The Portage County Human Resources Department is responsible for managing all personnel functions for the departments under the Board of Commissioners and providing assistance on personnel issues to all elected officials and county departments.

The Human Resource Department administers:

  • Personnel policy development and administration
  • Recruitment
  • The self-insured employee health plan
  • Employee benefit management
  • Compensation management system
  • Employee labor contract administration
  • Employee and supervisory training

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Janet Kovick Director 330-298-4544
Susan Lynn Benefits Specialist 330-297-5326
Jenna Morgan HR Generalist 330-297-3603