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NRAO OMBUDS REPRESENTATIVE

WHAT IS AN OMBUDS REPRESENTATIVE AT NRAO?

An ombuds representative at NRAO is an advocate for fairness. The ombuds representative is an independent, confidential resource available to assist employees, visitors, contractors, and students affliated with NRAO in resolving problems, complaints, conflicts, and other issues when normal processes or procedures have not worked satisfactorily, or when you just don't know where to go for help.

WHO ARE THE OMBUDS REPRESENTATIVES?

Patty Lindsey, VLA, New Mexico
Phone: (505) 835-7314
email: Patty Lindsey

Jennifer Neighbours, Charlottesville, Virginia
Phone: (434) 296-0296
email: Jennifer Neighbours

Sheila Reasner, Socorro, New Mexico
Phone: (505) 835-7351
email: Sheila Reasner

Cara Rose, Green Bank, West Virginia
Phone: (304) 456-2164
email: Cara Rose

Marty Bloss, Green Bank, West Virginia
Phone: (304) 456-2325
email: Marty Bloss

WHAT SERVICES DOES THE OMBUDS REPRESENTATIVE PROVIDE?

The ombudsperson will:

WHY GO TO THE OMBUDS REPRESENTATIVE?

The Ombudsperson is Confidential

The Ombuds representative will not identify you or discuss your concerns with anyone without your permission. She/he can arrange private confidential meetings at your convenience.

The Ombudsperson is Independent

The Ombuds representative works toward resolution of problems based on principles of fairness, regardless of the parties involved.

The Ombudsperson is Impartial

The Ombuds representative does not take sides. The rights and interests of all parties will receive equal consideration.

See an Ombudsperson if you have a problem, concern, or issue and:

You don't know where to go for help. You've been there, done that, and gotten nowhere. You are reluctant to go through normal channels for assistance.

Program Coordinator - Roy Norville - (434) 296-0265 or email: Roy Norville

Other NRAO Resources:

The Human Resources Office The Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Your EAP program is a free resource for counseling and support services. It's provided by the NRAO to help you resolve issues and problems quickly - so you can stay healthy, happy and productive.

Please note that although the EAP is completely confidential, because it is sponsored by the employer, issues regarding legal actions directly affecting the employer/employee work relationship cannot be addressed.


NRAO is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. [an error occurred while processing this directive] Modified on Tuesday, 04-Jan-2011 12:09:05 EST By R. Norville [an error occurred while processing this directive]