ledwith

Job Title: Executive Director Human Resources
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-6691

Catherine Lombardi

Job Title: Assistant Director of Human Resources
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7482

Lisa Michaud

Job Title: Risk Manager
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7486

Nelson Petrone

Job Title: Human Resources Specialist
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7483

Barbara Boland

Job Title: Senior Personnel Analyst
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7489

Robin Hester

Job Title: Office Operations Manager
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7488

Lori Kearney

Job Title: Pension/Benefits Manager
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7491

Paula Knake

Job Title: Pension Coordinator
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7490

John Stewart

Job Title: Risk & Safety Analyst
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7485