HR & Payroll User Group

The HR & Payroll User Group exists to create, implement, and enhance effective and efficient human resources and payroll software solutions through active cooperation of the membership. Its mission is to work together and with our vendor to provide comprehensive human resources and payroll software solutions to our members.

Executive Officers

Past Chair: Rochelle Kalvig, Mower County
Chair: Karen Gates, Chisago County
Vice-Chair: Jamie Bachtle, Freeborn County
Recording Officer: Darren Brooke, Clay County

Committee Chairs

Training Committee Co-Chairs: Gwen Bruegger, Wabasha County, & Shannon Van Allen, Wabasha County
Enhancement Committee: TBD
Standards & Reports Committee: Theresa Kubes, Le Sueur County


ISSG Liaison: Matt Troska, McLeod County
MnCCC Board Liaison: T. Pat Paquin, Freeborn County

Rules & Regulations

Download the HR & Payroll User Group Rules and Regulations pdf

Meeting Schedule

The HR & Payroll User Group meets monthly on the third Thursday of each month at 10 am in a hybrid format. The committees meeting 30 minutes before the full User Group.

Links to Forms and Files

Contracted Vendor(s)

Ultimate Kronos Group (UKG) is the vendor contracted to provide maintenance, support, development, and training services for the HR & Payroll User Group. 
The HR & Payroll User Group is currently under contract with Fransen HR Consulting for project management during implementation.