The Human Resources Department is dedicated to the delivery of the highest quality and most efficient service possible for the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board community.

The department has responsibility for staff recruitment, selection, assignment, evaluation, and separation; employee benefits and payroll; employ-employee relations and negotiations; staff development; equality and diversity; occupational health and safety; volunteer services; and maintenance of personnel records.

To contact the Human Resources Department for general information and inquiries, or to provide feedback, please e-mail -

HR Confidential Fax: 705-760-8654 


SENIOR MANAGER: Human Resource Services

Larry Piccinin

Ext. 2028 

Administrative Assistant 

Cheryl Gzik 

Ext. 2028

Manager, Benefits and Disability Management and Wellness

Penny Barrett

Ext. 2154

Manager, Employee and Labour Relations and Staffing

Debbie Hill

Ext. 2213

Manager, Occupational Health and Safety

Lesie Woolcott

Ext. 2249 

Ext. 2249



Ext. 3333


Attendance - Sick Leave Queries 

Ext. 2225

Benefits - Senior Administration, CUPE, ALG, P/VP, Employee Benefit Booklets, Retirement Gratuities

Ext. 2209

Benefits - All Teacher (Regular and Occasional)

Ext. 2209

Disability Management Team

Ext. 2233

Disability Management and Return to Work for all Teacher Groups, Secretaries, Administrative and Leadership Group, Principals and Vice-principals

Ext. 2222

Disability Management and Return to Work for Custodians, EA's and CYW's and Workers and WSIB (Workplace Injury Case Management)

Ext. 2084

Health and Wellbeing

Ext. 2154

Labour Relations Specialist

Ext. 2212 and 2239

ATE/Absences and Short-term Leaves

Ext. 2232

Labour Relations - Non-teaching Staff - Investigations, Progressive Discipline, CUPE Job Evaluation and Recuitment

Ext. 2304

Labour Relations - Teaching Staff - Investigations, Progressive Discipline

Ext. 2211

Occupational Health and Safety Officer

Ext. 2219

ATE/Easy Connect 


Ext. 2288

Staffing - CUPE - Non-teaching

Ext. 2169

Staffing, CUPE - Non-teaching 

Ext. 2220

Staffing - Elementary Permanent and Occasional Teachers 

Ext. 2218

Staffing - Secondary Permanent and Occasional Teachers

Ext. 2227

Staffing - Process Co-ordination/P/VP Staffing

Ext. 2216

Staffing - Recruitment

Ext. 2304





The information contained in the Human Resources Web Page is intended for informational use only. Reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of all information. Where any discrepancy exists between information found at this web site and a full plan document (or Collective Agreement), the full plan document (or Collective Agreement) will prevail.