Human Resources


The Human Resources Department serves the city organization, city employees, retirees, and the citizens of the community by providing a full range of Human Resources services. We are a strategic partner to city departments to support and promote efficient operations. The Human Resources Department oversees the selection, placement, and development of qualified people in positions with the city. We are also responsible for employee and retiree benefits and compensation, employee policies, labor management, FMLA administration, employment law compliance, safety and liability programs, training and career development, and more. 

Mission Statement

Human Resource staff members will continue to strive to meet the needs of our valued employees throughout their career while providing a safe and pleasant work environment. We pledge to value the contributions of every employee to the overall well-being and efficient operations of the City of Hagerstown.

Staff Members 

Name Position Phone Number
Don Francis Director of Human Resources (301) 739-8577 ext. 109
Amy Dreisbach HR Administrator - Benefits & Wellness (301) 739-8577 ext. 108
Kevin DeHaven Risk/Human Resources  Administrator (301) 739-8577 ext. 189
Tamara Owens Part Time HR Representative (301) 739-8577 ext. 298
Donnie Harkcom HR Coordinator (301) 739-8577 ext. 828