Professional Title: Director of Benefits, Human Resources
Office: 105 Cohodas Building
Kristen Bjorne is the Director of Benefits for Human Resources at NMU. Her main responsibilities include analyzing benefit plan designs for medical, dental/vision, retirement, long term disability, life insurance, worker's compensation, and flexible spending accounts. She assesses the effectiveness of programs and vendors in meeting overall strategic objectives. She also oversees the development and implementation of changes and improvements to befit programs.
As the former Chair of the Committee, Kristen continues to have a vested interest in planning various wellness activities for faculty and staff. Her love of golf in the summer and snowshoeing in the winter keeps her well in all seasons.